Travel Blogs from Cowes, Australia

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Nature, Glorious nature in Victoria Province, Cowes, Australia travel blog

Nature, Glorious nature in Victoria Province

A travel blog entry by keithandkim

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... set up camp and relaxed. Then during dinner we witnessed one of the most iconic images that will stay with us from Australia forever. Picture a quiet mountain stream lined with pine and shrubs with a giant grey kangaroo bounding through the river at dusk. ...

Penguins and Ponies, Cowes, Australia travel blog

Penguins and Ponies

A travel blog entry by whichwaynow

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So our first night on Philip Island we went to so the famous penguins. It was rather cold sitting in the dark waiting for them to come ashore to their little nests but they did eventually pop in to say hello and waddle up the beach even despite the many ...

Where next?, Cowes, Australia travel blog

Where next?

A travel blog entry by baresoulsurfer

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As of last night i had no idea where i was headed next. I bunked with this Indian guy who tried to convince me to go back and do the great ocean road. i wanted to do that, but then again, im sure it fantastic and all, but decided not to do it. At ...

Penguins, Koalas and Superbikes, Philip island, Australia travel blog

Penguins, Koalas and Superbikes

A travel blog entry by suzy_n_phil

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Philip Island wildlife and ...

The Adams Family, Cowes, Australia travel blog

The Adams Family

A travel blog entry by coralee

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... over to Phillip Island. First place we went was the Phillip Island Sanctuary, where we could show them all the animals in Australia and you can feed the kangaroos and wallabies. That evening we took them to the Penguin Parade to watch the penguins come ...

Kangaroos & Koalas & Penguins, oh my!, Cowes,  Australia travel blog

Kangaroos & Koalas & Penguins, oh my!

A travel blog entry by melislaurw

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... , and then popped its little head out. So. Cute. I think that was the moment at which I realized I'm actually in Australia. Nothing here seems foreign, and there's no culture shock involved in visiting as an American, but the Kangaroos definitely pushed ...

Day 45  I Scared a Penguin Shitless/ Opals Opals, Ripponlea, Australia travel blog

Day 45 I Scared a Penguin Shitless/ Opals Opals

A travel blog entry by roamed

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No kidding. Last night on Philip Island as we were walking on the boardwalk toward the grandstand for the penguin viewing (Penguin Parade at Summerland Beach) we saw a little penguin about two feet away from us.I bent over to get a better look and we ...

A strange feeling, Cowes, Australia travel blog

A strange feeling

A travel blog entry by rooksfamily

I am now home as of 1st of October and it all feels strange, here after 6 months and being here without mum who had just moved into the house next to us 7 months ago. A sadness fills my heart as I say goodbye to her. It's hard to say how I feel being ...

Big Things #5, #6, #7 & #8, Cowes, Australia travel blog

Big Things #5, #6, #7 & #8

A travel blog entry by travelnshit

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The Big Wave Not technically big but I've seen it on other Big Things websites and I do so like to be unoriginal. Big Koala They never seem as cute and cuddly when they're three metres tall do they? Big Tap Even has running water. Big Cow Daisy does ...

Cowes and Phillips Island, Cowes, Australia travel blog

Cowes and Phillips Island

A travel blog entry by leprefrog

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07.05.09: Only a short drive today!! We are getting closer and closer to Melbourne! We are now in Phillips island. We went to Nobbies, the end of the island to walk along the rocks were the seals usually are. It is unfortunately not the season, so we did ...

Things That Can Kill You #2, Cowes, Australia travel blog

Things That Can Kill You #2

A travel blog entry by travelnshit

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I was walking up to one of Phillip Island's many rock-like tourist attractions when I nearly stepped on this beast, I was reliably informed that it was a Red Bellied Black snake. Descriptive dontcha think? It does actually have a red belly, you just ...

To Phillip Island, Cowes, Australia travel blog

To Phillip Island

A travel blog entry by baresoulsurfer

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... Cricket Grounds, Chinatown, parliament building, st. marks cathedral and then back over to southern cross station and caught my bus to Cowes. There was a thunderstrom this night. That made things fun when I got off the bus. Its pitch black, i thought ...

Agnes...sur Phillip Island, Cowes, Australia travel blog

Agnes...sur Phillip Island

A travel blog entry by agnesdaria

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Et voila apres avoir fait dut WWOOF pendant une semaine, j'ai pris le ferry direction Phillip Island pour voir les pingouins. C'est aussi bientot Noel mais bon il fait tellement beau que j'ai vraiment pas l'impression d'etre a Noel. Bon donc pour aller ...

Philipp Island, Cowes, Australia travel blog

Philipp Island

A travel blog entry by bafreux

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Hello je suis arrive a Philipp Island.. petite isle pas plus grande que l ile de Paques.. c est un peu mort.. c est deja la morte saison.. je me plaignais de la haute saison depuis mon arrivee en Nouvelle Zelande, ainsi qu a Perth, Torquay.. mais ...

Its been one week, Cowes, Australia travel blog

Its been one week

A travel blog entry by baresoulsurfer

... ". Pretty decent- well it was free. Took some eggs and fruit and made lunch out of it later. Im getting pretty good with the food budget. Cowes is the only city on the island. Its not really small, well it is. 100 sq km or so. I didn't know that until ...

