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

Exterior at Night

Quest Nowra

Nowra, Shoalhaven

Cooling off on a hot day

Treehaven Tourist Park

Bomaderry, Shoalhaven

George Bass Motor Inn

George Bass Motor Inn

Nowra, Shoalhaven

Best Western Balan Village Motel

Best Western Balan Village Motel

Bomaderry, Shoalhaven

Cafe

Pleasant Way Motel

Nowra, Shoalhaven