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Casco Bay Islands

56 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4704
207-7784-7871
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Peaks, Little Diamond and so much more.

Take one of the ferry's to the islands for the day. They will be restaurants and areas to explore... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
ladyme1
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Portland, Maine
One Fine Way to Tour Maine's Casco Bay

Maine’s Casco Bay is a special place for those who get to know it. Its 200 square miles (518 sq km... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
mainemountainbear
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Texas Gulf Coast, Texas
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An archipelago of islands off of Portland.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good23%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“peaks island” (119 reviews)
“golf cart” (28 reviews)
“mail boat” (39 reviews)
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56 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4704
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Take one of the ferry's to the islands for the day. They will be restaurants and areas to explore on each island

1  Thank ladyme1
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Maine’s Casco Bay is a special place for those who get to know it. Its 200 square miles (518 sq km) are bounded by Cape Elizabeth on its south, Cape Small on its north. Its waters are comparatively cold and fairly clean, mostly clear, but...More

7  Thank mainemountainbear
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Reviewed 15 May 2018

As we were in Portland early in the season and no boat tours were running, we decided to take the Mail Boat Cruise. Its between 3 and 31/2 hours stopping at the islands and watching mail, packages, food and building supplies being delivered in pallets...More

2  Thank DebLongIsland_NY
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Reviewed 9 May 2018

We would have liked to gone on the mail boat run, but we did not have the time. The trip out to Peaks Island gave us a good idea of what it was like to boat out to the islands, and it was fun to...More

2  Thank gparch
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Reviewed 8 May 2018

We had never been to Portland before and wanted to see some of the area. After talking to a ticket agent, we decided to take the mail-run boat. Passengers are allowed to go on the boat, but only locals are allowed to get on and...More

1  Thank 548kathyf
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Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

A wonderful 3 hour tour in a mail boat that stops at each island it was fun informative and the scenery can't be beat. A relaxing good time no matter your age.

Thank Stella F
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Reviewed 22 March 2018

Make sure you take the mail-boat tour of the islands during your stay in Portland. The coastline in Maine is really beautiful - be sure your camera is charged and ready to go. Plenty of opportunity to see seals, and the ever-present lobster traps floating...More

2  Thank Wendy S
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Reviewed 23 November 2017

We've taken a mail boat trip around the Islands and one to Peaks Island only. While there rent a golf cart and drive around the island. It is spectacular! Chose a day that's a little windy... on the Atlantic side of the Island the waves...More

7  Thank Floweressence
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

We took the mailboat trip-3 hours -around the islands delivering mail and all sorts of other supplies to the Casco islands-real interesting and allows you to see the larger of the islands in a single trip

2  Thank liza861
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Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

For $15 you can take a 2-3 hour cruise along the beautiful Maine coastline. You only pay in Portland so you can get off at any island and explore and get back on another ferry to make the return trip home. We did the Diamond...More

10  Thank Meghan K
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Sandy S
25 January 2018|
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Response from Ktpepper | Reviewed this property |
Agree that there are plenty of opportunities to fish in the Bay and other parts of Maine coastline as well
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