Agnes...on Phillip Island (english), Cowes - Phillip Island, Australia travel blog

Agnes...on Phillip Island (english)

A travel blog entry by agnesdaria

After French Island, as Phillip Island is really close so I decided to go there and see the pingouins parade and the seals! I saw any seals and if the pingouins are really cute you have to many tourists to be really interesting. So this week wasn't ...

Fat and Fluffy on Parade, Cowes, Phillip Island, Australia travel blog

Fat and Fluffy on Parade

A travel blog entry by superval

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... homes.  You could hear all the baby chicks out sqwaking for their food too. IT was awesome.  The night didn't end until about 11pm when we were about the last people to leave the area.  It was most definitely a highlight of ...

Phillip Island: Too Cold To Think Of A Witty Title, Cowes, Australia travel blog

Phillip Island: Too Cold To Think Of A Witty Title

A travel blog entry by travelnshit

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... for the frostbite. Aside from the Penguin Parade and a few Big Things, the main things to do on the island are made up of Australia's favorite type of tourist attraction; Rocks. If you give a rock a name and put it on a map people will come and they will ...

Koalas go wild... for the camera, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia travel blog

Koalas go wild... for the camera

A travel blog entry by emconnolly2000

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... so retired to bed to sleep in the afternoon, crawling out only for a brief dinner trip to the Italian restaurant in Cowes. Yesterday I didn't feel much better but borrowed a bike anyway and wobbled off to the Phillip Island Koala Conservation Centre. ...

Home and happy, Cowes, Australia travel blog

Home and happy

A travel blog entry by rooksfamily

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We have been home over a fortnight and the excitement and happiness of returning home is starting to bubble through. We celebrated mum's funeral with the whole family and plenty of friends around. The kids are back at school and loving seeing their ...

Alex can't stop smiling at Little Blue Penguins, Phillip Island, Australia travel blog

Alex can't stop smiling at Little Blue Penguins

A travel blog entry by paul_n_alex

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... we'd seen one then happily carried on.  We drove a bit further down to the coast & stopped in a little town called Cowes.  We wandered around the shops then smelt fish & chips & couldn't resist.  We brought a portion of chips ...

To Phillip Island, peace and tranquility, Cowes, Phillip Island,Victoria, Australia travel blog

To Phillip Island, peace and tranquility

A travel blog entry by emconnolly2000

... a surf beach and saw a family of very rare Cape Barren geese: 2 adults with 2 goslings - very unusual. And finally arrived in Cowes where dinner of roast beef and things was provided. The rest of the group were going on to see Phillip Island's big ...

Phillip Island (28-29.01), Phillip Island, Australia travel blog

Phillip Island (28-29.01)

A travel blog entry by melundfelix

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Nach Melbourne folgte ein kurzer Aufenthalt auf Phillip Island. Direkt am Abend ging es zur Pinguine Parade. Die kleinsten Pinguine der Welt, die Little Penguins, erreichen dort jeden Abend die Insel. Man sitzt am Strand und wartet auf sie. Ab 21 Uhr ...

Cowes, Philip Island, Cowes, Australia travel blog

Cowes, Philip Island

A travel blog entry by whichwaynow

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... at such short notice. The car ends up around $30 and there was no problem hiring so we plan for a very busy day tomorrow. In the mean time we spend our afternoon organising things and go a quick walk down the Cowes waterfront before penguin time.   ...

Baby penguins, Cowes, Australia travel blog

Baby penguins

A travel blog entry by coralee

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... in there and had fun. Next stop was noobies rocks. From here you are supposed to be able to see the largest seal population in Australia. We didn't see any seals but did have some lovely fish and chips for tea. Finally it was nearly time for the penguin ...

Grampians and Phillip Island, Cowes, Australia travel blog

Grampians and Phillip Island

A travel blog entry by stevebotts

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... . There were 100's of them. They are Little Penguins and are blue on their backs and white on their stomachs. It was truly a once in a lifetime experience. No pictures allowed however. We are now headed further up the east coast of Australia. More ...

Phillips Island, Phillips Island, Australia travel blog

Phillips Island

A travel blog entry by maas

Phillips Island ist vor allem fuer seine Pinguin Parade bekannt: Morgens ziehen ganze Gruppen von Zwergpinguinen zusammen über den Strand von ihren Behausungen an der Küste ins Meer, um dort Fisch für sich und ihre Jungen zu fangen. Am Abend kehren ...

Offt to Phillip Island --> Vaneinweihung!, Phillip Island, Australia travel blog

Offt to Phillip Island --> Vaneinweihung!

A travel blog entry by wakingupinoz

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Hallo ihr Lieben :) letztes Wochenende haben wir endlich unseren Van einweihen können!  Für Flo, Jana, Kalle und mich ging es Richtung Phillip Island. Ursprüngliche Hauptattraktion: Pinguin Parade (war im Endeffekt leider zu teuer ...

Before we leave, Cowes, Australia travel blog

Before we leave

A travel blog entry by rooksfamily

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Leaving for Binginwarri Friday the 6th of April 2012. Plan to spend Easter at Bingin with friends and then start the big trip.   See you all in 6 months ...

I though Tatiana would be up here, Cowes, Australia travel blog

I though Tatiana would be up here

A travel blog entry by doctormick

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Today was mostly about driving again as I needed to make my along the Victoria coast to get to Cowes on Phillip Island. The Lonely planet is not terribly expansive on this part of Oz – giving over about two pages, very little of which is of any ...

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