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 Historic Customs House Portland

In 1834 Portland was the first full time settlement in the State of Victoria. It has an tourist walk covering approximately 200 historic building. It had a population of approximately 10000 people and has industries including Aluminium Smelter, Engineering, Fishing, Wind Farms, timber and Grains, Sheep and Beef. The fishing at Portland is excellent including King George Whiting and Blue Fin tuna over 100 kilograms in size. It has a spectacular coast line including Cape Nelson and Cape Bridgewater and whale and seal watching tours. In the summer months the magnificent Blue Whales come close into shore and is a once in a lifetime experience to see. The 250 kilometre Great South West also walk starts in Portland


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