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 nomad parents

Instead of being grey nomads, we were suddenly full-time ‘parents’

It’s pretty standard for wannabe grey nomads to impatiently count down the days to when they will finally be free to hit the...

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Nomad News

national park vandalism
30 May

Destruction & disrespect! What is wrong with people

The longer grey nomads travel, the more they tend to appreciate the stunning natural beauty and diversity of this incredible land, and the deeper they tend to connect with its amazing history and heritage. It is why most caravanners and...

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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

Rosey and partner with their rig

Rosey and partner

Why does your current rig suit your lifestyle? My partner and I travel in a Prado VX 120 series diesel auto, towing a Jayco Discovery pop-top. The caravan is light enough to be easy to tow, yet large enough to...

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