Cowell is home to a thriving aquaculture industry, predominantly oyster farming. Many of these local businesses are located a 2 minute walk from the motel, and some offer tours of their facilities.
With an Area School, 24-hour Hospital,
2 hotels (Both with courtesy buses which pick up from the motel), Visitor Information Centre, IGA Supermarket, Local history museum, Quandong Farm,
Lions park with playground and electric BBQ facilities,
Boat Ramp and a large jetty with boat mooring available.