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

Maria Island coastline

Maria Island off Tassie’s east coast is an experience like no other

A trip out to the stunning Maria Island off Tasmania’s east coast is not something that every grey nomad gets to do …...

Read More

Nomad News

Spirit of Tasmania wild crossing
05 May

Tassie crossing ‘carnage’ as huge waves batter ship

With some grey nomads having to wait months to get a crossing from Tassie back to the mainland, no one wants to refuse a sailing … but many travellers will wish they had done exactly that earlier this week! With...

Read More

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...

Read More


Grey Nomad Characters

Full-time grey nomads

Gavan and Maria

Self-funded retirees Gavan and Maria have sold up and live ‘on the wallaby’. And after many years on the road, they are completely in love with their lifestyle … even when things go wrong. And they love to free camp...

Read More

© The Grey Nomads 2005 - 2016 All Rights Reserved :: Website by Giant Media :: ADMIN