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Portland Discovery Tours

Open today: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

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
+1 207-774-0808
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 7 February 2015 via mobile

Portland is a wonderful place and the combo tours w/ Portland Discovery Tours is the right way to start. We enjoyed an hour & half city trolley tour that gave a great overview of the sights, history, shopping & dining options. Then we had an...More

13  Thank TXhome1225
Portland D, Manager at Portland Discovery Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 March 2015

Hi TXhome, So happy that you loved Portland and that we could show you around! We like to think the tours give people a fun, comprehensive overview of Portland, so that you can get your bearings while also learning about our city at the same...More

Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

This tour was disgusting idk if the boat we took has ever been cleaned. The seats were sticky to the touch and the bottoms were covered with gum. Could not hear any of the narration due to outdated barley functioning sound equipment. After this tour...More

6  Thank thesweenclips
Portland D, Manager at Portland Discovery Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2018

Hi thesweenclips, As you don't mention which tour you were on, we're wondering if you have the correct company. Our boats are thoroughly cleaned at the end of every day from the chairs to the floors to the windows, and captains would not be happy...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

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

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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Catherine T
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank moespress
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank lynlcee
Reviewed 1 week ago 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

1  Thank KAREN V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank slh055
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank GoingSolo38
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I took the lighthouse boat tour and it was very enjoyable. They boat was clean and comfortable. Very enjoyable and informative.

Thank Sherry J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent service the company. The schedule was on-time. The tour guide was friendly and secure. The facility and the trolley were clean.

Thank Manuel M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great experience, we took the trolley land tour and then the Harbor Cruise. This is truly the way to see a city. Saw 4 different lighthouses on the Harbor Cruise and stopped at one on the land cruise. I would highly recommend both...More

1  Thank clemcat2018
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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.