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Cruises to Portland (Australia)

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About Portland (Australia)

A look back at Portland's past reveals an impressive claim to fame: This pretty town on the rugged southwest coast of Victoria was the site of the earliest European settlement in the state. It's no surprise the streets are lined with restored heritage buildings, providing a bonanza for lovers of Australian history and architecture.

Located within reach of the unforgettable Twelve Apostles, many visitors to Victoria will seize the opportunity to visit the Great Ocean Road and see these majestic rock formations rising up from the Southern Ocean. Also possible to visit on a daytrip is Grampians National Park, where rugged mountains, waterfalls, wildlife and Aboriginal rock art can be enjoyed.

--By Kristie Kellahan, Cruise Critic contributor

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Insignia
Insignia

51 Night
World CruiseDetails

210 Reviews
Leaving:New York
Cruise Line:Oceania Cruises
Jul 12, 2024
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Insignia
Insignia

11 Night
Canada CruiseDetails

210 Reviews
Leaving:Montreal
Cruise Line:Oceania Cruises
Oct 8, 2023
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Insignia
Insignia

18 Night
World CruiseDetails

210 Reviews
Leaving:New York
Cruise Line:Oceania Cruises
Sep 20, 2023
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Azamara Journey
Azamara Journey

14 Night
Australia Intensive VoyageDetails

798 Reviews
Leaving:Sydney
Cruise Line:Azamara
Feb 6, 2024
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10 Night
Europe - Northern CruiseDetails

717 Reviews
Leaving:Portsmouth
Cruise Line:Oceania Cruises
Aug 23, 2023
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16 Night
Transatlantic CruiseDetails

248 Reviews
Leaving:Amsterdam
Cruise Line:Oceania Cruises
Nov 3, 2024
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12 Night
Europe - Northern CruiseDetails

364 Reviews
Leaving:Stockholm
Cruise Line:Oceania Cruises
Jul 23, 2024
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11 Night
Canada CruiseDetails

210 Reviews
Leaving:New York
Cruise Line:Oceania Cruises
Sep 27, 2023
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35 Night
World CruiseDetails

387 Reviews
Leaving:Sydney
Cruise Line:Oceania Cruises
Dec 21, 2023
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27 Night
World CruiseDetails

210 Reviews
Leaving:Copenhagen
Cruise Line:Oceania Cruises
Aug 5, 2024
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22 Night
World CruiseDetails

210 Reviews
Leaving:London
Cruise Line:Oceania Cruises
Aug 17, 2024
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14 Night
Europe - Northern CruiseDetails

738 Reviews
Leaving:Reykjavik
Cruise Line:Oceania Cruises
Aug 22, 2023
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34 Night
World CruiseDetails

387 Reviews
Leaving:Sydney
Cruise Line:Oceania Cruises
Dec 22, 2024
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31 Night
World CruiseDetails

248 Reviews
Leaving:Amsterdam
Cruise Line:Oceania Cruises
Nov 3, 2024
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15 Night
Transatlantic CruiseDetails

210 Reviews
Leaving:London
Cruise Line:Oceania Cruises
Aug 17, 2024
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More about Portland (Australia)

Why go to Portland (Australia)?

Pros:

Being the first European settlement in Victoria, Portland is full of interesting history

Cons:

As with much of the region, things are spread out here, so getting from one sight to the next is time consuming

Bottom Line:

Scenic Portland offers lots of activities and adventure, as well as access to sights in the surrounding area


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