Tucked away in Victoria’s South West corner, the ‘Discovery Coast’ is recognised as the Western Gateway to the Great Ocean Road and its many natural and historic features, coupled with other unique attractions make it a destination worth discovering.
This area includes the townships of Portland, Cape Bridgewater, Casterton, Heywood, Dartmoor and Nelson. Rolling hills and rich agricultural land to the north give way to a scenic and secluded river region to the west, pine plantations line the roads through the hinterland, while a huge expanse of coastal beaches and cliffs form the southern perimeter.
The sea supports a thriving fishing industry and is also a source of pleasure for swimming, surfing, diving and other water sports. Industry is progressive in the area and includes diversified farming; a busy deep-water port and a world class Aluminium Smelter.
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