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Portland - PHOTOGRAPHER COMMENT

St Stephens church on Julia and Percy Streets in Portland

Portland - FURTHER INFORMATION

Portland - Portland visitor guide showing a virtual tour of 'Portland' linked to an interactive map with local and travel information. 360° panoramas from Victoria.

Portland with a population of approx. 12,000 is a major deep-sea port on Victoria's south-west coast, 360 kilometres west of Melbourne.

Portland is an exporting centre for produce and its economy is supported by an aluminium smelter, fertiliser and fishing industry and woolstores.

Before European settlement the area was occupied by the Kerrup-Tjmara indigenous inhabitants. Before the arrival of pastoralists in the 1800's the area had been used for sealing and whaling.

Things to see and do:
- Beaches
- Portland Maritime Discovery Centre
- Fishing
- Historic walks
- Car museum
- Portland battery
- wineries
- Cape Nelson and Cape Bridgewater
- Discovery Bay and Mt Richmond NPs

Recent Local Panoramas

Panoramic view from top of War Museum
Panoramic view from top of War Museum / Portland
Bentinck Street with view over Portland Bay
Bentinck Street with view over Portland Bay / Portland
Portland Town Hall on Australia Day
Portland Town Hall on Australia Day / Portland
The Crags
The Crags / Yambuk
Petrified Forest
Petrified Forest / Portland
Cape Bridgewater Beach
Cape Bridgewater Beach / Portland
Cape Bridgewater Windfarm
Cape Bridgewater Windfarm / Portland
Alu Smelter Lookout
Alu Smelter Lookout / Portland


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