Nowra

Urban

It was only after drastic floods in the nearby township of Terara in 1870 that Nowra became established in its own right. It is now a popular base for local adventure tour operators, including Shoalhaven Zoo, Nowra Trees Adventures, and Shoalhaven River Cruise.

Nowra has a number of historic buildings and houses dating from the Victorian era. It takes its name from the Aboriginal word meaning ‘camping place’ or ‘black cockatoo’.

Be sure to check out the Fleet Air Arm Museum, which contains a wonderful display of military and civil aircraft.

Also, explore ‘Meroogal’, an historic, timber, gothic-style house with one of the most authentic 19th century interiors in New South Wales.

Nearby Accommodation

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Pool View

Nowra Motor Inn

Nowra, Shoalhaven

Cooling off on a hot day

Treehaven Tourist Park

Bomaderry, Shoalhaven

Avaleen Lodge Motor Inn

Avaleen Lodge Motor Inn

Bomaderry, Shoalhaven

Nearby Things to Do

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Nowra Showground

Nowra Historical Walk

Nowra, Shoalhaven

Scenic Drive Kangaroo Valley

South Coast Harvest Experience Farm Gate Trail

Nowra, Shoalhaven

Shoalhaven Shuttle

Shoalhaven Shuttle Tours and Charter

Nowra, Shoalhaven