Shoalhaven River

Shoalhaven River is situated in the Southern Rivers district of New South Wales. It is a wave dominated barrier estuary with an open entrance.

The Shoalhaven River is a barrier river estuary with an open entrance. The estuary is large and flows from a freshwater river into the sea (the Shoalhaven Bight) between Bomaderry and Nowra. Thirty-four tributary streams flow into the river as it flows through the catchment, such as the Mongarlowe and Kangaroo Rivers. 

Estuary health and features