Portland

Portland - Great Ocean Road - Victoria

The last major coastal town, heading west, is the Victorian seafaring town of Portland. Boasting hundreds of delightful heritage buildings and homesteads, Portland is the embodiment of early settlers and was in fact the first permanent European settlement in Victoria. Discover fascinating history at the Portland Maritime Discovery Centre, roam historic streets abundant in National Trust classified buildings, feast on fabulous local food and wine and get in touch with nature. Exploring the stunning Discovery Coast will ensure that you uncover your own unique experience.

Admire the fur seals at home in their enormous breeding colony overlooking the bottomless waters of Bridgewater Bay as it is flanked by the towering coastal cliffs. Fishing enthusiasts can cast a line in this anglers paradise, from a boat or the beach, in the hopes of that great catch of river bream or whiting. With snapper, tuna and Kingfish readily available in some of the most abundant waters along the Great Ocean Road.

Portland Waterfront is a beautiful vantage point to spot whales as they make their migration during the winter months and marvel at massive ships from around the world as they sail in to load up with delicious local produce.


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Colac Great Ocean Road
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Geelong Great Ocean Road
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Lorne Great Ocean Road
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Port Campbell Great Ocean Road
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Port Fairy Great Ocean Road
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Queenscliff Great Ocean Road
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Torquay Great Ocean Road
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Warrnambool Great Ocean Road
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