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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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TripAdvisor Reviews

  • star rating  We had a wonderful time! Our guide was very informative on the history of the lighthouses and of Portland! We would highly recommend this tour if you are visiting Portland!

    May 11, 2022

    star rating  Our tour guide was Eric, a Portland local and one of the owner/operators of the company. Eric’s knowledge of the lobster/fishing industry definitely added some insider charm to the tour... read more

    April 23, 2022
  • star rating  The weather was terrible - a Nor'easter had gone through overnight and the waves were high and the wind brisk and cold. However, all of that worked in our favour,... read more

    April 22, 2022

    star rating  Eric was great. Gave so much info about the area and the lighthouses. You could tell how proud he is of the city he grew up in and his family.... read more

    April 22, 2022
  • star rating  Very solid tour. Very informative and great information. The van was comfortable and the presentation was spot on. Host was a local and provided a ton of information and perspective.... read more

    April 21, 2022

    star rating  This tour was truly amazing. The weather was delightful which made the views of the lighthouses breathtaking. Our tour guide was knowledgeable and very friendly. Due to the pandemic we... read more

    April 12, 2022
  • star rating  We highly, highly recommend this tour. If you do anything in Portland, do this. Eric was fabulous. Up close and personal with all the lighthouses and the history he told... read more

    March 29, 2022

    star rating  I took this tour with my mom back in July of 2021, and it was fantastic. The tour guide is phenomenal. He's so funny and has a lot of interesting... read more

    February 8, 2022
  • star rating  Eric’s tour was phenomenal, to say the least. His knowledge of the area and of the details of the lighthouses, their origins, details of every aspect of them, was incredibly... read more

    October 28, 2021

    star rating  Eric was outstanding as a guide. I learned so much about the history of Portland, Maine. The lighthouse visits were great and his family stories were so interesting. Loved learning... read more

    October 26, 2021

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