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FAMILY The kids aren’t a problem in these child-friendly establishments, so grab the boys and girls and make for the hills and dales – and beaches. ANNESLEY HOUSE 60 Julia Street, Portland, Vic PHONE: 0429 852 235 WEB: annesleyhouse.com.au The location  Tasmanian whalers found their way to Portland around the beginning of the 19th century, […]

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Between our Blue Whale visitors during the summer, our Southern Right Whale guests in the winter, and having  the Portland area surrounded by ocean on three sides – It’s no wonder Portland is the best place in Victoria for whale watching. We have already had plenty of whale sightings since the beginning of this season, and we’re looking […]

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Cape Bridgewater is one of Australia’s best kept secrets with pristine beaches, spectacular views, phenomenal surf and tranquil and peaceful lakes. Here at Annesley house we take a certain pride in living so near to such a beautiful place and although we would like to keep it all too ourselves, it’s not a place to […]

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With big wide eyes and quivering whiskers, the seals that inhabit Portland waters will have even the burliest of men exclaiming a stifled “awww.” The best viewing is at Cape Bridgewater which is home to Australian and New Zealand Fur seals. For those who are more energetic a majestic two hour return walk along the cliffs […]

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Once again our friends the whales have returned to Portland.  So far this season there has been thirty-four separate sightings. Have a look at this great fortage on youtube of two Southern Right Whales – Why not visit our special friends this winter! Once again Annesley House the best accommodation in Portland, Australia is offering some […]

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