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Casco Bay Lines

56 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4704
+1 207-774-7871
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Ferried to Islands

Very nice ferry ride whether you stop in an island or not. Prices very cheap, comfortable ride... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
pineapplehorse
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Jupiter, Florida
This is a must!!

What a wonderful, inexpensive thing to do with family and friends. The tours take you around the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Beach1613
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Wildwood Crest, New Jersey
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  • Average4%
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“peaks island” (78 reviews)
“mail run” (38 reviews)
“casco bay” (109 reviews)
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56 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4704
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Very nice ferry ride whether you stop in an island or not. Prices very cheap, comfortable ride. We traveled to one of the islands, rented bikes near the dock and rode the whole island, tired out but good feeling of accomplishment.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a wonderful, inexpensive thing to do with family and friends. The tours take you around the local islands and since they are real mail boats, they stop for deliveries and take people home and such. It was great fun and so interesting to see....More

Thank Beach1613
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did the afternoon mailrun tour; this is about 3 hours. The weather was cold, but that was to be expected. We saw a sea lion, that was unexpected. The views were great. Pets are allowed on the ferry. My wife and I brought our...More

Thank thomasduyen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a terrific thing to do with your family or even if you are here in Portland by yourself on a business trip. There are different tours and I highly recommend the mail boat run if you have a leisurely day and want to...More

Thank Katie H
Reviewed 30 October 2017

Our fares on the ferry were only $2 each (senior) - enjoyed the 20 min trip to Peaks Island. Interesting to see the Peak Islanders coming home with carts from a shopping trip to Portland. However, the parking rates in the structure adjacent to the...More

Thank DeborahandAndy
Reviewed 30 October 2017

We've been visiting friends on Peaks Island for years, and have always enjoyed the good service aboard the ferry, but the prices have escalated beyond inflation and parking fees are now mean spirited!

Thank Charles A
Reviewed 24 October 2017

The views of Casco Bay are beautiful! We went on the Diamond Pass Run. The weather was perfect. It's a great way to see the bay without spending your whole day on the water. The Casco Bay Employees were kind and helpful.

Thank turbotrevor
Reviewed 23 October 2017

The weather cooperated for a three hour round trip mail, cargo and passenger delivery/pick-up ride on the ferry that loads and off-loads at several islands off of Portland's harbor. Sitting on the upper deck on a sunny, mild day made for a great supplemental tour...More

Thank Len L
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We took the ferry to Peaks Island and enjoyed a quiet walk with great views. A perfect locale for a warm fall day. It was off-season, so only about $4 roundtrip each.

Thank Chrismo66
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We concur that this is a must-do tour, especially the mail run. The narration about the lighthouses and the islands was great; and we got super insights into the island way of life. The bottle of Pinot Noir and the crepes we had picked up...More

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blessedtourist
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Response from luv2laflissa | Reviewed this property |
No need for advance tickets. We simply showed up and bought them. Parking can be expensive, but there are a lot of options. I would recommend looking up parking in advance. We parked for (I thought) $5 and we were too far... More
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Response from RobertfromMaine | Reviewed this property |
Hello Bachelor, Yes! This is a fun way to enjoy a gathering in a different setting. I recognize that a bachelor party will be focused on the groom-to-be, but take some time to look around the beautiful islands as you cruise... More
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