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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  • August 13, 2017
    A short drive from Portland is Cpe Nelson Lighthouse. It has a cafe, and accommodation but we took a packed lunch and just enjoyed the views. Tours were available also.  more »
  • August 8, 2017
    This is a great place to endure the gusts of wind in the winter but rug up warm. In the summer it is a great place to get a cooling breeze while you wander around taking photos.  more »
  • August 7, 2017
    A great place to visit, the lighthouse is very impressive and looks stunning, especially in the late afternoon with the sun lower on the horizon, and provides excellent photographic opportunities, alo...  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.

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