Nowra is the commercial hub of the Shoalhaven, located on the banks of the glorious Shoalhaven River. There is plenty of accommodation in hotels, motels, self-contained apartments and holiday houses and lots to do and see in the local area. replacenewlinereplacenewlineThe Shoalhaven City Arts Centre houses an ever changing array of excellent works by local artists, while nearby is the gracious Meroogal, an Historic Houses Trust property with its contents a tribute to the four generations of Australian women who lived there. Enjoy a round or two at the Nowra Golf Club or Worrigee Links Golf Course. A short drive from the city centre is the Navy’s Fleet Air Arm Museum – the largest aviation museum in Australia. It is located adjacent to HMAS Albatross, Australia’s home of naval aviation. replacenewlinereplacenewlineThe Shoalhaven City Turf Club holds regular race days with great prizes and a great country horseracing atmosphere. The speedway is sure to get your blood pumping at one of their race meets and for the kids Flip Out will have them bouncing off the walls - literally; while Matty's Playtime is a safe and secure place for the littlies to let loose. For the older kids, indoor carting at Sikfun will have them racing around the racetrack against the clock and their mates.

Images around Nowra NSW 2541

Around Nowra NSW 2541

Our Picks on what to Do in Nowra NSW

Shoalhaven Zoo And Adventure World

The Grotto Nowra

Nowra Chilli and Chocolate Festival

Nowra Central Markets

Franc Hancock - The Forest

Shoalhaven Regional Gallery, Nowra

Our Picks on where to Stay in Nowra NSW

Audrey's Nowra

Ivy's Nowra

The Pines Bed and Breakfast

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Our Picks on what to Eat in Nowra NSW

Hit N Run Nowra

Encore Cafe and Bar

Hyper Hyper Coffee

Shopping in Nowra NSW

Community Services  

Shoalhaven Visitor Information Centre
42 Bridge Rodd,

Shoalhaven City Council
36 Bridge Rd,

Nowra Police Station NSW
88 Plunkett Street,

Shoalhaven Hospital
Scenic Drive,

Nowra Library - NSW
10 Berry Street,

Nowra Aquatic Park - NSW
20 Scenic Drive,

Location Information 

  • Population: 35,795
  • State electorate(s): South Coast
  • Federal Division(s): Gilmore
  • Established (yr): 1852
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.

Travel To  

Berry NSW 2535 (18.5 km, 25 mins)
Huskisson NSW 2540 (30.5 km, 28 mins)
Ulladulla NSW 2539 (63.8 km, 51 mins)
Acknowledgement of Country

Nowra NSW is located on the following Aboriginal Nation/s. acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work.