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 nomad regrets

‘I’ve been there … but now I’m back I really wish I’d done that’

Veteran traveller Steve Jones laments the opportunities he let slip through his fingers. For as long as I can remember, travel has been...

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Nomad News

Katherine visitor infomation centre
17 Aug

After a slow start, visitors are flocking to Katherine

After a slow start to the season, grey nomad numbers are apparently booming in the Northern Territory town of Katherine. According to a report in the Katherine Times, a ‘wetter’ wet season was the reason for the early season slump...

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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

Loris G is grey nomad

Loris G (aka Orange)

Solo female traveller Loris G (aka Orange) is doing the Big Lap her way … and loving every moment of it! How do you travel? I travel alone because I want to do my own thing, what­ever that may be....

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