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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  This was a wonderful tour by someone who LOVES Portland, and is a true lobster fisherman with his dad. In fact, his dad was coming in to unload his day's... read more

    September 28, 2022

    star rating  What can I say,I’m from New Jersey and if ever need a tour in Maine I will no hesitate on hiring this company, local born and Raise Eric Pray is... read more

    September 26, 2022
  • star rating  Eric was a great guide! He was very informative and kept it fun! I would recommend this tour to anyone.

    September 25, 2022

    star rating  Eric was excellent!!! He’s very professional, and personable. If you are going to be in town for several days, I recommend doing this tour on day one (if possible).... read more

    September 25, 2022
  • star rating  Eric was great and showed us a lot about Portland and it’s history. The light House was really cool to see. I would recommend this tour for anyone... read more

    September 24, 2022

    star rating  Portland City & Lighthouse Tours is a family owned business. Eric, our tour guide, was extremely knowledgeable and kind! He gave great recommendations for food, sights, and attractions to see... read more

    September 24, 2022
  • star rating  Thank you Eric Pray for the enlightening tour of the City of Portland, ME. Learned the history and historic sites of the area and of course the favorite staple of... read more

    September 23, 2022

    star rating  Eric is extremely knowledgeable about the history of Portland, his hometown. His love and pride for his city is obvious and is reflected in the stories he tells about it.... read more

    Laurie J
    September 21, 2022
  • star rating  Our tour guide/business owner Eric Pray was so great.
    Friendly , knowledgeable enthusiastic and kind. His love for Portland and the surrounding area is contagious! The tour van... read more

    September 21, 2022

    star rating  Eric was a wealth of information - locally born. He and his sister started the tour a few years back. Even though it was a VERY foggy morning,... read more

    Charleen L
    September 15, 2022

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Top 5 Stunning Historic Churches to See in Portland, Maine

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7 Great Date Ideas in Portland

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