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

Solar panel motorhome

Could a solar-panelled motorhome point the way to a fuel-free Big Lap?

If you’re looking to turn heads when you pull into the caravan park, and save a bundle on your Big Lap fuel bill,...

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Nomad News

Hume Highway closure
23 Sep

Out-of-control grass fire forces highway closure

The predicted nightmare bushfire season is already here and causing major dramas. Today’s scorching temperatures in some parts of the country is making this a very high risk period, with one blaze forcing the closure of the Hume Highway between...

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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

Keiron (and grandkids)

When Keiron, 65, set off on a two-weeks-plus caravanning adventure with his three grandchildren, he didn’t know what to expect. By the time he was unpacking his pop-top at the end of the trip – in which he was joined at...

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