16 days in Nowra & Port Pirie Itinerary

16 days in Nowra & Port Pirie Itinerary

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16 days in Nowra & Port Pirie Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Drive:  2​h 30​min
— 9 nights
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
Port Pirie
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Sydney


Nowra ©
Nowra is a town in the South Coast region of New South Wales, Australia. Kids will enjoy Shoalhaven Zoo and Mogo Zoo. Change things up with these side-trips from Nowra: Kiama (Kiama Harbour & Kiama Blowhole), Batemans Bay Mini Golf (in Batemans Bay) and Jamberoo (Jamberoo Action Park & Minnamurra Falls). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Fleet Air Arm Museum, do a tasting at The Grape Escape, enjoy the sand and surf at Hyams Beach, and get outside with Bundanon Trust.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Nowra trip planner .

Sydney to Nowra is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. Traveling from Sydney in December, plan for slightly colder nights in Nowra, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Port Pirie.

Things to do in Nowra

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Jervis Bay, Kiama, Jamberoo, Huskisson, Mittagong
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Mogo Zoo ©
Mogo Zoo
Jamberoo Action Park ©
Jamberoo Action Park
Shoalhaven Zoo ©
Shoalhaven Zoo

Port Pirie

Port Pirie ©
Port Pirie is the sixth most populous city in South Australia after Adelaide, Mount Gambier, Whyalla, Murray Bridge and Port Lincoln. Venture out of the city with trips to Port Augusta (Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden & Homestead Gardens), Clare (Sevenhill Cellars, Riesling Trail, & more) and St Aloysius Church (in Sevenhill). And it doesn't end there: browse the exhibits of Port Pirie RSL Museum, stroll around Victoria Square, steep yourself in history at Martindale Hall Heritage Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Moonta Mines Museum.

For ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Port Pirie driving holiday planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Nowra to Port Pirie. December in Port Pirie sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Port Pirie

Parks Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Clare, Port Augusta, Moonta, Martindale Hall Heritage Museum, Steamtown Heritage Rail Centre
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Australian Arid Lands Botanic Garden ©
Riesling Trail ©
Riesling Trail
Sevenhill Cellars ©
Sevenhill Cellars