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

Maddy Gough swimming

Travelling toddler goes from rock pool splasher to Olympic swimmer

A young athlete who learned to swim while on a two-year Outback camping trip has been named on the Australian Dolphins team to...

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Nomad News

shows cancelled
26 Jul

The shows want to go on … but will Covid let them?

When it was announced recently that the hugely popular Julia Creek Dirt n Dust Festival was being axed, it served as a reminder of just how vulnerable these country events are. If a festival as established as this one could...

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Choosing a Rig

What to look for in a rig

As grey nomad numbers surge, so does the choice of rigs available. To the uninitiated or the inexperienced it’s a dizzying decision. With so much to choose from how do you know what is right for you? A few considerations...

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Grey Nomad Characters

Grey nomad characters of the road

Susan and Lou

Susan, 67, and Lou, 69, sold their Geelong home more than five years ago … and haven’t looked back. They love being able to up sticks and move any time they like … and say that – unless you are...

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