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Portland Discovery Tours

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Portland Discovery Tours
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If you want to get up close and personal with Portland’s landmarks, lighthouses and harbor seals AND learn some city history, join Portland Discovery on a Land & Sea Tour! Start your day on board the Discovery trolley as you travel from city streets...more
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Long Wharf, 170 Commercial Street, Portland, ME
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Reviewed December 27, 2018

1st - Portland Discovery Tours, all around the city with fascinating commentary.We saw where Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was born. 2nd - Harbor Lights Tours, out on the water, with a stop at Fort William Park. Both were reserved in advance & well worth it. Enough...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed December 9, 2018

This prior review mistakenly came up as Oli's Trolley Tours, however it was actually the Portland Discovery Tour in Portland, Me. that we experienced. The prior review highlighted the tour driver and his rambling stories and asides when what we were really hoping for was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 27, 2018

You know when a trip is going to be good when you arrive and all the staff are friendly and fun, the booth staff were very welcoming and the driver was superb. The tour, taken in torrential rain, was very interesting, difficult to see much...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 12, 2018

My best friend and I visited Portland for a girls vacation. She has some limited mobility so we try to find things that we can both enjoy equally. This tour package was PERFECT. We were able to park in a street lot not too far...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed November 6, 2018

City & LighthouseTrolley tour in the morning, a quick lunch at Bill's Pizza across the street, then the Harbor Lights & Sights cruise made for an enjoyable few hours. Excellent, friendly guides speak of the history, architecture, and fabulous stories of Portland - I never...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 5, 2018

We pre-booked a tour since we were in town for only two days. It happened to be very cold and raining, but the captain and tour guide made it worth it! They even spotted a bald eagle AND her baby. We were able to move...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

We recently called in to Portland on a cruise. We walked off the ship turned left and found Portland Discovery Tours Trolley. The trolley takes you all over Portland. We visited the Old Port, various neighbourhoods, historical sites, Henry Longfellow's house and out to the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 4, 2018 via mobile

We had a lovely tour of the entire city of Portland which, as the title says was both fun and informative. We have been in Portland several times previously but never really knew the historical background of the city. Wendy, our driver and narrator, was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed November 1, 2018 via mobile

We took the trolley and lighthouse tour (90minutes). The guide was very informative and we learned a lot about Portland. Going to the lighthouse was a treat. My only complaint was that parking was terribly expensive. We had to pay $22 for the 2hours we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

Originally signed up for the Lights & Sights Harbor Tour and enjoyed it and the company itself so much when I got off the boat I immediately signed up for the Trolley tour (City & Lighthouse) and was impressed with it as well.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from guidob663a | Reviewed this property |
I'm sorry I can't be very helpful answering your question. There were children that age on my cruise and they were having a great time, especially when they went to the wheelhouse and met the captain. You will have to look... More
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Response from Paul F | Reviewed this property |
10:30 - 1:00 - 3:30, cost $28.00 for adults.