Winery in Nowra

Coolangatta Estate

On the north side of the estuary, 13km east of Bomaderry and just before Shoalhaven Heads, is this atmospheric and historic winery on an estate first established in 1822. There's cellar door tasting of its praisewor…
Historic Building in Nowra


Arthur Boyd, perhaps Australia's greatest painter, found inspiration in this remote homestead up the Shoalhaven River. You can visit on a Sunday, heading west around 25km from Nowra to this sizeable house which pres…
Museum in Nowra


Intriguingly, this historic 1885 house contains the artefacts accumulated by four generations of women who have lived there. Entrance is by guided tour, which leaves on the hour (last tour 3pm). It's a lovely buildi…
Zoo in Nowra

Shoalhaven Zoo

Meet native animals and ever-popular monkeys and lions at this 6.5-hectare park on the north bank of the Shoalhaven River, 5km west of the Nowra bridge. It also has a weekday-only tent camp site. Within the zoo is a…
Museum in Nowra

Nowra Museum

In the former police station, this small museum has local archives and photograph-based exhibits on local history. It's a good place for a chat with one of the volunteers about local life and times.