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Cowes Beach

The Esplanade, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia
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Kids loved it

Great safe beach. Sad the only fish we could catch were toad fish. Easy parking and has a good... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jasonstv1
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Greater Shepparton, Australia
Pleasant safe looking beach

I can't comment on swimming at Cowes as I visited in winter, however the beach looks clean and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fiona G
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Adelaide, Australia
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  • Average16%
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The Esplanade, Cowes, Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great safe beach. Sad the only fish we could catch were toad fish. Easy parking and has a good wind break

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't comment on swimming at Cowes as I visited in winter, however the beach looks clean and safe. There is a small playground on the esplanade and ample places to grab a drink and/or something to eat. I imagine it gets very busy in...More

Thank Fiona G
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Pretty beach with great views across the bay and we weren't pestered by any off the leash dogs. We were treated to a lovely sunset as well.

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Reviewed May 10, 2018

Okay...it's small! But if you like a stroll on the beach, this little one will give you a quick pleasurable break from the hustle and bustle of life. Or at least it does during the off peak season. (I tend to avoid crowds anyway). And...More

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Reviewed May 2, 2018

the beach was very clean. however some people cant obey signs which clearly state ."dogs need to be leased", i commented on how many rubbish bins are around the beach, which is great as it certainly must encourae people to dispose of there rubbish correctly....More

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Reviewed April 15, 2018

This is a really good family friendly beach which is not only close to the main shops but also close to Erewon Point which has a fantastic playground for kids. There is parking along the foreshore and plenty of options for families in relation to...More

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Reviewed March 18, 2018

Cowes beach is a fantastic spot, and there is no shortage of visitors in the summer! It is shallow enough along the sandy edge for even the youngest beachgoers to enjoy, it's a clean beautiful beach within a couple minutes walk from the main strip...More

Thank Elizabeth B
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Reviewed March 15, 2018

Cowes has a lovely beach with golden sand and calm blue water. We recently stayed in Cowes for 10 days and several times spent time overlooking the beach while we ate our lunch.

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Reviewed March 12, 2018

Visited on Monday 26th February. We parked nearby and went for a paddle, it's a safe beach on the northern side of the island fronting Western Port Bay, safe for families with small children. Afterwards we went for a walk on the Pier, it's main...More

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Reviewed March 4, 2018

We bought our fish n chips across the road and enjoyed them sitting watching boats and seagulls entertain us. A very pleasant day.

Thank John C
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