The Cape Nelson Lighthouse
Constructed in the year 1884, this lighthouse has a cozy Isabella's cafe and keeper's accommodations turned into two exquisitely renewed cottages. You can easily rent out these cottages and enjoy the whole view of the city from this tall lighthouse.
Location: Cape Nelson Rd, Portland, Victoria, Australia
Price: $15 for an adult
Bird Watching at Point Danger Gannet Colony
When looked from a distance through the naked eye, all you see are white Lawrence Rocks, but when looked at via binoculars, you can see thousands of birds sitting, undisturbed. These Gannets feed on small sea creatures and are a treat to watch.
Location: Point Danger Coastal Reserve
Also, if you are planning your trip between November to May, do not dishearten, you still have chances to visits hundreds of blue whales that can be seen from Cape Nelson and Cape Bridgewater.
Location: Portland Visitor Information Centre
Portland Botanical Gardens
This beautiful spot is perfect for taking a stroll or enjoying yourself with your family. Also, this place is a perfect picnic spot. From facilities like BBQs, toilets, picnic tables to croquet lawn and even lawn tennis courts are available for people to have fun.
Location: Glenelg St, Portland VIC 3305, Australia
Portland Maritime Discovery Centre
Constructed in the year 1998, this museum encompasses permanent displays showcasing the region’s rich maritime history that includes whales, boats, and the history of the local fishing industry.
Apart from the skeleton, there are various other attractions like: Portland’s 1858 lifeboat one, the Admella story, the popular Couta boats, and a lot more.
Location: Lee Breakwater Rd
Price: $7.60 for Adults
Portland Cable Trams Depot Museum
Running on a 7.4kms of the circular route, this tram covers major tourist attractions like the botanical gardens, vintage-car museum, WWII memorial water tower, and Maritime Discovery Centre. Travellers can easily hop on and off to any of these destinations and enjoy the vicinity of this city on this tram.
Great South West Walk
This trail covers numerous tourist spots and three national parks including the Cape Nelson State Park and the Discovery Bay Coastal Park. One can view ancient lakes, cliffs, sandy bays, and even the limestone gorge of the Glenelg River. This is a must-to-go place in Portland Victoria.
Location: Western District, Victoria, South Australia
Portland Powerhouse Motor and Car
A few models like the 1960 Messerschmitt KR200, a 1927 Essex, and a 1919 Overland Roadster Model 4 are exclusively found here. If you have a love for cars, especially in rare vintage and classic cars, you will surely love this place.
Location: Friendly Society Reserve, 23 Glenelg St, Portland VIC 3305, Australia
Price: $8 for Adult
Cobboboonee National Park
The Cobboboonee National Park is home to thousands of engendered and unique species of animals and birds and offers a plethora of activities to the people coming here. The Great Cobboboonee Horse Trail is another reason why people visit this place. You can enjoy the tour both by vehicle or on foot.
Location: Mt Deception Rd, Greenwald VIC 3304, Australia
Cape Nelson State Park
Cape Nelson State Park also has a cliff which is a 3 km walk-along and one can witness south right whales in summer and winters from this cliff.
Location: Cape Nelson, Cape Nelson Rd, Portland West VIC 3305, Australia