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Category Archives: Things to do around Portland

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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At Annesley House we are always excited to share our own history with our visitors, but more exciting still is getting to hear theirs. Which is why we were so pleased to hear about  the Genealogy workshops that are to start being held right here in Portland. The first workshop is on Monday, July 28th at […]

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This Sunday on the 22nd of June, the Portland Runners Club is holding a  non-competitive fun run event, consisting of a free event for children primary school age and under, as well as 5k, 9k and 15k categories  available with discount prices for family entries. Events start from 9am onward. Online registrations have closed, but […]

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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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