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

swag travellers

We did it our way! Couple in their mid-70s do the Big Lap in a swag

For most grey nomads in their mid 70s, venturing off into the Outback on their first ever extended trip in a caravan or...

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Nomad News

Hopkins H-ghway caravan accident
24 Jan

Van becomes unhitched and flips in highway drama

A brand new caravan has been completely destroyed after it flipped while being towed along the Hopkins Highway between Warrnambool and Mortlake in Victoria. The 65-year-old man who was driving the four-wheel-drive utility towing the van was not injured in...

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Choosing a Rig


Where to look for a rig

If you’re after a new van or motorhome, don’t be afraid to take a tour of the factory where the model you are interested in is made. Most reputable manufacturers are proud of their set-up and their standards and, considering...

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Grey Nomad Characters

John is a grey nomads free camper


Solo traveller John R, 77, (aka yeoeleven) is happy to call the open road – and his Coaster bus – his home What do you travel in? 1980 Toyota Coaster Bus. It suits me because it has plenty of space....

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