Backpacking Nowra

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    THERE ARE SOME GREAT LOOKOUTS IN NEARBY MORTON NATIONAL PARK, WHERE YOU CAN SEE SOME BREATHTAKING VIEWS OF THE SURROUNDING REGIONS: Photo - Tourism Southern Highlands, courtesy of Destination New South Wales
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    MORTON NATIONAL PARK ALSO HAS SEVERAL SPECTACULAR WATERFALLS, SUCH AS FITZROY FALLS THAT PLUNGES INTO THE RAINFOREST GULLIES BELOW: Photo - Robbi Newman, courtesy of Destination New South Wales
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Nowra Highlights

  • Morton National Park is about 50 km away. The park features spectacular sandstone scenery on a grand scale and stunning waterfalls that plunge into the rainforest gullies below them.

  • Good base for exploring nearby rainforests, magnificent waterfalls and charming villages and towns.

  • Visit the Australian Museum of Flight, which has 30 fixed and rotary wing aircraft and showcases the story of naval aviation in Australia.

  • Visit Nowra Wildlife Park, the largest native animal park on the New South Wales South Coast, with over 100 species of mammals, birds and reptiles.

About Nowra

Population 26,000

The adjacent towns of Nowra and Bomaderry, are situated on either side of the Shoalhaven River and are the main commercial centres of the region. Here you will find all the necessities of a large town such as shopping centres and hospitals.

The location of the towns makes them a good base for exploring the natural beauty of the surrounding areas. Within 20 minutes drive of the towns, you can discover the pristine beaches of Jervis Bay, rainforests, magnificent waterfalls and charming villages and towns. Morton National Park is also about 50 km away. The park features spectacular sandstone scenery on a grand scale and stunning waterfalls that plunge into the rainforest gullies below them.

Some of the attractions in and around Nowra/Bomaderry include the Australian Museum of Flight, Shoalhaven City Arts Centre, historic houses and the Nowra Wildlife Park.

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Shoalhaven Visitor Information Centre

Corner of Princes Hwy & Pleasant Way
Nowra, New South Wales
Phone 1300 662 808
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