Nestled along the captivating shores of the Southern Ocean, Portland beckons with its maritime splendour, coastal serenity, and whimsical charm rooted in history. From rugged coastal cliffs to charming historic sites, Portland invites travellers to explore a canvas of experiences that showcase the town’s maritime legacy and picturesque coastal allure.

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Portland Maritime Discovery Centre: Nautical Heritage Unveiled

Embark on a journey into Portland’s maritime heritage at the Portland Maritime Discovery Centre. This captivating centre unravels the tales of seafaring adventures, featuring exhibits on shipwrecks, maritime exploration, and the coastal flora and fauna of the region. Dive into the rich history that shaped Portland into a prominent maritime hub.

Cape Nelson Lighthouse: Sentinel of the Sea

Stand in awe of the Cape Nelson Lighthouse, a sentinel perched on the coastal cliffs that has guided sailors for over a century. Take a guided tour to explore the lighthouse and absorb panoramic views of the surrounding seascape. The Cape Nelson Lighthouse stands as a testament to Portland’s maritime history and the enduring charm of its coastline.

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Gourmet Delights: Seafood and Local Flavors

Embark on a culinary adventure through Portland’s seafood and local flavours. Indulge in fresh catches from the Southern Ocean, sample local produce at waterfront eateries, and savour the gourmet delights that define the town’s coastal gastronomy. Portland’s culinary scene is a delightful fusion of maritime abundance and regional culinary creativity.

A perfect destination for nature lovers and adventure seekers, Portland is the place to be. Whether you’re here on a holiday or a short business trip, book your Portland stay with Choice Hotels.

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