Welcome to Nowra

Situated on the beautiful Shoalhaven River, Nowra is a major town on the New South Wales south coast and is close to the many popular natural and cultural features of the Shoalhaven and Southern Highlands districts. Nowra’s bustling commercial centre provides a nice contrast to the pleasant laid back lifestyle enjoyed by locals. As the region's commercial and administrative centre, Nowra hosts a major rural business district and a diverse population in its suburbs and many satellite villages.

Suburbs of Nowra

The regional centre of Nowra is located approximately 165 km south of Sydney and 215 km north east of Canberra. It is part of Shoalhaven City on the South Coast.

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Approximately 35,920.
Sourced from www.abs.gov.au

Major Attractions

Shoalhaven Zoo, Fleet Air Arm Museum, Meroogal, Harry Sawkins Park, Bundanon Trust, Grotto Walk, Bens Walk, Bundanon

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