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 trip for unwell grey nomads

‘I’ve had serious health issues, but it won’t stop me living the dream’

A back fusion, a hip replacement, diabetes 2, high blood pressure, and two heart attacks within a year, may have slowed veteran caravanner...

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Nomad News

Grey nomads strike gold in Vicroia
28 Aug

‘I’ve found a gold nugget … time to join grey nomads’

The anonymous Victorian man who recently unearthed a ‘colossal’ gold nugget worth $250,000 is going to celebrate in style … by joining the ranks of the grey nomads. A veteran treasure seeker who has been searching for coins, relics and...

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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

Grey nomad characters

Sam and Shirl

Sam and Shirl have been on the road for three years in their Jayco Heritage nicknamed ‘The Castle’. The ’65-plus’ couple have completed their first complete circle of Australia and plan to keep going round and round as long as...

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