The Continental Hotel Phillip Island

5 The Esplanade, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria, 3922, Australia | 3 star hotel
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Weiterfahrt nach Cowes

A travel blog entry by amitaya


So, heute Auto abholen und ab richtung Phillip Island. Eine schöne Strecke wenn man erstmal von der Autobahn weg ist. Bevor es weiter geht um die Insel zu erkunden heisst es erstmal Check in im Continental. Anschliessend haben wir The Nobbies besucht. Dort sollten Robben zu sehen sein, aber die haben sich wohl bei dem Wind lieber im Meer vergn …

Meeting the native animals with the folks

A travel blog entry by dr.p


We headed off to Phillip Island to see the spectacular of the world's smallest Penguins arriving on the beach in droves. It is a fantastic site seeing groups of them arrive in 1's, 2's and 8 at a time and all stand around summoning the courage to dash across the beach and climb the hill to find their warren and waiting chicks.

It was a …

The Penguin Parade

A travel blog entry by dulcielofting


... We did have our reservations about going, as it is a huge managed tourist happening and I must be honest it was a circus. The spectators gather on wooden benches arranged in an amphitheatre. Half of Asia was there and they cannot sit still, be quiet or refrain from photography, which is one of the conditions. The first penguin waddled up the beach at 9.03pm and they just kept coming in rafts(the technical term for ...

Nature, Glorious nature in Victoria Province

A travel blog entry by keithandkim


... some pictures. It was a very cute sighting and Kim was so happy to see the cuteness. We stopped just outside the city to stay our last night in the camper. It is a bit bitter sweet as we are moving on to New Zealand in a couple days, the campervan has been awesome and Australia was amazing in so many ways. Tomorrow we head back to Melbourne for a couple days after we return Willy to depot.

Much love and talk to you from Melbourne soon,


Day one

A travel blog entry by macdac


... and we made it within an hour , very tired and ready for bed ! Early start today after a late night ... Lobong cooking school was picking us up at 8am for a visits to a local market , no tourists in sight , and some very interesting sights to see ! It was very dirty and busy , and the uncooked chicken sitting out on dirty benches made us feel a little , well a lot queasy ! We learnt a lot about herbs and ...

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This 3 star hotel, located on 5 The Esplanade, Cowes, is near Fairy Penguins, Penguin Parade, Koala Conservation Centre, and Phillip Island Nature Park.
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