Situated at the western end of the Great Ocean Road, Whalers Rest Motor Inn Portland offers spacious rooms and suites with heating, air conditioning and 32-inch flat-screen TV. Parking is available for boats and trailers at Whalers Rest Motor Inn. Facilities include a barbecue area, children’s playground and guest laundry. Each room includes a toaster, mini refrigerator, tea/coffee making facilities and electric blankets. Free in-house movies are included. Portland city centre is only 4 km from Whalers Rest Inn. Portland Maritime Discovery Centre is a 10-minute drive away.
Our guests can experience a quiet and central location in order to take in the local shops and eateries. During your stay, be sure to experience our local attractions such as fishing, whale watching, hiking, Museums and Arts, Powerhouse Vintage car and Motor Museum, Strawberry Farm, Treloar Roses and much more.
With a 7.4km route meandering along Portland’s spectacular foreshore, the Portland Cable Tram is a must-do for any visitor to town. The Portland Cable Tram offers passengers a taste of yesteryear on board lovingly restored and modified saloon and grip cars. Jump on board and learn all about Portland’s history from our passionate volunteers, while hopping on and off at your leisure to visit attractions including the Portland Maritime Discovery Centre, Powerhouse Museum, World War II Memorial lookout, Portland Botanic Gardens and our very own museum, home to model trains and the largest private gemstone collection in the southern hemisphere.