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

Reef Magic trip to the Great Barrier Reef

Can you appreciate the magic of the Great Barrier Reef … and stay dry?

My first visit to the Great Barrier Reef was more than 35 years ago. Back then, I was with a small boatload of...

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Nomad News

Cahills Crossing is a notorious hotspot for saltwater crocodiles
19 Sep

Stop! Car forced to give way to sunbaking crocs

Cahills Crossing in the Northern Territory’s Kakadu National Park is well known as a crocodile-spotting hotspot … but that didn’t stop a car load of tourists being pretty shocked by this arresting sight. In images shared to Facebook by Kimberley...

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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

Lyme disease caravan

Sherria P

Sherria P, 66, travels Australia long-term with her dog … and she raises awareness of Lyme disease as she goes. What do you travel in? I drive a Nissan Navara twin cab ute towing a Bailey 430 caravan. As the...

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