The Waves Apartments

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

Last day of peace.

A travel blog entry by amynp


We were tired this morning when we woke up. But due to a 10am check out we had to get moving. It took us a bit of time but by 10 we were packed and out of the door. Deciding it was too early for chocolate, our first stop was to check out the bridge to San Remo.

I was not keen on going to San Remo, as it is the home of pelicans. However we …

Exploring the Island.

A travel blog entry by amynp


Well we knew today would be busy and it was. We started off at 10 in the morning, returning to our accommodation at approx. 10:30 at night.

The day started with a trip to the Koala Conservation Centre. The Centre was good. We got to view a lot of Koalas in there natural habitat. The only thing is there is not
that much more there …

Relaxing at the beach.

A travel blog entry by amynp


After a stressful day at school, we headed off on our first weekend away. The drive down to Phillip Island was a long one, as the traffic on the free way stopped multiple times. By the time we arrived in Cowes, it was nearly 6. So we checked into our Apartment.

We stayed at The Wave Apartments, it was a beautiful apartment which is located …

The Penguin Parade

A travel blog entry by dulcielofting


... of penguins apparently!). They are tiny, about 6 ins high and it is such an effort for them to waddle up to their burrows they have to keep stopping for a snooze. The chicks rush out to greet them calling vociferously for their parents. Some of the more aggressive youngsters will attack any passing adult and get short shrift for doing so I can tell you. I wish some of the human parents were as strict with ...

Phillip Island and Victorian rain

A travel blog entry by kendricks



We packed up in more cold rain and made our farewells with Colin and Bridget. Our trip to Phillip Island was only a little more than 120 km and we pulled into the tourist park in Cowes just after lunch.

We were immediately unimpressed with the 'trailer park' atmosphere of the place. There was probably only a dozen conventional van sites – the remainder of the park was taken up by ...

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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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    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding