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Casco Bay Islands

56 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4704
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Mailboat Run, great value, great views!

Enjoyed the mailboat ride across Casco Bay to the many islands there. The boat delivers more than... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2017
South Shore, MA
Great time and a fantantisc place visit. Had a blast.

We went to Peaks Island in Maine and we had a great time. Prior to goung we made a reservatuon for... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Edmond N
Litchfield, New Hampshire
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An archipelago of islands off of Portland.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“golf cart” (28 reviews)
“mail run” (36 reviews)
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56 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4704
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Reviewed 18 August 2017

Enjoyed the mailboat ride across Casco Bay to the many islands there. The boat delivers more than mail, people get on and off the islands and packages and freight are also delivered! The ride is narrated and you learn quite a bit about the area....More

2  Thank ShelSouthShore_MA
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

We went to Peaks Island in Maine and we had a great time. Prior to goung we made a reservatuon for a golf cart for the four of us. Brought along snacks and drove around the island stopping along to visit various sites. We also...More

2  Thank Edmond N
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Not sure which we would like better, we took two tours of the Casco Bay Islands. The mail boat tour is a real value and opportunity to see at least the coast of a few islands. We also took the ferry to Peak's Island and...More

4  Thank 533darlened
Reviewed 28 July 2017

We took the mailboat trip on a beautiful day..it was wonderful trip. We talked to a lot of locals and learned some very interesting facts. Life on an island....forget just traffic, there are tides, fogs, strict hours of operation, etc. Try to image kids and...More

1  Thank shaynashayna
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We took a 1 1/2 hour ferry tour that showed us the Casco Islands and provided some very interesting history. We also took a trolley tour and got to see these islands from land. This is an absolutely beautiful area of Maine and definitely worth...More

1  Thank Simonizzze
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Learn a different way of life than the city by visiting these islands. Beautiful, unique, and charming. We might want to even move to one!

2  Thank perkarndt
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Took the Casco Bay Mailboat ferry out for 3 hour round trip run to 6 islands , very interesting ride to see how people that live and visit the islands get to and from them with all there belongings some have hundreds of permanent residents...More

2  Thank Julian P
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

We took the ferry from Portland out to Peak Island. You can rent bikes, golf carts or walk the island. It is absolutely beautiful. The ferry ride is great and very reasonable too.

6  Thank Kim D
Reviewed 27 June 2017 via mobile

We took the Mail Boat route, which went to about six different stops. You can sit outside or under cover and see all the views. You do not get off the boat at any of the islands on this tour. $28 for two seniors, and...More

7  Thank kmsmolen
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

This was a really neat experience. We went to three different islands in Casco Bay. Wonderful views on a smooth riding ship.

3  Thank Sooner918261
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Kim D
27 May 2017|
Response from rnorriss | Reviewed this property |
There are several hospitals in the area, all of them within 3 miles of the Casco Bay Lines. From I-295 take exit 7 - Franklyn St all the way to the end. There is a parking garage right next to the ferry.
Kim D
26 May 2017|
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Response from Elizabeth B | Reviewed this property |
Dogs are welcome as long as they are well behaved and leashed. Expect a reasonable surcharge.
Stephanie R
19 April 2017|
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Response from Christine W | Reviewed this property |
It is a long trip, 2.5 - 3 hours so I would bring something for them to do, there are some tables and chairs downstairs inside. There's big windows so you can still see outside and listen to the captain. I wouldn't recommend... More