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Casco Bay Islands

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Address: 56 Commercial Street, Portland, ME 04112
Phone Number: 207-7784-7871
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Mon - Thu 5:00 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sun 6:00 am - 11:30 pm
Description: An archipelago of islands off of Portland.

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Mail Run Casco Bsy

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed the Casco Bay Island Mail Run to Little Diamond, Great Diamond, Long, Cliff and Chebeague. Excellent overview of the islands and the ride was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Massachusetts
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83 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed the Casco Bay Island Mail Run to Little Diamond, Great Diamond, Long, Cliff and Chebeague. Excellent overview of the islands and the ride was very smooth. I believe there's a nice restaurant on Great Diamond, but we didn't get off the boat. Excellent change from the city and comfortably cool on the boat and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

My boyfriend and I decided to do the 4:30 lighthouse love learning about cruise. Ted was our narrator and he was great. The team was also really nice. The tour itself took 90 minutes. We would definitely do it again.

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Branford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We traveled on the Diamond Pass tour - one hour and 45 minutes of breathtaking scenery! Relaxing cruise stopping at different islands in Casco Bay to pick up/drop off passengers. Highly recommend if you're spending time in Portland.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We bought tickets online for the mail boat cruise of Casco Bay. We took the 2:15 cruise which lasts almost 3 hours. Important points - Get there early! Parking can be tough and the seating is first come, first serve. We parked almost a mile away. Our friends went to 5 garages before they found one that wasn't full. When... More 

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Boston, MA area
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Lovely ride out to Peaks Island. Ferry runs on time. Plenty of seat on top or down below. They offer a senior rate.

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Charlotte, NC
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

My wife and I took a round trip ferry ride to Peaks Island. The voyage was quick and absolutely beautiful. We sat on top and were able to snag the front seats so we had the best view on the boat. On our next trip, we plan to take the mail boat run. Just a very pleasant and relaxing way... More 

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Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Boat tour showing the lighthouses of Portland. Great time. It warm in Portland but you would need a sweater on the boat.

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Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Used the Groupon deal for a Bailey's Island cruise. One thing that I can't stress enough is GET THERE EARLY. They will literally sell you tickets for the cruise, but it's still first come first serve getting ONTO the ship. So technically they could sell you a ticket for today and if you are in the bathroom, the ship could... More 

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West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW via mobile

We took the ferry to Peaks Island and enjoyed the day. We rented a golf cart and rode around the island. It was a fun day for our whole family.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We took the ferry to Great Diamond Island for dinner. The boat was clean and the staff was helpful. The scenery was incredible. If you want to ride around and see the islands take the mail run boat. The bar wasn't open when we were on it but people brought coolers. A good option for the kids and family or... More 

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Additional Information about Casco Bay Islands

Address: 56 Commercial Street, Portland, ME 04112
Phone Number: 207-7784-7871
Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  Portland
Open Hours:
Sunday 6:00 am - 11:30 pm
Monday 5:00 am - 10:30 pm
Tuesday 5:00 am - 10:30 pm
Wednesday 5:00 am - 10:30 pm
Thursday 5:00 am - 10:30 pm
Friday 6:00 am - 11:30 pm
Saturday 6:00 am - 11:30 pm

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