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Arts, culture, heritage and lifestyle in Nowra

Nowra is an historic city and the commercial heart of the Shoalhaven. It’s on the Shoalhaven River close to beaches and national parks.

Must Do

About Nowra

The broad Shoalhaven River offers a number of recreational possibilities such as fishing, boating and river cruises. Nowra is also a base for local adventure tour operators. Options include four-wheel drive tours, scuba diving, canoe trips and cycling tours. Nowra has a number of historic buildings and houses dating from the Victorian era.

Be sure to check out the Fleet Air Arm Museum. The museum celebrates our proud links with the aviation industry with 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 NSW.

The Home Ground Cricket Tour

The Destination NSW Home Ground Cricket Tour is a summer celebration of cricket and community that will travel through New South Wales in the lead up to the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015.

Stopping at 27 towns along the way, this roadshow of cricket themed entertainment is not to be missed, so join the fun as the Home Ground Cricket Tour rolls into a town near you!

Flip Out, Nowra


Visit Cambewarra Estate for a selection of fine wine and a spectacular view of Cambewarra Mountain overlooking the vineyard and dams. Kids will love Flip Out, a trampoline arena that can be enjoyed by the whole family.

Nowra Lions Kids Day Out


Nowra hosts many great events. The annual Nowra Kids Day Out features facepaiting and entertainment that the entire family can enjoy. Check out the Shoalhaven River Festival, a fun community event which offers something for everyone.

Wharf Road Restaurant, Nowra


Wharf Rd Restaurant and Bar was awarded one chef hat in 2014 and features spectacular views of the South Coast. Trevi Fountain bychef Adam Gallo delights diners with wholesome Italian cuisine in a friendly atmosphere.

Explore Nowra