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Portland Explorer Tours

We invite you to come visit and explore Portland, Maine’s scenic landmarks in a unique and inspiring tour.

Join our premier tour company along the coast for unforgettable explorations. Portland Explorer offers leisurely, corporate, private, and customized tours.


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Portland City & Lighthouse Tour

Portland, Maine Lighthouse Tour

Whether this is your first visit or you've lived here for years, you’ll see the Portland area and local landmarks from a new perspective.

Custom Tour

Private Portland, Maine Lighthouse Tour

Private lighthouse tour of 3 lighthouses for up to 10 passengers.

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TripAdvisor Reviews

  • star rating  Eric is very friendly, knowledgeable, and "whimsical." 🙂 This tour was an extremely enjoyable way to see Portland lighthouses and parts of the city. Highly recommend!

    August 15, 2022

    star rating  This tour cannot be missed! Eric's personal knowledge of the area is second to none. You can truly feel his love and passion for what he does and... read more

    August 13, 2022
  • star rating  This is the second time I have used Portland LighthouseTours!
    Eric is great, he is informative and knowledgeable of the area, lighthouses, restaurants and things to do while in Portland!... read more

    August 11, 2022

    star rating  I highly recommend this tour from young to old. Eric was so knowledgeable and friendly. My 10 year old had a fabulous time and he is a tough sell! If... read more

    July 31, 2022
  • star rating  We thoroughly enjoyed the tour. The van was air conditioned, so it was comfortable on a very warm day. Eric have a continuous monologue, filled with interesting background, and he... read more

    July 29, 2022

    star rating  Eric did a great job as a tour guide. The van was air conditioned, water constantly offered and very comfortable ride. Money well spent.

    July 29, 2022
  • star rating  Knowledgeable guide with a great personality. He was well prepared with water and umbrellas. We could not have had a better experience!

    July 25, 2022

    star rating  The tour was exceptional. Eric, the tour guide was very engaging and was very knowledgeable. He not only provided information about the landmarks and historical sites, but he... read more

    July 24, 2022
  • star rating  Great overview of the city! The guide was knowledgeable and personable. I great way to start your visit. Many tips and guidance for traveling in Portland.

    Cyndy S
    July 17, 2022

    star rating  This is an excellent tour! Eric is very knowledgeable about the history of Portland. He was genuinely interested in sharing his hometown with us. You really feel... read more

    Laura S
    July 17, 2022

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