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Portland Cable Trams

Portland, Victoria 3305, Australia
+61 3 5523 2831
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A fun way to explore the sights of Portland

The trams run pretty much along the foreshore both down at sea level and also up on the cliff top... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
camerachick3000
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Melbourne, Australia
Lovely visit and excellent meeting venue

OK so this is different for both me and the museum - we used it for a meeting facility - and guess... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
John E
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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.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good23%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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Portland, Victoria 3305, Australia
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+61 3 5523 2831
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"excellent commentary"
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"water tower"
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"gem stones"
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"great overview"
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"cooler months"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The trams run pretty much along the foreshore both down at sea level and also up on the cliff top. They provide a great view of the coastline, with an informative commentary and the final stopping point is the old water tower which has been...More

Thank camerachick3000
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Reviewed 1 week ago

OK so this is different for both me and the museum - we used it for a meeting facility - and guess what? It was great! The manager (Joy) was a fantastic host to all those who attended the meeting and warmed the place us...More

Thank John E
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived just after the last scheduled tour although the volunteers kindly offered to put on an extra run. Sadly, due to tome constraints we had to decline. It takes one hour for the tram to do the full circuit. Instead we had a lovely...More

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Reviewed 27 May 2018

While the cable tram naming refers to the original use of the carriage rather than its current mode, this is a great way to have a look around the features of Portland while getting tips from locals who are keen that you should love their...More

Thank David F
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Reviewed 18 May 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed the cable tram tour. A ride through history. It’s great that you can get off the tram at key spots and the catch the next tram. Informative guide and excellent driver

Thank Fran1712
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Reviewed 14 May 2018

Visited with young children during the Easter school holidays and they had a blast. It really added an extra something to our day trip.

Thank VTBanh
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

A great way to see & find out about Portland. Great commentary & view. You find out a lot about Portland on the Tram. Live commentry

Thank KenShadler
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Reviewed 23 April 2018

What a great way to see the busy Portland foreshore and to see this major port in action. The ride lasted for almost an hour so you definitely get value for money.

Thank Darryl S
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Reviewed 15 April 2018

A lovely old fashioned journey by vintage tram trundling around the town. The volunteer staff made us very welcome and answered all our questions. A must for your visit to PORTLAND.

Thank Patricia S
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

A pleasant informative trip around Portland. Something different to do whilst in town. View of the harbour.

Thank lynn123456789
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Gaylene L
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