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. Plan my day in Portland using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.
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  • Recently came out here to check out with what Margaret and Agnes has done with the cafe at the lighthouse (and might I say they have done such an amazing job and offer amazing food and coffee). The Ca...  more »
  • The coastal walk behind the Lighthouse has spectacular views along the coastline of the very rugged cliffs to the sea below.The Old 1883 Lighthouse is lovely.We had beautiful Fruit Scones & a very goo...  more »
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  • Really interesting. It would be great to stay in the lighthouses keepers cottage. Very nice cafe there
  • Great view, a shame the cafe was closed at 3.30 on a Sunday afternoon. Would definitely recommend a look, if you are in Portland. But don't forget the aerogaurd lots of flys!

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