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Casco Bay Islands

56 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4704
207-7784-7871
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If you don't have time to visit the Islands

If you're visiting Portland from May-Oct, a trip on the ferry to Long Island and back is a fun... read more

Reviewed 14 March 2017
ME_EATS_207
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Portland, Maine
Mail Boat Run!

Short on time on a visit but want to see coastal Maine? Take the mail boat and see Casco Bay! Bring... read more

Reviewed 10 March 2017
Elizabeth B
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An archipelago of islands off of Portland.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“peaks island” (117 reviews)
“golf cart” (28 reviews)
“mail boat” (37 reviews)
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56 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4704
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"peaks island"
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"golf cart"
in 28 reviews
"mail boat"
in 37 reviews
"casco bay"
in 114 reviews
"ferry ride"
in 27 reviews
"mailboat run"
in 24 reviews
"bailey's island"
in 9 reviews
"long island"
in 12 reviews
"day trip"
in 23 reviews
"lovely trip"
in 5 reviews
"rented bikes"
in 8 reviews
"hour cruise"
in 9 reviews
"coastal maine"
in 6 reviews
"ferry service"
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"three hours"
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"sea birds"
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"beautiful scenery"
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

If you're visiting Portland from May-Oct, a trip on the ferry to Long Island and back is a fun thing to do, and in about 2 hours you get a good look at Casco Bay, the islands, water life and birds (plus some drop-dead gorgeous...More

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Reviewed 10 March 2017

Short on time on a visit but want to see coastal Maine? Take the mail boat and see Casco Bay! Bring along a picnic and enjoy the views from the deck of a Casco Bay Ferry. If you keep watch - you might just see...More

2  Thank Elizabeth B
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

Always fun we we traverl to Ogunquit to visit out sons. We only had cocktails. There is so much to do and see here in portland. Shopping is always fun you can spend all day doing that.

1  Thank nomrapetote
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Reviewed 15 February 2017

take the mail run, pack a lunch,bring your binoculars AND a warm jacket. It's chilly on the water. Takes you from island to island in Casco Bay.

1  Thank rnorriss
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Reviewed 28 January 2017

Took Bailey's Island cruise with family, and everyone enjoyed it. Brilliant day on the ocean, comfortable seating, including out of the sun. Two stayed on board with picnic lunch, while others left. Some ate right there at restaurant, while others hiked over bridge for take-out....More

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Reviewed 7 January 2017

Take a car ferry or just a cruise. The Casco Bay Islands are beautiful and historic. We suggest the mail boat cruise. Cruise while the boat delivers mail and freight to the islands' residents.

2  Thank Chuck52310
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Reviewed 5 January 2017

we took the ferry to peak island. the ride was great, we really enjoyed it. it did get quite full but we had arrived early and had our pick of seats. on Peaks Island we were disappointed to find that there were no more golf...More

4  Thank lunalovegoodpotter
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Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Very informative and relaxing cruise around the islands. We did the mailroom run which lasted from about 3-6, and enjoyed the descriptions and narration by the crew. BYOB.

1  Thank K_Santiago_11
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Reviewed 9 November 2016

Took ferry ride to Peak Island (multiple times of day). Gives nice view harbor, Portland itself, and other islands. Can get quite full to get there a little early or just take the next one.

2  Thank Craig W
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Reviewed 27 October 2016

Very much enjoyed our ferry ride out to Peaks Island, but we wish there was more to do at Peaks Island while there, since it's now approaching "winter" season there in October. Most things are closed and not too much happening, though golf carts or...More

3  Thank GarrettG373
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Sandy S
25 January 2018|
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Response from Ktpepper | Reviewed this property |
Agree that there are plenty of opportunities to fish in the Bay and other parts of Maine coastline as well
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