Portland City & Lighthouse Tour

Duration: 2 Hours


  • Seniors / $29
  • Children / $24
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.

Portland City & Lighthouse Tour
Subscribe to our YouTube Channel

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 40 minutes to roam around the park and lighthouse capturing epic scenic pictures. Finally, we will be stopping by Spring Point Breakwater and Bug Light for some photo stops.

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

TripAdvisor Reviews

  •   I don't take many tours but I am glad that my wife and I took this 2 hour lighthouse tour. Eric and Mario were fantastic in pointing out interesting places... read more


      Eric and Mario were excellent guides in touring the best sights of Portland. They shared lots of relevant information, anecdotes and jokes to our small group and they were... read more

  •   Eric and Mario took us on a fabulous tour of Portland, South Portland and Cape Elizabeth this afternoon. They are so informative and Eric knew the history of the city... read more


      Overall great tour, very informative and friendly personnel. The time frame could have been extended a wee bit more at each location but overall good.

  •   Portland explorer is a small family owned company. I spoke with Catherine on the phone to book our tour and she was pleasant and helpful. Eric is a Portland lifer... read more


      Took the tour to see the city and 3 lighthouses. Tour guide was informative and nice. The lighthouses were cute, especially the Headlight Lighthouse is so picturesque.

  •   Eric, our guide was born and raised in Portland Maine. He could answer any question, tour related or not. Restaurant info was a bonus. We loved getting an overview of... read more


      Our guides were very knowledgeable & personable. We were shown around the city & 3 lighthouses. Highly recommend.

  •   Eric, one of the owners, was our tour guide. Yes, he loved to talk about himself and he certainly loved to tell us about Otto's pizza. However, we... read more


      My husband and I took this tour and hoped for a comfortable, informative, and low key experience for our first day in Portland. We ended up being crammed into the... read more


What's Included

Bottle water included

Umbrella to use if needed

3 photo stops

Points of Interest

  • 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
Portland Maine Tours

Eric Pray

Tour Operator

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