Activities

Tours & Sightseeing

Narrated Sightseeing Tour of Portland, Maine, Aboard a Vintage Fire Engine

Our 50 minute sightseeing tour of Portland Maine is different from anything else in the area. Come join our knowledgeable guide aboard a Vintage Fire Engine as you travel back in time and relive Portland’s past from a local’s perspective. Enjoy lighthouses, Civil War forts, fantastic views, interesting stories, and a multimedia experience with images from Maine’s history on the Fire Engine’s large flat screen TV. We are very unique sightseeing tour only offered in Portland Maine.
$20
50 minutes
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Private Sunset Charter on a Vintage Lobster Boat

Leave the crowds and join us aboard a vintage Maine Lobster Boat for a private 2-hour sightseeing and lighthouse viewing charter capped by a stunning Maine sunset.  We will wind our way through the islands of Casco Bay passing by historic 19th century forts, lighthouses, and the scenic Maine Coast before returning to Portland as the setting sun graces the city skyline. Charters depart from Portland's Old Port or from our dock, where there is free parking. Perfect for families and small groups, each charter is private for groups of up to 6.
$350
2 hours
Walking & Biking Tours

Eastside Distillery Row Bike Tour: Brew, Barrel Age, Grow

Breweries by bike: a perfect match in Portland. But beer should be just the beginning. Cideries and distilleries have exploded in the inner Eastside industrial neighborhood where Cordilleran Tour makes its home! (Did you know Portland boasts the first cider pub in the U.S.?) Our guides, who have taken thousands of people on bike brew tours, wanted more; more variety, more great rides. On this one-of-a-kind tour, we’ll wind through the eastside streets, stopping to sample all of what the neighborhood has to offer, with short jaunts into pretty residential districts between stops. Tour price includes samples of beer and spirits, bike, helmet, and a guide intimately familiar with the city’s beer, liquor, cider and other treats to point you in ALL the right directions.Meet in inner SE Portland. 5-8 miles of easy riding. Bikes, helmets, beer, cider and spirits samples provided.
$75
3.5 hours
Food, Wine & Nightlife

Best of Portland Craft Drink Tour

Portland, Maine is well known for craft beer, but on this 3-hour tour by minibus you will learn about distilled spirits and wine as well. Find out how three of the city’s unique venues are mixing it up on this tour of some of Portland's best distilleries and brewing companies.
$70
3 hours
Tours & Sightseeing

MetroDemic Scavenger Hunt in Portland

Stumptown is being ravaged by a massive outbreak of the "playgue" and only you and your friends can stop it. In this mad dash through downtown Portland, your team will compete to save as many lives as possible by locating interesting sites, answering bizarre trivia questions, and navigating the most strategic route possible.
$20
1.5 hours
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

City Lights and Bridge Tour

Classy pontoon boat tour by or through 10 bridges and around 4 islands! We depart in sight of the new Sellwood bridge, then cruise past the Iconic Oaks Amusment Park and by the oldest yacht club on the west coast then down the east side of East, HardTack and Ross Islands before going through  Ross Island, Lighted Tillicum Crossing, Marquam, Hawthorne, Morrison, Burnside and Steel bridges where we catch a great view of the Golden Gate Red Broadway bridge, and the grand arches of the Freemont Bridge. We finish the tour with a cruise through Downtown and up the west side channel past the buried treasure of Toe Island and back to the dock. At night it is a similiar tour, but we linger to enjoy the city lights.  Great tour for kids and visiting friends too! Open boat in nice weather and classy enclosure in cool or rainy weather makes "Party Scovare" the perfect platform for every party cruise!
$59
1 hour
Private & Custom Tours

Private Narrated Sightseeing Tour of Portland Maine Aboard a Vintage Fire Engine

This 50 minute sightseeing tour of Portland Maine is different from anything else in the area. Join our knowledgeable guide aboard a Vintage Fire Engine as you and your group travel back in time and relive Portland’s past from a local’s perspective. Enjoy lighthouses, Civil War forts, fantastic views, interesting stories, and a multimedia experience with images from Maine’s history on the Fire Engine’s large flat screen TV. We are very unique sightseeing tour only offered in Portland Maine.
$220
50 minutes
Cultural & Theme Tours

Architectural Tour of Tate House Museum

This architectural tour of the Tate House Museum in Portland, Maine offers you an inside look into Greater-Portland's only pre-Revolutionary home still open to the public! Your experienced guide will lead you through the home for about an hour and a half, pointing out and explaining the unique architecture of the historic structure.
$15
1.5 hours
Cultural & Theme Tours

Portland Tate House Museum Admission and Tour

Experience a true taste of Portland, Maine's rich Colonial history at the historic Tate House Museum. The Tate House is the only pre-Revolutionary home in Greater Portland that is open to the public. On this 1-hour tour, see the impressive period furnishings, beautiful grounds, herb gardens, and unique architecture that offers an insightful glimpse at the 18th-century and life in Colonial Maine. Tours of the home and grounds are offered hourly and led by a local guide.
$15
1 hour
Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Private Lighthouse Sightseeing Charter on a Vintage Lobster Boat

Step aboard a vintage Maine Lobster Boat for a private, 2-hour lighthouse viewing & sightseeing charter.  Leave the crowds behind as we tour the islands of Casco Bay and pass by 4 lighthouses, historic 19th century forts, and the scenic Maine Coast.  Why board a larger, more crowded tour boat when you can enjoy our personalized service on a private tour? Charters depart from Portland's Old Port or from our dock, where free parking is available.  Perfect for families and small groups, each charter is private for groups of up to 6.
$350
2 hours