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

Caravan build

I built an 11′ caravan that turns heads … and it’s got a shower!

Grey nomad Tony D explains why – and  how – he designed and  built his own caravan that is exceptionally light and exceptionally...

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Nomad News

Outback way sign
02 Dec

Inch by inch, mile by mile, the bitumen is coming!

It’s been the dream of many for a long time and it seems that – little by little – the sealing of Australia’s longest shortcut, the Outback Way, is getting there. The ABC reports that more than $205 million in...

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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...

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Grey Nomad Characters

Grey nomads and campervan trael

Roland & Cora

Brisbanites Roland H, 75, & wife Cora, 74 (aka corolly) take trips ranging from three days to three months. And they just love the campervan they travel in What do you travel in? A 1986 Nissan Civilian which we fitted...

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