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Portland Explorer

Portland, ME, USA
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About Portland Explorer
Portland Explorer provides tours of Greater Portland, Maine including Portland’s downtown waterfront district, lighthouse tours, brew and shopping tours, corporate and private tours. Portland Explorer is passionate about exploring and sharing storied events and fun facts of Portland and its surrounding points of interest.
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
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First-time visitors to Portland, Maine can get a near-perfect introduction to the city with this guided tour, where you explore the city and must-see regional sights, with a local guide leading the way. Highlights include exploring the Downtown Portland waterfront, visiting the historic Portland Head Light lighthouse, and snapping Instagram-ready photos along the scenic shoreline.
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Melissa R wrote a review Yesterday
Winchester, Virginia14 contributions5 helpful votes
This tour cannot be missed! Eric's personal knowledge of the area is second to none. You can truly feel his love and passion for what he does and for his hometown. I sometimes get car/van sick if I don't sit in the front seat however his van was so well equipped and comfortable that I did not have any issues. Thanks for a great tour and teaching us about the lighthouses and the lobster business.
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Date of experience: July 2022
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Deb W wrote a review Aug 11
Sterling, Ohio4 contributions
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This is the second time I have used Portland LighthouseTours! Eric is great, he is informative and knowledgeable of the area, lighthouses, restaurants and things to do while in Portland! We had a great time and Eric makes this tour enjoyable! Thank You!
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Christina D wrote a review Jul 2022
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I highly recommend this tour from young to old. Eric was so knowledgeable and friendly. My 10 year old had a fabulous time and he is a tough sell! If you are on the fence do it!!
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Date of experience: July 2022
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Response from Portland E, Owner at Portland Explorer
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you very much for the review and for Exploring the City of Portland and Greater Portland Lighthouses with Portland Explorer! Hope you had a relaxing time in Maine and hope to see you again on tour in the future! All the best! -Eric and Catherine "Portland Explorer"
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Robert Buonfiglio wrote a review Jul 2022
Wakefield, Massachusetts1 contribution
We thoroughly enjoyed the tour. The van was air conditioned, so it was comfortable on a very warm day. Eric have a continuous monologue, filled with interesting background, and he spoke as a native to the area, as generations of his family worked on building ships in the Portland area. He spoke with authority, and was very welcoming to visitors. Along the way, he pointed out other attractions, as well as good places to eat, which are plentiful in Portland. It was a great experience, and I got some great shots of the lighthouses and the harbor.
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Date of experience: July 2022
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Response from Portland E, Owner at Portland Explorer
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you very much for the review and for Exploring the City of Portland and Greater Portland Lighthouses with Portland Explorer! Hope you had a relaxing time in Maine and hope to see you again on tour in the future! All the best! -Eric and Catherine "Portland Explorer"
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NyFlJohnny wrote a review Jul 2022
Fort Pierce, Florida23 contributions15 helpful votes
Eric did a great job as a tour guide. The van was air conditioned, water constantly offered and very comfortable ride. Money well spent.
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Response from Portland E, Owner at Portland Explorer
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you very much for the review and for Exploring the City of Portland and Greater Portland Lighthouses with Portland Explorer! Hope you had a relaxing time in Maine and hope to see you again on tour in the future! All the best! -Eric and Catherine "Portland Explorer"
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