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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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  • Great oven views from the cliff tops although there are many other locations along the coast with better vistas. Interesting history with tours available and accommodation options on site. There is al...  more »
  • The lighthouse itself is worth the visit, but the views of the ocean from atop the cliffs make the entire trip very worthwhile!! The waves crash below your perch and splash everything around - very ap...  more »
  • I am a sucker for a lighthouse. This beautiful lighthouse became operational in 1884. It is made from sturdy volcanic basalt/ bluestone which has been rendered over and painted white. Interestingly th...  more »
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  • 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.
  • It's a lovely old lighthouse that's a bit of a drive out to. Whilst it's not a long stop, the small cafe is lovely, and you have some beautiful views. Lovely to drive out to (just watch out, it can be pretty windy).
  • Incredible location to watch the sun set! The cliffs are amazing.