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

Parachilna Campground Flinders Ranges

‘If you’ve got to work, why would you want to work anywhere else?’

When Dave Stevenson, 53, was medically retired from the fire service back in 2009, he and  wife Lee-Ann, 45, wasted no time in...

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Nomad News

High wind scare for grey nomads
27 Jun

High wind headaches for grey nomads on road

With wild winds buffeting much of the east coast over the weekend, driving conditions have been extremely challenging for caravanners and motorhomers out on the roads. Motorists report feeling their vehicle being ‘moved’ by gusts of up to 80 kilometres...

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Choosing a Rig

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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

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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