Portland Shore Excursions
Cruise Ship Shore Excursions in Portland
Shore Excursion 1 – Portland, Lighthouses and Kennebunkport
$628 (Not Including Driver Gratuity)
$1,265 for groups of 6-12 with separate driver and guide + larger vehicle.
Start your private daytrip with a narrated tour of Portland’s historic landmarks. Portland was founded in 1632 and has a long and colorful history. See magnificent views of Casco Bay as you proceed around the Portland peninsula. After a short drive to Cape Elizabeth, stop and explore Portland Head Light that was first lit in
1791. Commissioned by President George Washington, it is Maine’s oldest lighthouse. A short stroll along its
cliffs brings Ram Island Ledge Light into view across the ship channel.
Driving the back roads, you will be able to experience the views of the magnificent rocky coast, with winding ways through farmland and saltwater marshes, on the way to the quintessential New England town of
Explore Kennebunkport, which is alive with history, grand ocean views, wonderful restaurants, and interesting shops. You will see many historic ship-captain homes from the 19th century with interesting stories. A view of the summer home of Presidents Bush is interesting and very scenic as it juts out into the Atlantic Ocean.
Stopping in Kennebunkport, for the freshest lobster rolls and seafood, provides an opportunity to have a memorable lunch and explore the local shops.
Shore Excursion 2 – The South Coast Tour, York (Nubble Light, Ogunquit and Kennebunkport
$600 (Not Including Driver Gratuity)
$1,265 for larger groups of up to 12 with separate driver and guide. Includes Gratuity
York – Nubble Lighthouse
Walk along Sand Beach and if you are brave then extend your stroll into the cold North Atlantic Ocean water. Photograph Nubble Lighthouse – just as it was photographed for inclusion into the information placed on the spaceship Voyager, launched in 1977, as in continues into deep space.
Explore Perkins Cove in Ogunquit, a “beautiful place by the sea”. Shopping and restaurants with ocean views are available. Stroll along the Marginal Way cliff walk for spectacular views of the rocky coast.
You will enjoy the sights and sounds of this quintessential coastal summer enclave that was the wealthiest New England town in the 1800’s. This is a very popular place for a fresh seafood lunch and exploring the local shops. See and learn about the history of the late President George H.W. Bush summer home.
Portland Head Light can be done on the way back to Portland if time allows. This stop has a fee of $28 to enter Fort Williams Park. Some folks are faster than others when touring so if time allows, your driver guide can squeeze this into your tour! The Portland Head Light was first lit in 1791. Commissioned by President George Washington, it is Maine’s oldest lighthouse. A short stroll along its cliffs brings Ram Island Ledge Light into view across the ship channel.