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Casco Bay Islands

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Address: 56 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4704
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An archipelago of islands off of Portland.

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I Love Ferries!

Loved jumping on the ferry to Peaks Island, having dinner at the Cockeyed Gull and then catching the ferry back to downtown Portland. Lovely trip - only a bar on board would have... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2016
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

Loved jumping on the ferry to Peaks Island, having dinner at the Cockeyed Gull and then catching the ferry back to downtown Portland. Lovely trip - only a bar on board would have enhanced the experience.

1 Thank robertba643
West Warwick, Rhode Island, United States
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39 reviews
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

This is one of the ferry companies in Portland. It is a must do. We took it over to one of the islands so much fun.

1 Thank mamadukes197
Houston, Texas
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We took two Casco Bay ferries - the mail boat and the Peak's Island ferry - and I would recommend both, but particularly Peak's Island. The Casco Bay mail boat is a great way to see the bay, but you don't really get a chance to stop and explore any of the islands. The Peak's Island ferry, on the other... More 

9 Thank Merin G
Miami, Florida
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47 reviews
12 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

What a great island to live on. Very peaceful and quiet as we rode our bikes along the roads. Thank goodness we rented our bikes at cyclemania because walking the island would have been boring and endless. Putting the bikes on the ferry was an extra 6.50each but so worth it. We rode the island stopped at sites on the... More 

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Richmond, Virginia
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 4 September 2016

So much fun to take a ferry ride for 20 minutes, rent a golf cart, go around the island, and then have an amazing lunch at the Peaks Island Inn. Totally recommend this excursion!

6 Thank Wsocpa
Methuen, Massachusetts
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34 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Parking can be a pain but easy to get tickets. a couple of more signs would help. Nice staff and beautiful ride.

Thank Nancy C
Federal way
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Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We have just returned from a perfect trip to Peaks Island. The Ferry was on time even with the hundreds of people loading and unloading. As Senior Citizens we paid half price, $3.75. Amazingly good value! We walked around half the island and enjoyed the picturesque coves. There were bikes, golf carts, and cars making their way around the island.... More 

3 Thank L1drake
Storrs, Connecticut
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

While in Portland, my wife and I decided that we would take a short "3 hour tour." (by the way, the weather did not get rough!) ;) The cruise is inexpensive and stops at various islands to make deliveries. The guide tells much about the islands and gives you time to enjoy the scenery. We were able to see Bald... More 

3 Thank Tom H
Boynton Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

These boats ply their way around Casco Bay and traverse the waters around the sea that surrounds Portland.

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26 reviews
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Reviewed 26 August 2016

Caution. Plan your parking and give yourself extra time. First two garages were full. Third garage was distant and almost full. Can not street park due to 2 hour limit.

2 Thank Desertis

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