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Casco Bay Lines

56 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4704
+1 207-774-7871
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Short, Wonderful Trip To and From Peaks Island

We took a short ferry ride to Peaks Island just to be on the water for a while. We didn't even get... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Goshen, New York
Efficient ferry service to Peaks Island

Casco Bay Lines is a major ferry service in Portland, ME. They run several different routes. This... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Apex, North Carolina
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  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“peaks island” (63 reviews)
“mail run” (30 reviews)
“mailboat run” (24 reviews)
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56 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4704
+1 207-774-7871
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We took a short ferry ride to Peaks Island just to be on the water for a while. We didn't even get off. Cost $7.50 each. Beautiful, comfortable ride and worth it. Takes less than an hour and a cheap way to get on the...More

Thank aperri1
Reviewed 4 days ago

Casco Bay Lines is a major ferry service in Portland, ME. They run several different routes. This review is of their service to & from Peaks Island. The ferry terminal is nice, large & clean. Has good signage, maps & literature. The ferry itself was...More

Thank srivaths
Reviewed 4 days ago

I bought two tickets on Groupon to do this cruise. We have never done it before and wanted to give it a try. We have driven to Bailey Island, but wanted to cruise to the Island. OH my goodness, it was AMAZING!!!! The morning started...More

Thank dianaonacki
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great experience traveling between Portland and Peaks Island several times during our week stay. We traveled on foot and by car and all experiences were great. But personally we like traveling by foot best as we could stand on various levels of the craft and...More

Thank retindall
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great experience boating from island to island. Beautiful views and great people working the boats.

Thank Sooner918261
Reviewed 1 week ago

Public toilets here if you are coming or going on boat trips, close to all restaurants, food, fun, Staff is helpful if you get lost.

Thank Douglas C
Reviewed 1 week ago

as you arrive at the different islands the residents are all waiting at the dock. where they go through the pallets and get their packages. The crew is very friendly and will tell you all about the islands

Thank Jamsam12
Reviewed 1 week ago

We hopped aboard for a quick trip to Peaks Island, had never been before. Whole experience was easy; from ticketing, to boarding, offloading and re-boarding. Simple, no issues. Your ticket is good for the round-trip. Seemed like boats when out within minutes of each other;...More

Thank Sara H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I love taking the ferry over. Its a relaxing ride and you can sit inside or outside. Can get a little chilly so I always bring a sweater. Recommend for you to check out Peaks Island its beautiful.

Thank Amanda B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

go please on the Mail boat tour with Casco Bay Lines, 3 hours of great views, nice commentary by the captain of the boat and ... each time they dock, the local ingredients at delivered and loaded (chairs, flowers, mail, food etc !) twice you...More

Thank EMBE762
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Is there a bathroom on the ferrys?
15 June 2017|
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Response from Pashado | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Did you check website
Is the music cruise a good activity for a Bachelor party?
11 June 2017|
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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
The mailboat cruise: do they limit the amount of people on the boat? Should we purchase a ticket in adavance? Thank you
17 March 2017|
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Response from Jamie H | Reviewed this property |
You may be able to purchase a ticket on the boat in advance, but there are no reserved seats on any Casco Bay Lines boat. You need to just be there with your ticket in hand and board. Their are limits for capacity, but if... More