Nowra is a small rural town located on the Shoalhaven River. The river has played a large role in the development of the town, creating rich land for agriculture, food, galleries and activities surrounding nature. Spend time tasting local produce and oysters at any number of restaurants or wineries located in and around Nowra, like Cambewarra Estate Winery or the Wharf Road.

The river is a popular destination for outdoor enthusiasts seeking time away to fish, kayak, or boat any time of the year. Boat tours can also be booked with the Shoalhaven River Cruise. Spend time on the Nowra Historical Walk that will take you through several streets of historical sites in the area. Stop in the Nowra Museum or Shoalhaven Zoo and Adventure Park for an alternative way to spend the afternoon, be it surrounding yourself in local art, or getting to know the native wildlife.