Portarlington Tourism

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Portarlington is a historic coastal township located on the Bellarine Peninsula, 28 km from the city of Geelong, in the state of Victoria, Australia. The gently rising hills behind the town feature vineyards and olive groves, overlooking Port Phillip Bay. Portarlington is a popular family holiday destination and a centre of fishing and aquaculture (mussels). At one time the town claimed the largest Fur Seal in the Southern Hemisphere, although the size of that beast has reduced considerably in recent decades. In the 2011 census, Portarlington (including Bellarine and the rural section of St Leonards) had a population of 3,580 people. Portarlington also has a large number of Maltese, Croatian, Italian and Islander immigrants.


Unplug yourself and have a laid-back vacation at Portarlington, Australia. This city offers countless opportunities to click pictures for your travel journal. The nearest major city to Portarlington is Melbourne. Add Melbourne to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, Melbourne Zoo, Bourke Street And Melbourne Central. Also, to reach Portarlington, you'll have to take a flight to Melbourne; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. 1-2 days is an ideal duration of visit to Portarlington.

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Facts and Stats for Portarlington*

  • Pollution Statistics in Portarlington

    Know the pollution level of Portarlington before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 23.08 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 17.86 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 70 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 35.71 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 14.29 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 39.29 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 10 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 21.43 (Low)
  • Portarlington: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Portarlington for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Portarlington.

    • Burglary and Theft 52.27 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 45.45 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 56.82 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 38.64 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 45 (Moderate)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 52.27 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 54.55 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 75 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 59.09 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 34.09 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 59.09 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 36.36 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 65 (High)
  • Living in Portarlington - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Portarlington is 214.49 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 44.26 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 94.83 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 28.43 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 20 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 73.79 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 86.11 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 9.21 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 179.62 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Portarlington

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Portarlington

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.11 USD
    • International Movie per seat 7.7 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 65.42 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 118.01 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 76.96 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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