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Cape Nelson State Park

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Such a gorgeous spot! We stayed the night in the lighthouse listening to the waves crash. Truly... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Costa Mesa, California

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
Fremantle, Australia
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“glenelg”(2 reviews)
Cape Nelson Road, Portland, Victoria 3305, Australia
+61 13 19 63
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Such a gorgeous spot! We stayed the night in the lighthouse listening to the waves crash. Truly magical location. You feel like you are on the edge of the earth.

Date of experience: December 2018
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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.

Date of experience: August 2018
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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We enjoyed our walks in varied and spectacular scenery although our guide and map was outdated and confusing.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.

Date of experience: February 2018
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.

Date of experience: March 2017
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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.

Date of experience: November 2017
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.

Date of experience: November 2017
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

Date of experience: August 2017
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.

Date of experience: June 2017
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!

Date of experience: May 2017
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.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank deepblue3036
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