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)
    Jewelry, Maine-made souvenirs and novelty shops.
    • Best Way to Get Around
      Organized 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.
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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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Best of Portland & Kennebunkport (French Language)

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

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Explore the Coast By Bike & On 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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Featured Portland CRUISE ITINERARIES

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Lose yourself in this photographer's paradise.

7-Day Canada & New England from Boston

Extensively refurbished, Norwegian Dawn offers modern décor and new venues | Voted Travel + Leisure World's Best Top Large Ship Cruise Line
SHIP Norwegian Dawn
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Boston (Massachusetts);
Portland (Maine); Halifax (Nova Scotia); Charlottetown (Prince Edward Island); Gaspésie (Quebec); Saguenay (La Baie) (Quebec);
DISEMBARK Quebec City (Quebec);
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Visit Halifax's historical town clock on the Citadel Hill

7-Day Canada & New England from New York

SHIP Norwegian Gem
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK New York (New York);
Halifax (Nova Scotia); Saint John (Bay of Fundy); Bar Harbor (Maine); Portland (Maine);
DISEMBARK New York (New York);
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While in the Big Apple visit lush Central Park

7-Day Canada & New England from New York

SHIP Norwegian Gem
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK New York (New York);
Halifax (Nova Scotia); Saint John (Bay of Fundy); Portland (Maine); Boston (Massachusetts);
DISEMBARK New York (New York);
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