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Portland, Maine Winter Lighthouse & Waterfront Tour provided by Portland Explorer

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Portland, Maine Winter Lighthouse & Waterfront Tour

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*Operating November-April*. Experience Portland, Maine during the winter months with our family owned and operated small group tour. Visit 3 lighthouses for epic photo stops and tour through the working waterfront to see how the lobster industry operates year round. We will also stop at Rwanda Bean, a local coffee shop for a coffee and sweet treat along the way! Food and beverage is not included in the price of the tour. This tour may change slightly each day based on the temperature and weather. The Waterfront Tour is all on land and not by boat!
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You'll start at
320 Fore St
320 Fore St, Portland, ME 04101, USAAt the corner of Fore Street and Pearl Street between the Portland Beer Hub and Custom House Building.
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  • 1
    Portland Head Light
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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  • 2
    Bug Light Park
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 3
    Spring Point Ledge Lighthouse
    Stop: 10 minutes -
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  • 4
    Commercial Street
    Stop: 15 minutes -
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You'll end at
320 Fore St
320 Fore St, Portland, ME 04101, USAAt the corner of Fore Street and Pearl Street between the Portland Beer Hub and Custom House Building.
See address & details
Important Information
Departure Point
320 Fore St, Portland, ME 04101, USA
Duration
2h
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • Umbrella to use on tour
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Booster seats available with advance notice. Car seats and booster seats required for small children and babies.
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s cancelled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 11 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Courtney L wrote a review Mar 2020
New Braunfels, Texas1 contribution
Loved this tour! Our guide (I am horrifically bad with names, I'm so sorry) was fantastic, telling us not only about the lighthouses and the Portland area, but giving us a ton of great recommendations on restaurants, activities and more. Tons of personality. Tons of fun. Tons of
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from PortlandExplorerTour, Owner at Portland, Maine Winter Lighthouse & Waterfront Tour
Responded 1 week ago
Hi Courtney, thank you so much for the great review! We are so happy you liked Eric’s recommendations around Portland. We are looking forward to seeing you and your family again soon!
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Wendy K wrote a review Mar 2020
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Tour was amazing. It was a nice small group. The ladies conducting the tour were awesome. They were very friendly and full of interesting information. Would definitely recommend to anyone wanting to see some lighthouses and learn about the Portland area. Hope to do a summer tour
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from PortlandExplorerTour, Owner at Portland, Maine Winter Lighthouse & Waterfront Tour
Responded 1 week ago
Hi Wendy! Thank you so much for touring with us this winter and thank you for the excellent review and recommendation. Awesome pictures! We were fortunate to have a nice sunny day. We look forward to seeing you both this summer!
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Stephanie E wrote a review Mar 2020
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I have been in a lot of tours, but I absolutely loved this one. The tour guide was knowledgeable and could answer any and all questions. He was also super friendly and down to Earth!
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from PortlandExplorerTour, Owner at Portland, Maine Winter Lighthouse & Waterfront Tour
Responded 2 weeks ago
So happy you enjoyed your winter tour of Portland and our beautiful lighthouses and waterfront. Eric really is an encyclopedia of information about the area, the food, lobstering business and more! Thank you for the amazing review and feedback!
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983julie wrote a review Feb 2020
Hannibal, Missouri7 contributions1 helpful vote
Eric and Rachel were absolutely fantastic ! We had a wonderful tour . Put it on your list of things to do if you are heading to Portland !
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Date of experience: February 2020
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Response from PortlandExplorerTour, Owner at Portland, Maine Winter Lighthouse & Waterfront Tour
Responded 7 Feb 2020
Hi Julie, thank you so much for joining us on the winter lighthouse tour. Glad you enjoyed the 2 hour tour. We really appreciate your feedback and positive review for everyone visiting Portland!
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Kimberly Foss wrote a review Jan 2020
1 contribution
We took the winter lighthouse tour in mid January. It was cold, but fun! We would definitely take this tour again or others from this company. They are very attentive, shared a ton of information, and made the trip comfortable, relaxing, and fun.
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Date of experience: January 2020
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Response from PortlandExplorerTour, Owner at Portland, Maine Winter Lighthouse & Waterfront Tour
Responded 21 Jan 2020
Hi Kimberly, it was so nice to meet you and your family on the tour. Thank you for the excellent review and recommendation! We wish you the best of luck with your son’s college search. See you next time!
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By: Portland Explorer
Jill P
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Lighthouse tour
Excellent tour/ The guide did an outstanding job and gave lots of extra history. Loved the small van.
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Dave D
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A Must See
The lighthouse is amazingly picturesque and fascinating. There are numerous stories associated with its history. I
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redfishFlorida
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fabulous tour even tho it was raining
Eric was not your typical tour guide. He was down to earth,helpful and so informative and willing to stop if needed
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intheknowshopping
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A tour led by a guide with intimate knowledge of Portland as a city by the sea
Our guide was a third generation Mainer from a lobstering family. He not only took us some of the most beautiful sp
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sheiksan
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Recommended
Did this brief tour while in port during a cruise. The tour operators were awesome and had great stories. The tou
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HughM823
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Very nice
Was a very nice tour, very informative. Not too short not too long, just right! Lots of lobster talk, i think the
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90bleeckers
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Portland tour
Comprehensive, informative...saw lighthouses, ate great food truck food and got lots of ideas for things to do next
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mandmvivas
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Portland Tour by a Native
Fun and informative guided tour! What better way to learn more about Portland, Maine than through the eyes of a nat
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Gina M
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Great Guides
This was a great tour of Portland with experienced and knowledgeable guides. We felt as though they were sharing t
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Lisa P
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Great Tour Depsite the Rain
We took this tour while in port on a cruise. We love lighthouses and this was a great way to see three while in po
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new-timers
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great local views,history, & info.
They pick you up in a new small bus (clean & comfortable) and take you to all the local sights. Such sights as hist
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mmcf1994
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Portland, Maine
GREAT INFORMATIVE FUN TOUR! Great way to get your bearings of the City! Very nice to be taken to 3 lighthouses. Muc
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oots412
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nice intro to Portland
the two hour tour was closer to 2.5 hours ( not a bad thing) not a walking tour-but it starts out with some city s
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William M
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Portland explorer
Excellent tour, would recommend it for all. Guides gave not only public information but shared some of their person
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pac757
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Portland Tour
Had a great tour with Eric to end a three day trip to Portland. Eric was very accommodating, friendly and knowledge
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