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Portland - Australia's new cruise destination

The beautiful city of Portland on Victoria's south west coast is steeped in history, being the site of the first permanent European settlement in what is now Victoria.
With a population of about 10,000, located at the western end of the Great Ocean Road, the city is situated on the picturesque and sheltered Portland Bay.
To see the latest cruise brochure click here

Upcoming Cruise Ship visits in 2019

Cruise Ship - MS Regatta
Thursday, January 10, 2019
10:00 AM - 7:00 PM

The 2019 cruise ship season will begin with the Ms Regatta docking in Portland. The cruise ship filled with American tourists will be welcomed into Portland with our community markets, shuttle buses around town and a range of on-shore tours.

Cruise Ship - Seven Seas Marina
Tuesday, January 15, 2019
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

The 2019 cruise ship season will continue with the Seven Seas Marina docking in Portland. American tourists will be welcomed into Portland with our community markets, shuttle buses around town and a range of on-shore tours.

Cruise Ship - Vasco Da Gama
Sunday, December 29, 2019
8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

The third cruise ship for 2019 will be Cruise and Maritime Voyages' Vasco Da Gama, which will be familiar friend to residents as it was previously known as the Pacific Eden, a regular visitor to the SL Patterson berth since cruising arrived five years ago. The stopover will include 1200 guests and 500 crew who will explore our local sights and attractions as part of a one day visit.

Become a cruise ambassador this summer

The hunt is on for cruise ship ambassadors to welcome our visiting friends this summer season.

Portland will welcome two cruise ships this summer and Council needs helping hands to drive shuttle buses, hand out visitor packs and act as tour guides for the thousands of passengers who will walk on shore.

Cruise Ship Community and Volunteer Meeting
Learn more about the upcoming cruise ship season at the cruise ship community and volunteer meeting this month.

13 December
5.30pm
Council Reception Room

For more information or to register as a cruise ambassador contact tourism and events manager Mick Cottee via mcottee@glenelg.vic.gov.au.

Portland The One For You - Cruise Ships

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