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

Grey nomads etiquette

The six commandments that govern the way that grey nomads travel

Caravanner Phil Crockart says the Big Lap is governed by several important unwritten rules I believe we take certain responsibilities and obligations with...

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Nomad News

Warragamba campsite
27 Apr

Blue Mountains town trials nomad-friendly campsite

A small town on the eastern edge of the New South Wales Blue Mountains is to trial a new camping area in a bid to attract more grey nomads to the region … and more campsites could follow. Wollondilly Council...

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Choosing a Rig

What to look for in a rig

As grey nomad numbers surge, so does the choice of rigs available. To the uninitiated or the inexperienced it’s a dizzying decision. With so much to choose from how do you know what is right for you? A few considerations...

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Grey Nomad Characters

Grey nomads are solo travellers in tyheir caravans

Suzanne H

Suzanne H (aka Red), 67, has been full-time on the road for four years … and is now ready to swap the bitumen for the tracks What’s you rig? I retired and bought a Travel­home 5th wheeler and Nissan 5506...

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