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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 a fantastic tour guide. It felt like we were getting a tour from a friend. He was very accommodating and patient with our group, which included a 7... read more

    July 3, 2022

    star rating  A perfect tour from start to finish with a guide who seems to truly love his work! His breadth and depth of knowledge coupled with his love for Maine made... read more

    July 2, 2022
  • star rating  Eric was an awesome tour guide; very friendly and knowledgeable about the lighthouses, Portland’s great fire, and so much more. Excellent tour!

    June 26, 2022

    star rating  What a fun time. It was cold & rainy but Eric was so enthusiastic, knew the national & local history of the lighthouses and did everything he could to make... read more

    June 26, 2022
  • star rating  Our guide was pleasant. I liked his personal touch since he was a local. I also like that he didn’t act like he has said the “spill” a... read more

    June 25, 2022

    star rating  Our Travel Guide Eric was very professional and knowledgeable of the area of Portland history of the Lighthouses. The tour van came equipped with big screen which help us understand... read more

    Jesús V
    June 22, 2022
  • star rating  This is a local family owned business that provides a really nice tour and shows concern
    For the safety and comfort of everyone attending —the lighthouses and views were beautiful!!!... read more

    June 21, 2022

    star rating  Excellent tour! Eric is very knowledgeable as will as personable. We were able to see some beautiful parts of Portland that we never would have seen. I would highly recommend... read more

    June 8, 2022
  • star rating  Eric was so amazing! A wealth of knowledge and information and first class service! Highly recommend!

    June 6, 2022

    star rating  We really enjoyed learning the history of Portland and all about lobstering. Eric was knowledgeable and fun! We also learned about the food of the area.

    May 31, 2022

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