Portland

Maine

Cruises To Portland

Portland offers all the amenities of a big city: art districts, a vibrant waterfront, museums, parks and diverse shopping opportunities. But within minutes, you can be enjoying the view from an historic lighthouse or tasting a juicy, local lobster.

What you NEED TO KNOW

  • Port Name & Location
    Portland Ocean Terminal
    Ship will DOCK at this port.
  • Time Zone
    EST (Eastern Standard Time)
    UTC/GMT -5 hours
  • Language
    The local language is English.
  • Currency & Shopping
    US Dollar (USD)
    Jewellery, Maine-made souvenirs and novelty shops.
    • Best Way to Get Around
      Organised Shore Excursions for sightseeing, lobster, lighthouse, railroad museum and more! Bicycle, bus, and ferry available.
    • Famous For
      On the coast of Maine, Portland is known for its lobster and lighthouses. In recent years, it has welcomed a wave of local restaurants, urban farms and art galleries.
    • Fun Fact #1
      Allagash Brewing Company in Portland produces 45,000 barrels of beer each year.
    • Tip
      Prepare for your cruise from Portland with What to Pack for Your Cruise.

Portland TOP EXCURSIONS

A Variety of Choices

We know the destinations you'll be visiting and what there is to see, do and experience. We offer you a variety of excursions to choose from, in every port you'll visit.

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Best Of Portland & Kennebunkport

To make the most of your day in Portland, this tour combines the city highlights with a visit to historic Portland Head ...

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Kennebunkport

Enjoy beautiful views of Maine's famous rocky coastline as well as a visit to the charming coastal village of Kennebunkp...

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Explore The Maine Coast By Bike And Foot

Bicycle along a popular coastal promenade to the state park on forested Mackworth Island, where you will hike along a pi...

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Kennebunkport & Scenic Cruise

Visit the charming coastal village of Kennebunkport and enjoy a scenic cruise for panoramic views of Walker’s Point and ...

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Featured Portland CRUISE ITINERARIES

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Admire the rugged New England coastline.

7-Day Canada & New England from New York

Voted Ship of the Year by Ocean & Cruise News. | Enjoy some "me" time at the award-winning Mandara Spa®.
SHIP Norwegian Escape
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK New York (New York);
Portland (Maine); Bar Harbor (Maine); Saint John (Bay of Fundy); Halifax (Nova Scotia);
DISEMBARK New York (New York);
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Stroll through Boston Public Garden in the heart of the city.

11-Day Canada & New England from New York

Explore New England & Canada on Norwegian Dawn, enhanced in 2016. | Enjoy up to 18 delicious dining experiences on board.
SHIP Norwegian Dawn
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK New York (New York);
Newport (Rhode Island); Boston (Massachusetts); Portland (Maine); Bar Harbor (Maine); Halifax (Nova Scotia); Sydney (Nova Scotia); Charlottetown (Prince Edward Island); Saguenay (La Baie) (Quebec);
DISEMBARK Quebec City (Quebec);
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The iconic rock-lined Portland, Maine.

7-Day Canada & New England from New York

Live from New York, it’s Norwegian Escape, one of our newest ships. | Take a plunge down Free Fall, the fastest waterslide at sea.
SHIP Norwegian Escape
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK New York (New York);
Bar Harbor (Maine); Portland (Maine); Halifax (Nova Scotia); Saint John (Bay of Fundy);
DISEMBARK New York (New York);
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