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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.

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Private Portland, Maine Lighthouse Tour

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

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  • star rating  Both guides were very courteous and friendly. Open to answering all questions for our group. We were visiting during the recent heat wave which was nice to have an air... read more


    star rating  Eric, our tour guide and driver has a passion for his birthplace and the history of the area. He shows it in his knowledge of the history of the area... read more

  • star rating  Eric was amazing!! He is so knowledgeable about the lighthouses, the area and history! He also had excellent food recommendations....Holy Donuts (potato donuts), Harraseeket Lunch and Lobster Company (Sorh Freeport),... read more


    star rating  Our tour guide Eric, was very informative of the Portland area. If what you're looking for is to get off the main strip and see the crashing waves and lighthouses,... read more

  • star rating  We had THE best tour ever and our tour guides Eric and Mario made the experience the best. It felt like hanging out with friends with them. The... read more


    star rating  Eric the tour guide (local Portland resident) really knew his history about Portland and you could tell that he was passionate about the city he grew up in

  • star rating  Truly a phenomenal tour! Eric is an amazing tour guide who is not only extremely knowledgeable but friendly and thoughtful. He clearly has spent a lot of time designing the... read more


    star rating  We got to see three lighthouses in Portland and the entire tour was very well coordinated, with enough time for each lighthouse. It was helpful to learn more about Portland... read more

  • star rating  Overall had a good tour. I'm a history buff when it comes to city's and towns and this tour definitely provided me with known and unknown facts. Eric was... read more


    star rating  I was very impressed with the quick responses from this company. I left a voice message wanting to change the date of the tour because I was concerned about the... read more


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