Whale watching in and around Portland is at its peak over the winter period where the coastline plays host to many of the wonderful creatures
If you’re after a spot of fishing, Portland is literally an angler’s paradise
A world-class experience including rugged cliffs, sublime bays, tranquil forests and pristine river, all within four National Parks
Tucked away in Victoria’s southwest corner, it is the western gateway to the Great Ocean Road – one of Victoria’s best kept secrets
Our hospitality and tourism businesses are doing their best to keep our communities and visitors safe with government COVID safe restrictions in place. Please be aware that some services may be limited and please be prepared to help businesses adhere to these requirements by always checking in with the QR code on entry, and when necessary, providing photo ID.
Make sure you plan ahead when visiting to ensure your stay is a great one.
Located a little over 4hrs Melbourne, Portland is well worth the drive. Whether you’re a history buff, foodie, nature lover or adventurer get ready for a great weekend. Wander the beautifully maintained historic streets, dine at the many harbourside pubs and restaurants, visit the nearby 2000 local resident Australian and Fur seals and discover deserted beaches.
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Great Ocean Road Regional Tourism acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the Great Ocean Road region the Wadawuurung, Eastern Maar & Gunditjmara. We pay our respects to their Ancestors, past present and emerging. We recognise and respect their unique cultural heritage and the connection to their traditional lands. We commit to building genuine and lasting partnerships that recognise, embrace and support the spirit of reconciliation, working towards self-determination, equity of outcomes and an equal voice for Australia’s first people.