Nowra is a historic city and the commercial heart of the Shoalhaven. It’s on the Shoalhaven River close to beaches and national parks. 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.
Nowra has a wide variety of accommodation including motels, apartments and luxury hotels.