The Waves Apartments

No. 1 The Esplanade, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria, 3922, Australia | 4 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Cowes

Phillip Island: 3 parks and penguins too

A travel blog entry by john-and-anne


We're spending today on Phillip Island and it's a good job we packed our waterproof trousers cos we're going to need them.

The day started with an excellent breakfast that included stuffed mushrooms and Tasmanian scrambled eggs, prepared by our host Ian.

Then we set off, first stop was a walk through the garden and out to the beach. It was very sprinkly with poor visibility, but John and I have good imaginations, (well I do and John did his best), on a ...

Penguins, Pelicans and Plenty of Surf

A travel blog entry by jmlamport


... via causeway to the mainland of southern Victoria.

Although originally settled by farmers and used for sheep grazing, the island was opened up to tourism with the first hotel in 1870 and has since become a place for surf culture, wildlife sanctuaries and believe it or not, the site of many Australian Grand Prix races.

In this part of Australia, March signals the end of the summer season (their Labour Day ...

Britz Horror

A travel blog entry by lascoshoo

... short, we had electrical issues within the second day. The power would go out for a few minutes (eventually hours).

Within a couple of days, we had no power in the van at all. We attempted to call the 24 hr support line from day one of the electrical issue but had poor reception. We managed to send through a couple of emails. When finally we managed to reach them on the phone, the staff at the Melbourne branch tried to organise ...

Captain's Log.... Star date 309192.08923135465

A travel blog entry by caeneden


( You can check if you like.) Is this the final log? 100 was such a round number. But I had more to say.... So Log 101. ( Had a room with that number once.) Sunday 21st October, 2013 Got up at 6.15 am London time. Had already taken my case down the stairs... ( all 32 of them ) the previous night so not to wake everyone with my banging and clattering in the morning. Just the few final things to add to the case. Out the door at 7.30am for the taxi due at 8am.... ( Early....bit of a ...


A travel blog entry by christinedorio


... it was very strange to eventually say goodbye to them after 3 weeks together............ Getting home was magical, Tahlia is certainly a very domesticated goddess!!!! What can I say to ever express my feelings of my holiday of lifetime! It came to me, very unexpectedly, out of such heartache and pain in my sisters life, our families life, and to be given such an opportunity as this was more than a surprise. It's been ...

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This 4 star hotel, located on No. 1 The Esplanade, Cowes, is near Fairy Penguins, Penguin Parade, Koala Conservation Centre, and Phillip Island Nature Park.
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