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Cape Nelson lighthouse, Portland

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A location for the 2010 romantic drama "South Solitary," Cape Nelson lighthouse is the picture perfect image of a harrowing white tower at the edge of the sea. The beacon rises above heath covered hills among cottages that offer accommodations. Completed in 1884, the lighthouse is the savior of many a seaman sailing along the coast of Australia. It still stands as a monument to lighthouse keepers who have spent their evenings keeping the lamp lit. Make Cape Nelson lighthouse part of your personalized Portland itinerary using our Portland trip builder.
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  • We did a very informative tour of Cape Nelson Lighthouse which is one of the tallest in Australia. There is a brilliant cafe and also magnificent walks in the area. Highly recommend!  more »
  • We were driven around Portland on a sightseeing trip. The lighthouse was lovely, great location and could do tours of it. Great cafe here so you could have a snack and a lovely fresh coffee.  more »
  • This was a great little place to visit, and the drive up there was very interesting, going past the big wind farms.  more »
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  • Beautiful lighthouse and great paths through the Bush! Come during whale season
  • Top Spot..!! The tour cost is money well spent as you can take as long as you like during opening hours once inside the grounds.. Amazing scenic coastline views from the top of the lighthouse.. A cafe is onsite with artworks on display and a range of menu items available.. Accommodation is available on the grounds too - we might add spending a night here to our list for the next visit..!! 💡👏🏼
  • A truly amazing location. The lighthouse is one of my favourite Victorian lights. The cliffs are stunning. A must see.
  • Beautiful part of the world. Good walk tracks and the lighthouse is kept in great condition.
  • Food was great. As was the service.