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

North Australia development

How’s the Government going with its plan to make the north boom?

It wasn’t the first time that grandiose plans had been unveiled to finally transform the fortunes of Australia’s underdeveloped north … but this...

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Nomad News

Leaf springs break in caravan
17 Dec

Broken spring ends big trip before it had even begun

If you’re going to suffer a caravan ‘malfunction’, the driveway of your home is as good a place as any for it to happen. And that’s why grey nomad Glenn Bowyer looks at his recent misadventure from a ‘glass half...

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Choosing a Rig

caravan buying

‘We spent three years shopping for a caravan … here’s what we learnt!’

John and Jan Saunders spent a full three years searching for the perfect rig to take them on their dream trip … and they learnt a thing or two along the way. Here, John, shares his insights into what to...

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Grey Nomad Characters

Rosey and partner with their rig

Rosey and partner

Why does your current rig suit your lifestyle? My partner and I travel in a Prado VX 120 series diesel auto, towing a Jayco Discovery pop-top. The caravan is light enough to be easy to tow, yet large enough to...

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