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

safety on the open road

How caravanners can better prepare to stay safe on the open road

The Caravan Industry Association of Australia highlights some key safety tips for grey nomads hitting the open road with a caravan in tow....

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Nomad News

saltwater crocodile at Port Douglas
01 Dec

Big saltwater croc spotted at Port Douglas boat ramp

A large saltwater crocodile has been spotted lurking near the main boat ramp at Port Douglas in north Queensland … and wildlife rangers are concerned. A Department of Environment and Science (DES) spokesperson said wildlife officers believed the croc was...

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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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Geoff and Bev

Sydneysiders Geoff, 67, & wife Bev (Coxy45) love to cook on the campfire What do you travel in? Millard Horizon 17’. It’s light to tow. How long do you travel? We are generally on the road for 3-4 months at...

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