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Casco Bay Islands

56 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4704
207-7784-7871
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Saw several Osprey nests and a Bald Eagle with a nest and Eaglets - need to get out on the water... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
BNOCK
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Franklin, Tennessee
we spent the day on peaks island. tip, reserve a golf cart in advance to ensure you have one

best way to see the island is in a golf cart. beautiful island. water is very cold, but beaches are... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Linda A
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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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207-7784-7871
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"peaks island"
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"mail boat"
in 39 reviews
"casco bay"
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"ferry ride"
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"mailboat run"
in 24 reviews
"bailey's island"
in 9 reviews
"great diamond"
in 15 reviews
"long island"
in 13 reviews
"day trip"
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"lovely trip"
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"rented bikes"
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"hour cruise"
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"coastal maine"
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"ferry service"
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"sea birds"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Saw several Osprey nests and a Bald Eagle with a nest and Eaglets - need to get out on the water and explore the area.

Thank BNOCK
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Reviewed 1 week ago

best way to see the island is in a golf cart. beautiful island. water is very cold, but beaches are wonderful

Thank Linda A
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing experience, i didn't want to get off the boat at all! our captain was very knowledgeable and witty! After 2 glasses of prosecco and the sun just made the trip even better

Thank raven c
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Reviewed 20 May 2018

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

3  Thank ladyme1
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Reviewed 19 May 2018

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

13  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

3  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 7 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 5 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 21 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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Cindy B
27 June 2018|
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Response from mainemountainbear | Reviewed this property |
If I were you I'd inquire with the carrier, Casco Bay Lines, directly. As groceries, unopened, in a cooler, they'd probably be fine. HOWEVER, if the beers from the cooler were consumed in public on a public carrier (such as... More
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