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 rescues injured wedge-tailed eagle on Nullarbor

Grey nomad interactions with wildlife … so, what is permitted?

The highly publicised death of a baby bison after a concerned American tourist tried to ‘save it’ has thrown a massive spotlight on...

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Nomad News

Crocodile captured
25 May

Kimberley croc trapped after climbing on boats

Just days after a crocodile knocked two travellers out of their tinny near Darwin with tragic consequences, a saltie that has been climbing onto the back of boats near the Kimberley town of Wyndham has been trapped. The 3.8-metre reptile...

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Choosing a Rig


Second-hand or new?

Buying a new caravan, motorhome or whatever gives you a measure of reassurance that everything is going to work pretty much as it should do, although there are inevitably a few teething problems with many vehicles. Happily, these teething problems...

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Grey Nomad Characters

Grey nomad motorhomers hit the cycles

Hazel & Paul

Victorians Hazel & Paul (‘still youngish’) call the open road home and are not afraid to leave their motorhomes and get on their bikes What do you travel in? We travel in ‘Penny’ an ex-rental Sprinter base, 6-berth motorhome. It’s...

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