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The Real Portland Tour

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Hop aboard for a fun and authentic 90 minute sightseeing tour of Portland, Maine and nearby lighthouses with a guide who is a REAL local, born and raised in Portland! We’ll go where other tours go, and then I'll take you places other tours don't...more
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Hours Today: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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96 Commercial St, Portland, ME 04101-4705
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+1 207-329-7401
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Reviewed today

We were a party of four arriving by cruise ship. Wanted to get a glimpse of the city. That's exactly the content of this tour. We were driven around the historic streets of Portland in a reasonably comfortable van with 10 or so other people....More

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Thank Ken M
Reviewed today

We booked this on our own ahead of time. Arriving on a cruise ship the tour started right outside of terminal. Van was comfortable and guide was funny and very informative. Would do it again.

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Derek was an amazing tour guide. Our family has taken many tours and I can honestly say that Derek was the best guide we have ever had. He was born and raised in Portland, so he really knows the city inside and out, and was...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

We had a great time. Prior to the visit we had no recommendations for a tour. We happened upon this company and we struck gold. The owner/ tour guide was humorous, knowledgeable, and very hospitable. His knowledge of Portland was amazing. He called another couple...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Derek was able to give us a good overview of Portland. He was personable and knowledgeable and had a nice sense of humor to make the journey even more enjoyable. Would certainly recommend this tour to others.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

The four of us truly enjoyed learning about and seeing Portland with Derek. We saw so many interesting and beautiful things...just would have liked more opportunities to stop and take pictures.Thanks Derek!

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Thank Vicki R
Reviewed 5 days ago

The tour was well organized, At the beginning, they took and stored my wife's wheelchair, and saw she had a good seat in the vehicle. She was able to stay in the van for the walking parts of the tour. While I was not intending...More

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Thank Robert H
Realportlandtour, Owner at The Real Portland Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks so much for the review, and glad we were able to accommodate you and your wife, and happy to hear you would recommend my tour! Sorry to hear you felt you didn't have the best view, but glad you found the tour interesting! I...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Very informative, personalized, and educational delivered with a liberal dose of humor. Family run operation. Most impressive. REASONABLY PRICED. Highly recommend. Sells out quickly

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Realportlandtour, Owner at The Real Portland Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks for the most excellent review! Glad you found my tour informative, personalized, and humorous! I take pride in being a real local Mom and Pop business! Happy to hear you found the tour reasonably priced as well! Thanks again!

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Walkable from the cruise ships, I booked while just walking down the sidewalk Reasonably priced @ $25 per person. Learned a lot of history more so than I knew from my last time visiting Portland. Great stop @ Portland Head lighthouse, but only quick looksee...More

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Realportlandtour, Owner at The Real Portland Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks so much for the great review, and glad you were able to learn new things about my hometown! I take pride in giving folks the real history of Portland, and the only tour of Portland that includes a trip to 3 lighthouses! Hope to...More

Reviewed 5 days ago

Derek is the best! He is very knowledgeable about Portland - the sights, everything going on in the area, little interesting tidbits. It is very obvious that he loves Portland and wants to share his town with everyone. The van is very comfortable and Mom...More

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Realportlandtour, Owner at The Real Portland Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thanks so much for the awesome review! Glad to hear you enjoyed everything about the tour, and thanks for the shout out to my Mom! Glad you found the van comfortable as well! I take pride in giving folks an insider's look at my hometown!...More

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Daphne W
31 August 2018|
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Response from Realportlandtour | Property representative |
My regularly scheduled tour is a 90 minute tour of Portland and 3 lighthouses. There is a cruise ship in that day, and there are already tickets sold on my regularly scheduled tour, so I will be unable to do a trip to... More
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T6903FDnancyr
19 July 2018|
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I usually offer a 9:30, 11:30, 1:30 and 3:30 tour, but sometimes the tour times vary slightly when a cruise ship is in port. For an updated calendar of tour times, please visit my website and click "Book a Tour" or call... More
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