Portland City & Lighthouse Tour

Duration: 2 Hours

$45

  • Seniors / $43
  • Children / $41
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 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

  •   Eric with Explorers city/lighthouse tour was wonderful, very laid back and full of details. Picked up close to Gilberts where we ate good seafood, 1 1/2 hr tour through the... read more

    midnightcaller8
    4/12/2021

      Eric was our guide.
    He had a wealth of knowledge about the area and the Lighthouses themselves. He interacted well with the group, and handled all requests... read more

    Kathyemtd
    4/08/2021
  •   Eric was our tour guide and he was very informative by being a local he knew all the information that is important to share. We saw a little bit of... read more

    midnightcaller8
    4/08/2021

      Eric (locally grown) was a huge asset to the knowledge, story, history of this viable fishing/ tourism gem called Portland maine

    Ritch124
    4/06/2021
  •   Tour with Eric was great. He is knowledgeable and fun. It was cold and he had hand warmers for us. It was a great time.

    C9955LFdanielles
    4/03/2021

      This is a great tour of the lighthouses around portland. It is a family run business which I absolutely love. It was the perfect amount of time and... read more

    Sphilbrook1009
    4/02/2021
  •   This was a great tour filled with history and beautiful views. Eric was an amazing tour guide and was extremely knowledgeable. I highly recommend this tour.

    Jady D
    4/01/2021

      My husband and I had an amazing time on this very informative tour given by Eric. He's a local with a tremendous amount of information about the area and its... read more

    SandyGillis0614
    10/30/2020
  •   Great trip. Driver /owner with an abundance of local knowledge. Great review of lighthouse history and surrounding area

    Debra L
    9/04/2020

      Great tour!!! Loved the mix of history, information and time for pictures! We had a blast!! Highly recommend!!

    LightPacker713479
    8/06/2020

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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