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


Fledgling grey nomad poet finds new inspiration on the Big Lap

When Debbie Hutchinson and husband Geoff hit the open road some 13 months ago, they didn’t know exactly what to expect … but...

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Nomad News

Fifth wheeler
25 Jul

‘I loved our fifth wheeler … then I had to drive it!’

Grey nomad Andrea Quinn couldn’t have been happier as she and husband Harry cruised along in the giant Fifth Wheeler they had bought just a few hours earlier … but that was before her serenity was shattered and a medical...

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Choosing a Rig

Buying a second hand grey nomad rig

Bagging a bargain

Consumers in the market for a caravan or motorhome can be forgiven for feeling somewhat bewildered by the mind-boggling array of rigs that are now on offer. Happily for the indecisive amongst us, the choice is narrowed down by the...

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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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