Timetable & Tickets


Portland Cable Tram journeys run five times a day (seasonal – four trips during winter), 364 days a year. The only day we are closed is Christmas Day, and there are also no morning trams on ANZAC Day or Good Friday.

Tour times start at 10am from the Cable Tram Depot at 2a Bentinck Street. A return trip takes approximately an hour and ticket holders can hop on and hop off at any of our six stops along the tram route.

LocationTrip 1Trip 2Trip 3 Trip4Trip5
Tram Depot10.00am11.15am12.30pm1.45pm3.00pm
Powerhouse Museum10.05am11.20am12.35pm1.50pm3.05pm
Tram Depot10.10am11.25am12.40pm1.55pm3.10pm
Botanical Gardens10.14am11.29am12.44pm1.59pm3.14pm
Maritime Museum10.23am11.38am12.53pm2.08pm3.23pm
Caravan Park10.28am11.43am12.58pm2.13pm3.28pm
Water Tower10.38am11.53am1.08pm2.23pm3.38pm
Caravan Park10.43am11.58am1.13pm2.28pm3.43pm
Maritime Museum10.50am12.05am1.20pm2.35pm3.50pm
Botanical Gardens10.57am12.12am1.27pm2.42pm3.57pm
Tram Depot11.02am12.17am1.32pm2.47pm4.02pm

Portland Cable Trams journeys run five* times a day, 364 days a year

(closed Christmas Day, no morning trams on Anzac Day or Good Friday).



Tickets can be purchased at the Portland Cable Trams Depot or from the Conductor when you board the tram.

Family (2 adults + 3 children) – $65
Adult – $22
Concession – $20
Children 5-16 – $10
Children under 5 – free


Portland Cable Trams caters for group bookings including tour bus groups, weddings, school groups and more. If you would like to make a group booking, please contact us with your planned group size and attendance date.


School groups are welcome on board our trams. Portland Cable Trams offers an educational and interactive experience for students. We also have great teacher resources available.


Portland Cable Trams warmly welcomes Coach Tours on board the tram. We can cater for large groups and the Portland Cable Trams depot is easily accessible for buses and coaches.

Catering options for lunch, morning or afternoon tea can be arranged for your group to enjoy during their visit. Please call (03) 5523 2831 to discuss your requirements or email manager@portlandcabletrams.com.au