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

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

Ron and Joyce have everything they need with them

Ron and Joyce

Queenslanders Ron, 75, and Joyce, 70, have been on the road for nearly 12 years What rig do you travel in? 80 Series LandCruiser with a 6.5-litre Chevy V8 turbo diesel engine and a 19ft Bushtracker. It’s perfect. We have...

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