In 1834 Portland was the first permanent settlement in Victoria and is rich in maritime and whaling history with over 200 historic buildings from the 1800s. The busy deep sea port is mainly used for wood chip.

Nearby towns:
Mount Gambier | Port Fairy

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Visitor Centre

Tel: 1800 035 567
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Cape Bridgewater
18km west

Portland Botanic Gardens (1857) Cliff Street

Portland Cable Trams
Henty Park
Tel: 03 5523 2831
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Portland Maritime
Discovery Centre

Lee Breakwater Road
Tel: 1800 035 567

Powerhouse Car Museum
Glenelg Street
Tel: 03 5523 5795
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Gordon Hotel

Gordon Hotel
63 Bentinck Street
Tel: 03 5523 1121

Macs Hotel

Mac’s Hotel
41 Bentinck Street
Tel: 03 5523 2188
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Richmond Henty Hotel
101 Bentinck Street
Tel: 03 5523 1032
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Royal Hotel

Royal Hotel
119 Percy Street
Tel: 03 5521 1111



Portland Portland Bay Tram in Portland
Whalers Point
Nuns Beach
Vintage Cable Tram Rides
Portland Sailing Club Portland foreshore Portland Bay
Portland Bay
Nuns Beach
Statue on the foreshore Portland Bay Township, street in Portland
Foreshore Sculpture
Portland Bay
Portland Township
Portland Bay St Stephens Church Mosaic Wall
Portland Bay
St. Stephen's Church, 1856
Seaside Mural
Cape Nelson National Park Portland Cape Nelson Lighthouse Portland Cape Nelson Lighthouse
Cape Nelson National Park
Cape Nelson Lighthouse, 1883
Cape Nelson Lighthouse