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Goat Island Lighthouse

Cape Porpoise, ME
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Lighthouse sits on the point of an island at entrance to bay and harbor at Cape Porpoise. Best to... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
jaybeeFL
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Florida
Better lighthouses to visit

Drove out to see lighthouse. Knew we would only be able to view from a distance. I think you can... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Vistaviewer77
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Omaha, Nebraska
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Built in 1880, this 25-foot lighthouse flashes white every six seconds as it stands guard over Cape Porpoise Harbor.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good25%
  • Average13%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Cape Porpoise, ME
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Lighthouse sits on the point of an island at entrance to bay and harbor at Cape Porpoise. Best to have good zoom on your camera as it is quite a distance offshore from the best viewing spot. Also need clear weather with sun in the...More

Thank jaybeeFL
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Drove out to see lighthouse. Knew we would only be able to view from a distance. I think you can take a boat tour to get closer. Cape porpoise harbor is very quaint and worth the drive out to see and eat on the harbor.

Thank Vistaviewer77
Reviewed 15 September 2017

We came from Oklahoma mainly to see lighthouses and followed our GPS to see many of them along the southern coast including taking two boat tours. Like others, we wound all over the small beach town to find this one on a little point next...More

1  Thank Charrie S
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

Great views of the lighthouse from the lookout or by walking down the dock. Easy to get to and not crowded.

Thank Angie H
Reviewed 26 June 2017

The area is pretty cool but the lighthouse is pretty remote. If you drive up to Portland, there are much better lighthouse viewings. Parking here is also very limited.

Thank Anthony R
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Terrific view, beautiful day A real Maine experience. You can see fishing vessels delivering fresh catch and eat at the Chowder House, delish

Thank sgru2000
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Had a great view of this from Cape Porpoise . I have a good zoom on my camera so was able to get a good shot of it. From the Pier.

1  Thank Dibird50
Reviewed 26 September 2016

The really great shots of the lighthouse were taken at sunset with waves crashing in the scene. (I bought the post card) One of the few remaining historical lighthouses before electronics took over the job.

Thank NCC4321
Reviewed 6 September 2016

We enjoy the Maine lighthouses. Lots of history. Beautiful scenery. Would encourage all to see. Worth your time.

Thank Lstack4
Reviewed 21 July 2016 via mobile

We rented kayaks and paddled out to the island. The lighthouse keepers were great hosts and let us tour the island the lighthouse.

2  Thank Jason_Tinley_Park
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philipr105
26 June 2017|
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Response from LivinInTheBunk |
I believe next year there will be an Eco Tour, New England EcoAdventures, that will be giving tours.
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