Portland Port lies at the heart of the Jurassic Coast, a UNESCO world heritage site, renowned for its breath-taking beauty and its incredible historical heritage. With such a unique destination, the activities, places to visit and attractions are plentiful, ranging from the ruins of Corfe Castle to the bucket list destination of Stonehenge; with towns such as Bath, Salisbury, Dorchester, and Weymouth in between.

Dorset is a stunning place to explore, offering the best of countryside, coastline, events, and attractions which are perfect for families and couples alike. Passengers can hear all about the amazing history and family adventures of Minterne House or visit the unique and fascinating Abbotsbury Swannery. Or if you simply fancy tasting the national dish, Fish and Chips, and enjoying some relaxed sunbathing on an award-winning beach, a free shuttle bus trip from Portland Port can provide that too.

The Dorset also landscape provides the perfect setting for all manner of outdoor pursuits, with woodland trails, mile upon mile of rolling green countryside and some of the most dramatic coastline to be found anywhere.  From gentle walks and relaxing rounds of golf to high-speed RIB rides and paddle boarding in Portland harbour, host to the 2012 Olympic sailing events.

And when the time comes to depart our beautiful shores be sure to keep your eyes on the quayside. Portland Port prides itself on providing a memorable send off with a musical “Bon Voyage” and a 3 shot salute from the Nothe Fort Victorian Artillery Brigade.


Portland Port is a member of the following cruise associations:




On 8th November 2018 Portland Port were delighted to be awarded Gold at the Dorset Tourism Awards for the International Visitor Experience of the Year category.

In June 2018, Portland Port had a successful evening at the Dorset Echo Industry Awards where they received an award for Best Contribution to Local Tourism


Ian McQuade

Amy Sandford Smith