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Cowes

4.3
Islands · Dolphin & Whale Watching · Theme Parks
Resting on the northern coast of Philip Island, Cowes is sandwiched between a coast and a forest. First settled in 1869, Cowes is a popular vacation spot for Australians looking for quiet outside of Melbourne. The population is only about 4,000 people, and absentee owners own an estimated 70 percent of the homes. During vacation months, though, the population triples with visitors to the forest, beaches, and the Phillip Island Adventure Resort. Plan your trip to Cowes and other Australia destinations using our handy Australia trip builder website.
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Popular things to do in Cowes

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Wildlife Coast Cruises ©
Dolphin / Whale Watching
Wildlife Coast Cruises
4.7
Duration: 4 hours
Koala Conservation Centre ©
Island
Koala Conservation Centre
3.6
Duration: 1 hour
A Maze'N Things ©
Theme Park
A Maze'N Things
4.3
Duration: 2h 30 min
Phillip Island Wildlife Park ©
Wildlife Area
Phillip Island Wildlife Park
4.1
Duration: 2 hours

Side trips from Cowes

The Nobbies Centre ©
Zoo
The Nobbies Centre Summerlands
4.1
Duration: 1h 30 min
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit ©
History Museum
Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit Ventnor
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
Healesville Sanctuary ©
Valley
Healesville Sanctuary Healesville
4.4
Duration: 3 hours
Churchill Island ©
Island
Churchill Island Phillip Island
4.3
Duration: 1 hour

Hidden gems in Cowes

Cowes Beach ©
Beach
Cowes Beach
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
Purple Hen Winery ©
Winery / Vineyard
Purple Hen Winery
3.8
Duration: 2 hours
Cowes Bazaar and Gallery ©
Antique Store
Cowes Bazaar and Gallery
4.2
Duration: 2 hours
Aromatherapy in Action
Spa
Aromatherapy in Action
3.9
Duration: 2 hours

Shopping in Cowes

Tyde ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Tyde
5.0
Duration: 30 minutes

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