Portsea Tourism, Australia

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Portsea is a resort town suburb of Melbourne, Australia, located across Port Phillip from the Melbourne CBD. Its local government area is the Shire of Mornington Peninsula.Portsea is a popular vacation spot, located near the end of the Mornington Peninsula, between the calm waters of Port Phillip and the wild surf of Bass Strait. In 2005, Australian Tax Office data showed the 3944 postcode to be the nation's most affluent; outperforming other upper class Victorian suburbs, including the Melbourne suburbs of Toorak and Hawthorn, both known for upper-middle class and upper class dwellings ranging from $5 million to $25 million, with an average taxable income almost $10,000 higher than the Sydney suburbs of Darling Point or Point Piper.


Looking for travel information about Portsea? Explore the best travel advice on Portsea, Australia. The nearest major city to Portsea is Melbourne. Melbourne, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, Melbourne Zoo, Bourke Street And Melbourne Central. A vacation to Portsea can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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Facts and Stats for Portsea*

  • Pollution Statistics in Portsea

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

    • Air Pollution 23.33 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 13.89 (Very Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 64.29 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 36.11 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 11.11 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 10.42 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 30.56 (Low)
  • Portsea: Crime and Safety

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

    • 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 Portsea - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Portsea is 184.51 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 44.26 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 94.83 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 28.05 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 20 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 71.51 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 86.11 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 13.67 (High)
    • Purchasing Power Index 114.61 (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 Portsea

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.11 USD
    • International Movie per seat 8.16 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 64.2 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 125.88 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 80.57 USD

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

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