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Portland Explorer

42 reviews
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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Visitors to Portland can easily miss some of Maine's most stunning sights, since you really need a car to explore the scenic coastline. Avoid the headache of arranging your own transportation, or renting a car, on this guided tour of Portland's must-see sights. Stop in downtown Portland, and visit three lighthouses, including Portland Head Light—an historic lighthouse perched on the rocky coast.
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We had a great weather day. Our guide was informative and friendly. We had plenty of time at the Portland Head Lighthouse. Was the right amount of time (2 hours). I recommend.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you Eric for a fun few hours hitting the highlights of Portland. We were a group of 3 ladies (Texas and Ohio) and along with another couple (Conn), we had an wonderful morning hearing your stories and hometown knowledge and experiences of Portland. Adding...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

On my first visit to Portland Maine I did a City and Lighthouse Tour from beginning to end it was a awesome experience . Eric was the tour guide and through his patience , wit and humor he made it a memorable Mother’s Day experience...More

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PortlandExplorerTour, Owner at Portland Explorer, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your review! I’m glad it was a memorable Mothers Day for you! I hope your allergies cleared up and you enjoyed the rest of your trip! Your welcome back anytime, and next time there will be a bagel stop! 😎

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very fun and informative tour at a great price. Eric, the guide, owns the business and was willing to give lots of personalized recommendations. He even made an impromptu stop when our group wanted to try whoopie pies! Would recommend for anyone visiting Portland.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Maggie S
PortlandExplorerTour, Owner at Portland Explorer, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your review! Glad you enjoyed the Whoopie Pie! I’ve consumed many in the past week which I. Not complaining about! Lol Your welcome back to tour with us anytime! 😎

Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the Maine things I needed to do on my trip was see nearby lighthouses in the Portland area. I did not have a car, so taking this tour with Eric was ideal for me - I got included rides to 3 lighthouses! Taking...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Jason H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great tour with Eric. Comfortable, nice pace, knowledgeable tour guide. I highly recommend you spend some time taking this tour. Eric will not disappoint!

Date of experience: May 2019
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PortlandExplorerTour, Owner at Portland Explorer, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your review! I appreciate it! Your welcome back to Portland anytime to tour with us! All the best! 😎

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We started our fun weekend off in Portland with this amazing tour. Eric was the best tour guide! Throughout the tour, Eric gave us tons of food recommendations and a real look into life in Portland. By the end of the 2 hour tour, we...More

Thank 126erinf
PortlandExplorerTour, Owner at Portland Explorer, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for touring with us! Next time you eat a lobster you can educate whoever you are dining with! Hope you can visit Maine again soon! All the best! 😎

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Eric, the owner and operator, of Portland Explorer City and Lighthouse Tours, was AMAZING, super personable, a wealth of local knowledge, went at our pace, offered a safe and comfortable ride and is someone who we instantly connected with and enjoyed every minute of our...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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PortlandExplorerTour, Owner at Portland Explorer, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review! Can’t thank you enough for your comments! Hopefully next time you visit we won’t need the umbrellas! All the best! 😎

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The 1 hour and forty-five minutes Explorer tour shed new light on Portland. Before the tour, we frankly took the city for granted - small population, not a lot of important history, little to see, etc. The driver/guide on the Explorer tour is one of...More

Thank juliusl2
PortlandExplorerTour, Owner at Portland Explorer, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for your review! You guys deserved every second of that tour! I appreciate the comments you made and congrats on your teaching career! Your welcome back to Portland anytime, I hope you enjoyed the Lobster! Maybe next time I’ll have it...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We weren't sure of what we wanted to do when arriving in Portland and found this tour on Trip Adviser. So happy we did as it turned out to be one of the best tours we have ever had. Eric was a fantastic guide and...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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PortlandExplorerTour, Owner at Portland Explorer, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Bill thank you very much for your review! Hopefully next time you visit we won’t need the umbrellas! Your welcome back to Portland anytime! Thanks for touring with us! 😎

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