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.
Fantastic experience ! Eric was a great guide, knowledgeable and super friendly. This 1 hr 45 minute tour was a great way to learn about Portland's history and to enjoy the sites. I like touring in smaller groups on shorter tours, and this tour was...More
We had a great weather day. Our guide was informative and friendly. We had plenty of time at the Portland Head Lighthouse. Was the right amount of time (2 hours). I recommend.
Thank you Eric for a fun few hours hitting the highlights of Portland. We were a group of 3 ladies (Texas and Ohio) and along with another couple (Conn), we had an wonderful morning hearing your stories and hometown knowledge and experiences of Portland. Adding...More
On my first visit to Portland Maine I did a City and Lighthouse Tour from beginning to end it was a awesome experience . Eric was the tour guide and through his patience , wit and humor he made it a memorable Mother’s Day experience...More
Very fun and informative tour at a great price. Eric, the guide, owns the business and was willing to give lots of personalized recommendations. He even made an impromptu stop when our group wanted to try whoopie pies! Would recommend for anyone visiting Portland.
One of the Maine things I needed to do on my trip was see nearby lighthouses in the Portland area. I did not have a car, so taking this tour with Eric was ideal for me - I got included rides to 3 lighthouses! Taking...More
Great tour with Eric. Comfortable, nice pace, knowledgeable tour guide. I highly recommend you spend some time taking this tour. Eric will not disappoint!
We started our fun weekend off in Portland with this amazing tour. Eric was the best tour guide! Throughout the tour, Eric gave us tons of food recommendations and a real look into life in Portland. By the end of the 2 hour tour, we...More
The 1 hour and forty-five minutes Explorer tour shed new light on Portland. Before the tour, we frankly took the city for granted - small population, not a lot of important history, little to see, etc. The driver/guide on the Explorer tour is one of...More
Eric, the owner and operator, of Portland Explorer City and Lighthouse Tours, was AMAZING, super personable, a wealth of local knowledge, went at our pace, offered a safe and comfortable ride and is someone who we instantly connected with and enjoyed every minute of our...More
We weren't sure of what we wanted to do when arriving in Portland and found this tour on Trip Adviser. So happy we did as it turned out to be one of the best tours we have ever had. Eric was a fantastic guide and...More
After walking around Portland on my own in the chilly weather, it was so nice to ride in a heated van! Erik did a fantastic job of talking about history in an interesting way and he was able to talk about growing up here and...More
You should definitely book this tour for a city exploring. It is a great experience to have this tour. Only two of us booked this tour in the morning. So we had a great talk with the tour guide. He is nice and knowledgeable about...More
We were impressed with the personalized attention received and places discovered. Our visit was at the tail end of winter so boat tours weren't an option but Eric, our guide, drove us to various lighthouses, around the city and gave us a very good description...More
Let's start off with communication, my tour was booked on the day with bad weather and they called me to reschedule or full refund, which I really appreciated it! Then I met Eric, our tour guide, who was warm and welcoming! He showed us the...More
From Our Blog
Give a gift to all the people you care about.
Whether you are shopping for a birthday, special occasion or the holidays we have you covered. Portland Explorer offers gift cards for any activity or for a custom amount.