Portland lighthouse

local seals

Portland harbour

Sammy the Seal



Portland tram

Portland drag races

Historical Portland


Really BIG fish in Portland

Portland City
The city has a current population of around 13,000. Portland features many historic buildings and short stretches of beach fronting safe still waters, ideal for family recreation.
Portland Bay is ideal for boating, fishing and sailboarding and there are many fine surfing spots in the area.
The district is also profuse with outstanding natural attractions.

Annual events include:

  • a foreshore carnival in January.
  • a fishing competition in February.
  • the Dahlia Festival in March.
  • a jazz festival and Pioneer Week in November.
  • the "Upwelling Festival" in November.
  • a surfboat marathon in December.