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

caravan choice

‘We’ve certainly made mistakes, but we finally have our perfect caravan!’

The search for the rig that’s the perfect ‘fit’ can be a long one for many grey nomads. In some cases, it can...

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Nomad News

wheatbelt rollover
24 Nov

Two trucks and car towing caravan roll off highway

Two trucks and a car towing a caravan have all rolled off the Great Eastern Highway in the Western Australian wheatbelt. No one is believed to have been injured in the accident which happened yesterday afternoon just east of the...

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Choosing a Rig

Second-hand or new?

Buying a new caravan, motorhome or whatever gives you a measure of reassurance that everything is going to work pretty much as it should do, although there are inevitably a few teething problems with many vehicles. Happily, these teething problems...

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Grey Nomad Characters

Grey nomads character of the road

Tin & David R

Self-styled apprentice grey nomads, Tina & David R are hooked on the grey nomad lifestyle … even after a few hitches What rig do you have? A 1984 2-berth Spaceline caravan. How often do you travel? We are ‘Apprentice’ Grey...

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