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Cape Nelson State Park

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What a great place of natural beauty. If you want to visit a lighthouse and save $$ then stop here... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
Peter w
Fremantle, Australia
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We enjoyed our walks in varied and spectacular scenery although our guide and map was outdated and... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2018
Melbourne, Australia
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Cape Nelson Road, Portland, Victoria 3305, Australia
+61 13 19 63
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Reviewed 23 August 2018

What a great place of natural beauty. If you want to visit a lighthouse and save $$ then stop here and not Cape Otway.

Thank Peter w
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our walks in varied and spectacular scenery although our guide and map was outdated and confusing. Strong winds called for windbreakers.

Thank denzil53
Reviewed 17 December 2017

An area of outstanding beauty. Walk along the coastal path and look out for the sea life. We saw lots of seals oh and a snake. So watch where you put your feet. Great wild scenery.

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Reviewed 7 December 2017

We came on a foggy afternoon, after the cafe had closed, so can't judge the typical view or amenities. Saw wildlife (echidne and wallaby along the road), which was a thrill. Through breaks in the fog it seemed that the headland was dramatic.

Thank nlc58
Reviewed 4 December 2017

It was a pity that we had our dog with us because we would have taken one of the cruises that go up the Glenelg river. This is a beautiful area of our state.

Thank Wayne J
Reviewed 3 October 2017

This large and vastly diverse state park has many features. The best being the 250km Great South West Walk from Portland, along the cliffs and beach of Discovery bay, through to forrest and of course Nelson and the Glenelg river. There is wild life a...More

Thank idatev
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Great spot with coastal walks and beaches, went to the lighthouse and took the tour up and had a refresher at the cafe. Peaceful at this time of year.

Thank pazDunedin
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Some great walks in the area through varied landscapes. Fairly level and beautiful ocean views. Fantastic sunrises and sunsets too!

Thank sandi28
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Wonderful park full of great views and walks, plenty of flora and fauna too see, access to cliff tops for excellent ocean views. History lighthouse open to public for tours.

Thank deepblue3036
Reviewed 11 April 2017

We always go to nature parks and state parks and enjoyed this area. Liked the unspoiled beach and the gannet colony. Great to think so much local flora and fauna is apparently being preserved so close to town and to the smelter.

Thank Joan M
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