Destination guide

Friendly Portage will entice you

The ocean views and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Portage. Travellers especially like the restaurants, bars and hiking in this walkable and welcoming city. Whether you're planning a family holiday, romantic stay or trip with friends, holiday rentals offer features like full kitchens and laundry facilities for a more convenient stay.


Sightseeing in and around Portage

Do you want to discover things to do in the area? Venture out of your holiday home and check out everything that Portage has to offer. Here are some of the top attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • EcoWorld Aquarium (6.4 mi / 10.2 km)
  • Waitohi Recreational Reserve (6.6 mi / 10.6 km)
  • Johanneshof Cellars (11.8 mi / 19 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural landscape of Portage

Whether you're looking for exciting outdoor activities or just want to appreciate the scenery, Portage is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Kenepuru Sounds (4.2 mi / 6.8 km)
  • Mabel Island (5 mi / 8 km)
  • Picton Foreshore (6.4 mi / 10.3 km)
  • Momorangi Bay (6.9 mi / 11.1 km)
  • Okiwa Bay (8.2 mi / 13.3 km)
  • Motuara Island (14.5 mi / 23.4 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Portage

The nearest airport is in Picton (PCN), located 11 mi (17.7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that works for your travel itinerary, you could also fly into Blenheim (BHE-Woodbourne), which is 23.5 mi (37.8 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Portage?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 89 holiday lettings around Portage. From 64 Houses to 13 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Portage?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Portage. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Mabel Island: 155 holiday lettings
  • Nelson Square: 159 holiday lettings
  • Picton Harbour: 157 holiday lettings
  • Picton War Memorial: 157 holiday lettings
  • Edwin Fox Museum: 155 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Portage listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Portage?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 64 Houses in Portage. Our other popular types of Portage holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 13 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 2 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 6 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Cottages and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Portage?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 7 holiday homes with pool available in Portage. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.