DISCOVER THE AREA
The City of Portland is only a 15min drive from Discovery Bay Cottage. Experience Cafes, fine dining, pubs, beaches and much more.
Whites Beach is just a short 10 min drive from Discovery Bay Cottage. During the summer months this beach is simply amazing. During the winter months it is very wild and rugged. Experience the many moods of this superb beach.
Situated on the point of Cape Bridgewater, the Fur Seal colony can be seen from the lookout above. Approx. 80min return journey on foot.
Take a walk down to the bottom of the Discovery Bay Cottage property and immediately find yourself in the majestic sand dunes of the Coastal Park. Approx 30min walk across to the beach.
Bridgewater Bay. Home to the fur seal colony. Stop in here for a meal or a coffee at the Bridgewater Bay Cafe. The perfect place to learn to surf. Beach is patrolled during the summer months.
The beaches in and around the town of Portland are all worth experiencing.
Tuna season in Portland is usually very busy. With fisherman coming all the way from Melbourne to try their luck. The largest recorded catch a few years ago weighed in at 156 kgs.
Cape Nelson lighthouse. Situated on the outskirts of Portland. Also features a Cafe where you can grab a meal and a coffee.
Whales can be seen during the later months of the year as they follow the cold currents of the Bonny Upwelling.