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 nomads camping in Port Hedland

‘Port Hedland made errors in the boom, but give us another chance!’

When the Pilbara town of Port Hedland announced recently that it was to offer free overflow camping at its racecourse, it is fair...

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Nomad News

unhitch caravan accident
23 Jun

Caravanner, 64, killed in awful unhitching accident

A 64-year-old man has died after being run over by his own vehicle while trying to uncouple his caravan on the Gold Coast. Police said it appeared the man had been trying to unhitch his van from a 4WD when the vehicle started rolling down...

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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

Grey nomad Sandra G is a solo female traveller

Here’s living proof that you just can’t keep a good woman down

Having survived two run-ins with cancer and a high-speed rollover, solo traveller Sandra G, 70,  has one piece of advice for wannabe travellers … don’t let anything stop you! In 2003, with her children all grown up, Sandra (then 57)...

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