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

Pentecost River crossing

‘We were looking for adventure, and we found it on the Gibb River Road’

By John & Lorraine H We had been warned about corrugations, mud and washaways, creek crossings, crocodiles and razor sharp stones turned up...

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Nomad News

A researcher uses a Zebedee laser scanner to create 3D images of the dinosaur trackways. PIC: Erin Parke/ABC
24 Mar

Should tourists be free to follow dinosaur footsteps?

A new research project will map for the first time the thousands of dinosaur footprints that have been found along Australia’s west coast … but it has prompted fears of a damaging tourist ‘stampede’. The recently formed Dinosaur Coast Management...

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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

Valerie and Dan changed their rig to be offroad ready

Valerie and Dan

Kiwis Valerie, 63, and Dan, 64, have been travelling since March 2010 What do you travel in? Our 17ft Coromal Seka Poptop and Mitsubishi Pajero took us on a 38,000km trip in two years. A month ago we changed to...

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