This was a city bus tour and a stop at Portland Head Light- It was interesting but a long walk was involved which was quite a task for many of the elderly participants. I'd have liked to have more stops along the route. It was expensive for the extent of the tour at $60 or so.
Our tour guide was a lot of fun. She had a wide range of both personal and historical stories about the area and the lighthouses. She had good recommendations for lunch when we came back, and took her up on her suggestions. She wasn't wrong.
nice tour, good tour guide. The only issue, no regular bathroom along the tour, only portable bathroom near lighthouses and no water to wash you hands.It;s very windy, so make sure you have warm clothes when you take this tour.
Great tour. Getting off the ship was easy, although there is a rather long walk/roll to actually reach the tour buses, and city. Nothing strenuous, just be aware and allow time. All of the basic city tours are on large buses and collapsible wheelchairs are easily accommodated. After the tour, I pushed Mom, in the wheelchair, into the little city center and we shopped and had lunch at an Irish pub. Everything was very accessible.
This was reasonably priced when booking it together with the trolley tour at $38 per person for the combo. They sold more tickets then there appeared to be seats and my husband and I ended up standing up for the whole 90 minutes. It was cold and windy. We did enjoy the views of the lighthouses from the water and seeing some of the nearby islands we'd have otherwise not seen. Would we do it again? Maybe on a warmer day if we could be certain of getting a seat.
Nice tour of Portland. We saw 3 lighthouses. The Portland Head Light was the best. The museum was not open. The tour guide did a good job. The bus driver was wearing dirty, poor fitting clothes and was not friendly to passengers.
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