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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 was excellent. So nice and knowledgeable. Even drove us closer to the lighthouse since my husband had trouble walking. Explained all about Portland not... read more

    stuart c
    September 6, 2021

    star rating  My Husband and I wanted to take a tour of Maine lighthouses and decided to take Portland city lighthouse tours with Eric as our guide. I cannot say enough about... read more

    Tom S
    September 2, 2021
  • star rating  Eric is wonderful; Knowledgeable, friendly & a great guide. The tour van was clean & comfortable. Great experience and welcomed his recommendations for local places to visit... read more

    Candice D
    September 1, 2021

    star rating  Eric was a great guide. The tour was the right balance of informative and laidback. Would highly recommend!

    Natalie B
    August 29, 2021
  • star rating  Guide/Eric is a Local. He took us to South Portland and 3 Lighthouses. Also 35 minutes at Fort Williams. He was very personable and an expert on Lobster fishing. Van... read more

    August 28, 2021

    star rating  Our guide was really nice. He was able to answer all our questions. The tour was great and I would diffently recommend it.

    Julieta B
    August 28, 2021
  • star rating  Eric was fantastic! This was definitely a highlight for our trip. You can tell how much he enjoys his job. Very friendly, very knowledgeable. Would definitely recommend it.

    August 21, 2021

    star rating  Eric was a super tour guide. Very knowledgeable and engaging. Child friendly tour. We all had a great time!

    Rachel C
    August 21, 2021
  • star rating  Really nice tour. Our guide was very knowledgeable and the tour was nicely paced. COIVD safety precautions were taken and I felt safe during the tour. Highly recommended.

    LL T
    August 20, 2021

    star rating  Eric did a great job explaining the history of Portland, the surrounding area and of course the beautiful lighthouses. A must experience!

    Phillip F
    August 16, 2021

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