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“Scenic ride”

Portland Cable Trams
Ranked #2 of 18 things to do in Portland
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Portland's Cable Tram provides a 7.4km scenic ride along the picturesque Portland Bay foreshore, while also visiting many historic destinations and some of Portland's best tourist attractions along the way.
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children, Activities for young children
London
Level 3 Contributor
21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Scenic ride”
Reviewed 3 January 2017

We had a very enjoyable ride on the cable car. It went around the beach front, took in a lot of landmarks around Portland.

Visited December 2016
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Brisbane, Australia
Level 5 Contributor
76 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“A great little gem”
Reviewed 31 December 2016 via mobile

Just a fantastic experience in this small coastal community. This is a community volunteer activity and they take a lot of pride.

Visited December 2016
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Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
“A must do in Portland”
Reviewed 31 December 2016

The little old lady conductress was a well of information.
The slow pace at which you can see Portland is suited to travellers of all ages.

Visited December 2016
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Adelaide, Australia
Level 4 Contributor
33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Must do for visitors to the town”
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Anyone that is new to Portland must do a tour of the town on the tram. Interesting information from the driver, and an unique view of some of the town.

Visited December 2016
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Seymour, Australia
Level 3 Contributor
17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“Plenty of fun!”
Reviewed 24 December 2016

Took the family there as a stop on our Great Ocean Road trip. Kids love trains so I knew a tram ride would hit the spot. Cute little museum with some model trains inside kept the kids entertained for a few minutes before we boarded the tram and headed out. Tram ride takes you along the entire Portland foreshore, allowing you the opportunity to hop off and visit downtown Portland. You can also stay on the tram and ride it all the way to the WWII memorial in Portland, and then back to the start of the trip. Round trip takes around an hour, and the ride is narrated by a guide who offers you insight into the history and landmarks of Portland. One piece of advice I would offer is to sit in the second car, as it can be difficult to hear the tour guide from the front car. Overall, great place to take the kids and kill some time and get a unique perspective of the town of Portland. Definitely recommend it, and I will visit again if we're back in Portland.

Visited December 2016
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