Portland City & Lighthouse Tour

Duration: 2 Hours


  • Seniors / $49
  • Children / $40
Portland Explorer Tours

Enjoy a 2 hour, fully narrated tour along the coast of Portland, Maine. Explore Portland, Maine’s scenic landmarks in a unique and inspiring tour.

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Whether this is your first visit or you've lived in Portland, Maine, you’ll explore the Greater Portland area from a new perspective.

Come explore Commercial street, located on one of North America's last working waterfronts. Here you will see the cobblestone streets, 19th century fishing wharf's housing commercial lobstermen and other fisheries. Commercial street is located in the Old Port district and offers numerous boutiques, restaurants and bars for locals and visitors to enjoy.

We will make way through mid-town Portland down Congress Street to explore the arts district and architectural storied landmarks. Next we will arrive at Fort Williams State Park, home to Portland Headlight, one of the world's most photographed lighthouses. Here you will enjoy 20 minutes to roam around the park and lighthouse capturing epic scenic pictures. Finally, we will be stopping by Spring Point Breakwater and Portland Breakwater for photo stops.

Please arrive 15 minutes before tour start time for check-in and to ensure a timely departure.

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

What's Included

Bottle water included

Umbrella if needed

3 photo stops

  • Commerical Street
  • Custom House Wharf
  • U.S Custom Building
  • Casco Bay Lines
  • Eastern Promenade
  • Casco Bay
  • Fort Gorges/Scammel
  • East End Observatory
  • Fore Street
  • Congress street
  • Casco Bay Bridge
  • Ferry Village
  • South Portland Shipyard
  • Bug Light Lighthouse
  • Spring Point Lighthouse
  • Portland Headlight/Ram Island Lighthouse
  • Portland Fish Exchange

Pick Up Location

Portland Beer Hub
320 Fore St, Portland, ME 04101

Parking Locations

300 Fore St, Portland, ME 04101

216 Fore Street, Portland, ME 04101

25 Pearl St, Portland, ME 04101

54 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101

427 Fore St, Portland, ME 04101

Ocean Gateway Parking, Thames St, Portland, ME 04101

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