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Portland Discovery Tours

Open today: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
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Not to be missed!

Peter was our amazing funny driver and tour guide. As the only Brits on the trip we were subject... read more

Reviewed today
London, United Kingdom
Excellent Trolley Tour

We took the longer trolley tour that stops at the lighthouse for around 30 minutes and it was... read more

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Greenville, Sc
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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
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Reviewed today

Peter was our amazing funny driver and tour guide. As the only Brits on the trip we were subject to good old ribbing which was fun. Saw more than we expected around town on a fun and informative trip. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed today

We took the longer trolley tour that stops at the lighthouse for around 30 minutes and it was excellent. Wendy is a great guide and never stopped narrating. When you stop at the lighthouse the views are amazing and their is a lobster food truck...More

Thank phi506
Reviewed today

We took this tour on our first day in Portland and it was wonderful. Our guide Wendy was awesome. She shared not only the beauty of this place but also so much history about this charming city. Taking this tour early on in your visit...More

Thank Charwhitt1
Reviewed today via mobile

Do this!! Not only is the company amazing to work with but the tour is informative and fun. Will definitely do this again.

Thank Denise E
Reviewed yesterday

This was a great tour of Portland and the surrounding area. The narrator was terrific and the stops allowed enough time to not feel rushed. The only drawback is that it is a long walk from the cruise ship to the meeting destination.

Thank Scott T
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you visit Portland, Maine and do not take the trolley tour with this company you will not see all Portland has to offer. Wendy was an amazing driver and tour guide! I have been to Portland twice before and this was the first time...More

Thank Red909
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Tour quide was very informative about the history of Portland. The tour lasted about 2 hours. We would do the tour again.

Thank VanHeld
Reviewed 2 days ago

We booked a morning tour with a break for lunch and then an afternoon tour. There was a nice discount for purchasing a package. THEN the cruise ship changed our departure time. Discovery Tours publishes all sales are final. We immediately called and spoke with...More

Thank daisyjo
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It was our first time in Portland and on the advise of our concierge we signed up for the boat tour with Discovery. This company runs a nice operation. The boat was very clean and comfortable and the guides were very knowledgeable and accommodating. Very...More

1  Thank Peter P
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

My husband and I recently took our first trip to Portland. When we travel, we always like to learn about the city we visit. The trolley ride through Portland was amazing. Our driver/guide was knowledgeable and fun. I loved the pride he had for his...More

1  Thank darlingco2003
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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.