Portland and Lighthouses


Tour Number

Activity Level



Day Trip / Out of Town, Hiking and Walking, Shore Excursion


Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: No.

Maximum travelers: 5



English (fluent)

A Walk through Portland to nearby lighthouses, with a return by Water Taxi

The tour begins at your cruise pier, traverses the waterfront area and the Old Port section of Portland, and passes historic neighborhoods and the arts district. In addition to Portland history, the tour touches on the "foodie" and beverage scene, famous Portlanders and Mainers, and Portland's unique history with rum and the prohibition.
Leaving Portland, we cross the Casco Bay Bridge to the Mill Creek area of Portland, then onward to visit the Portland Breakwater Light and Spring Point Ledge Light. Then we hike on through historic and scenic neighborhoods to Fort Williams and Portland Head Light.
After walking back to Bug Light Park, we'll return to Portland by water taxi for a unique view of the bay and islands.


Please see the tour description for an overview of the itinerary: Portland downtown, east to west, then across the Fore River to visit lighthouses.

Meeting Point + Tour Duration

Meeting Point Options: Cruise Ship Port, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

End Point Options: Cruise Ship Port, Hotel, Address or Intersection, Monument/Building

Duration: 6 hours

The duration allows for stopping at scenic and historic locations, and for refreshments.


By foot and water taxi

What’s Included

  • Public Transportation Tickets
  • Admission Tickets

Other: The water taxi price is built into the price of the tour. Maximum number of travelers is limited by the water taxi.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

60 USD - Food, beverages, souvenirs, etc. are not included.

What’s Extra

Other: Food, beverages, souvenirs, etc. are not included.

A Recent Review of this tour

Jeff was a wonderful guide and helped personalize our tour despite our arriving late to Portland. we appreciated his in depth knowledge of Portland and Kennebunk. We enjoyed our day with some enjoyable discussions about what life was like living in Maine. Jeff was great at making sure we got to the tour highlights including lighthouses, downtown Portland and Kennebunk port. He even gave us a great referral for a great lobster roll and local brew.
Cynthia Davis

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