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Portland Cable Trams
Ranked #1 of 19 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: Activities for older children, Bathroom facilities, Activities for young children
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

Relaxing, informative and fun!
And the museum is very informative on the past, it has model trains too!

Thank lawrence v
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Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

Just a great way to see some of Portland. The depot has a little info section where you can look at the history of cable trams n Portland. On the tram it doesn't matter where you sit you get a good view. Take a jumper as the wind does get cold. The speakers were not in a good position so it was very hard to hear what the tour guide was saying. You children will love it.

Thank Bourkeys14
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Joy H, General Manager at Portland Cable Trams, responded to this reviewResponded 10 January 2017

We are glad that you enjoyed your ride on our cable tram and the views over Portland harbour. We agree that it can be chilly in the wind and so we have a supply of hand crocheted 'Nana' rugs for anyone who would like to use them.

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Reviewed 5 January 2017

The operators were enthusiastic and the tram was quaint. The museum was fun and our young girls liked it.

On a slight negative, only had 5 minutes at the WW2 museum. Would have liked longer to see that since we were there already. Seemed a bit rushed.

1  Thank Rocdocta
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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.

Thank 934Erica1
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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.

Thank rustle53
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