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Casco Bay Islands

56 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4704
207-7784-7871
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Make sure you take the mail-boat tour of the islands during your stay in Portland. The coastline in... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Wendy S
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
An absolute must when in Portland

We've taken a mail boat trip around the Islands and one to Peaks Island only. While there rent a... read more

Reviewed 22 November 2017
Floweressence
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Asheville, North Carolina
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An archipelago of islands off of Portland.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“peaks island” (117 reviews)
“golf cart” (28 reviews)
“mail boat” (37 reviews)
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56 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4704
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"casco bay"
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"ferry ride"
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"mailboat run"
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"bailey's island"
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"long island"
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"day trip"
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"lovely trip"
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"hour cruise"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 22 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 31 October 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

9  Thank Meghan K
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Reviewed 28 October 2017

Great way to see the islands around Portland. This crew is very informative and knowledgeable about the more that 200 islands in the Portland bay area. Great way to learn about the area.

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Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

I highly recommend a day trip to peaks island. One of the most beautiful places I’ve visited. Very quick and easy to get to by ferry and lots to do once you’re over there.

1  Thank Aflac92
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Reviewed 23 October 2017

What could be better than sitting on the sunshine on the deck of a ship that's also delivering goods to beautiful islands? A friend suggested we do this, and it was three hours of bliss!

Thank Nancy N
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

Take the Casco Bay Lines ferry to all the different islands, or check time for the mail drop ferry. It stops at, I believe 7 different islands, unloading and picking up cargo, cars, etc. Check my pic, for the smallest working lighthouse. The ferry is...More

3  Thank bob2bkk
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Reviewed 13 October 2017

We took the 1015 run to Peak's Island, and had a very enjoyable few hours looking on the island after renting a golf cart to see the place. Clean ferry over, on time, no problems, and a relatively full boat. No issues at all, and...More

6  Thank UncleChuck
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

I stayed on Peakes Island a few years ago and loved it.There is much to do,sailing, biking, hiking ,walking. . Afew restaurants but mostly a place to relax .I love it there and the ride out on the mailboat is fun even if you're just...More

1  Thank Bellaluna64
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Sandy S
24 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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