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

Fruit fly check points at south Australia

Updated South Australia quarantine regulations fully explained

From snacks and drinks to pit stops and lookouts, holiday planning can be exhausting! But great planning could save you a $375 fine....

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Nomad News

guitar playing grey nomad
08 Dec

We’re finally on the road … and our Big Lap is on song

It was a long time in the planning but grey nomad John Tuffs and partner, Chris, are finally on the open road fulltime … and life couldn’t be sweeter. The pair first bought a VW Transporter T5 Frontline with a...

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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 and greyhounds

Annie (with Clancy & Connor)

Annie, 59, lives on the road with whippets, Clancy and Connor.  She has been travelling for many years now and says that, while travelling with dogs can be challenging, it is most definitely worth it. And the ‘boys’? They love...

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