About The Grey Nomads

If you are one of the growing army of grey nomads discovering, or hoping to discover, the joys of the open road in this wonderful country, then this site is for you. Whether you are a baby boomer travelling indefinitely, choosing to spend the winter months up north, or simply enjoying a few short trips a year, you are part of the growing grey nomad community in Australia. Whether you are travelling in a caravan, motorhome, campervan, camper trailer, fifth wheeler or a tent, this site is the place to read about people like yourselves … and about the issues affecting the grey nomad lifestyle in Australia.

In The Spotlight

Show support for the Grey Nomads website, e-newsletter and forum

The popularity of the Grey Nomads website, e-newsletter and forum is continuing to grow … and so too is the workload involved in...

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Nomad News

Goanna attack
22 Mar

Goanna campsite attack a reminder of wildlife risks

Most grey nomads are accustomed to seeing goannas hanging around camping grounds … but a recent attack has reminded them that the reptiles are not to be approached. A seven-year-old boy required surgery after a lace monitor bit him on...

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Choosing a Rig

Build your own

Build your own

Despite spending untold hours inspecting new and second-hand motorhome dealerships, Max and Carol struggled to find a model that ticked all the boxes. “We had a small Coaster for 3½ years and that experience gave us very specific ideas of...

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Grey Nomad Characters

Grey nomad character travels with bees

Bob (aka dING)

Bob (aka dING), 74, from Tasmania has been a ‘wanderer’ all of his life … and he always gets a real ‘buzz’ from life on the road What do you travel in? I used to head off on my mo­torcycle...

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