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

coronavirus changes the Big Lap

Latest updates as virus crisis impacts grey nomad travel options

Safe haven offers: Since it has become clear just how many grey nomads have been caught out by the rapidly evolving  coronavirus crisis,...

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Nomad News

Yellow Water Cruises
01 Apr

Australia’s north braces for dry season like no other

With the dry season approaching, the full impact of the coronavirus crisis has yet to be realised in the north where so many people rely on tourism for their livelihood. The signs though are not good. Already, the NT News...

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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 characters f the road travel in pop-top caravan

Fred & Inga

 Fred & Inga E still call Wowan in Queensland home … but they’re not there as often as they used to be!  What do you travel in? 1996 Nissan Navara D21 dual cab, pulling a 1976 Franklin 16’ pop top....

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