Portland Cable Trams
BBQ Picnic Area
Come and explore Victoria's Birthplace by the sea aboard the Portland Cable Tram. Travel along Portland's historic foreshore and discover four of our most famous tourist attractions. Enjoy breathtaking views of Portland Bay whilst aboard our fully restored saloon and grip cars.
- The Powerhouse Museum (Vintage Cars)
- Botanic Gardens
- Maritime Museum
- The Caravan Park
- The Water Tower (WWII Memorial Lookout)
Founded in 1996 the Portland Cable Tram Project is a culmination of over 20,000 voluntary hours of work donated by over 100 members who have loving restored the saloon and grip cars to their former glory. Portland’s Historic Tramway is based on the Melbourne Cable Tram System of 1885 to 1940.
The Portland Cable Tram Depot is more than just a tram stop. Housing a museum of historic local artefacts, featuring a local gemstone display, local model railway club display and gift shop.
Events at Portland Cable Trams