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Portland Aerial Tram

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Great view fo a very fair price

A must do attraction unbelievable views for a tram that is used for commuting to work .we got the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bruce W
Short trip and you can see what you want.

Short trip and you can see many bridges and mountains. Nothing to do on top. Just beautiful city... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Charlie S
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The view is underwhelming, and there really isn't much to do up there other that snap a pic (you arrive at a hospital). The fare isn't that expensive so its not a big loss, but not really worth the time.

Thank omada1235
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We rode the Aerial Tram on our first night in Portland. It was easy to purchase the tickets using the ticket machine at the base of the tram. There was a small group riding it. You get great views over the city as you ride...More

Thank JenniCrab
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must do attraction unbelievable views for a tram that is used for commuting to work .we got the tram buy taking the the hop on hop off bus tour of the city

Thank Bruce W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The ride on the gondola was short, but so much fun, the view was wonderfully breathtaking! The terrace on the top is serene & beautifully landscaped. Highly recommend this attraction. Street parking is $2/hour. Watch signs for 30”, 2 hour, & 4 hour parking. Recommend...More

2  Thank audrichang
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Although it's really just a quick blip on the radar timewise, we loved it. We were fortunate enough to have a clear day and the views are amazing. The trip up was really fun - expect a swing! You can get off and go to...More

Thank jent123
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Simple Aerial tram ride from street level up to the hospital/university. Small fee to be paid but only on the upward journey. On a clear day the city and river are beautiful but little point if visibility is poor.

Thank David W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When heading to the medical center or out for a joy ride, this a fun form of travel avoiding mountain climb! Cars need air conditioning!!!! but everyone seems to survive the short trip

Thank Betty N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Short trip and you can see many bridges and mountains. Nothing to do on top. Just beautiful city. Hospital and university. Run every 5 minutes.

Thank Charlie S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Goes from OHSU Medical Center to the OHSU hospital complex. The tram's lower terminus is at ground level. The upper terminus is on the ninth floor of the Kohler Pavilion. It is quite a trip if one is scared of heights. Very nice view of...More

Thank Rhonda S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had seen the tram as we drove around Portland, so we decided to take it up to the top and back. We had a magical view of all of Portland with Mount Hood looming like a ghost in the clouds in the far distance.

Thank pradamary
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ammonrex24
September 1, 2018|
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Response from johnarama | Reviewed this property |
There's usually no wait, as long as you're not trying to get on at rush hour when a bunch of people are trying to get up to work at OHSU.
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superxfans
July 7, 2018|
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Response from Lynne_judy | Reviewed this property |
It is opening July 9th, three weeks earlier than expected. There may be some adjustments in hours of operation. They have a wonderful website. Enjoy!
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ksmbos2n
June 22, 2018|
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Response from lildoc3 | Reviewed this property |
It is open until 9:30 on weekdays and 5PM on weekends but will be closed for repairs for the next five weeks.
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