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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  Great Tour and Great Tour Guide- this guy is the Portland, ME real-deal! Knowledgeable, very nice and easy to be around, professional, plus, he's also a multi-generational lobsterman! Highly recommend... read more

    gabriel w

    star rating  Great tour for all. The guide grew up in Portland and provides a unique perspective on where to go and what to do in addition to a great overview... read more

    Michael L
  • star rating  Fantastic tour! Eric is super friendly and accommodating. My wife and I both really enjoyed the tour. It's clear Eric genuinely enjoys his job. ... read more


    star rating  Eric has a real gift of making you feel comfortable, providing endless facts and making it a very enjoyable tour! He genuinely wants to make sure you are having... read more

    Teresa G
  • star rating  Eric was an excellent tour guide. This was just about a last minute booking for me. Glad I booked with them and the time slot was great as we beat... read more


    star rating  I enjoyed the tour to the light houses, but I enjoyed our guide's local knowledge even more. You get plenty of time at each light house. At the Head Light... read more

  • star rating  I enjoyed this tour so much! The tour guide was very friendly and knowledgeable about the Maine lighthouses. I learned a lot and really enjoyed my time (2 hours) on... read more

    Sandra Alami

    star rating  Very knowledgeable guide. Great tour enjoyed the conversations. It was fun hearing about lobstering and the costs of work

  • star rating  Great tour. Eric was very informative and a wonderful guide and we really enjoyed the personal touch his local knowledge adds. We had a beautiful day to visit the Park... read more

    Tracie S

    star rating  Enjoyed every second. Eric was an amazing tour guide. I would recommemd this to anyone visiting Portland. Worth every penny!!

    Zach C

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Top 5 Stunning Historic Churches to See in Portland, Maine

Top 5 Stunning Historic Churches to See in Portland, Maine

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9 Essential Places to Eat, Drink and Shop in Portland, Maine

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Portland Head Light

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The Journey from Lobstering to Touring Portland, Maine

The Journey from Lobstering to Touring Portland, Maine

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7 Great Date Ideas in Portland

7 Great Date Ideas in Portland

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The Top 10 Things To Do in Portland, Maine

The Top 10 Things To Do in Portland, Maine

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