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 accident

Here’s why towing a caravan at the right speed is so absolutely critical

Leading accident investigation expert, Mark George, explains why towing a caravan is much safer if the driver stays below the ‘system critical speed’...

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Nomad News

grey nomad couple airlifted
04 Mar

Grey nomads badly injured after being ‘forced off road’

Two grey nomads have been seriously injured after their car and caravan were apparently forced off the road by another driver before bursting into flames. The 73-year-old man and 71-year-old woman were airlifted to hospital following the dramatic incident which...

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Choosing a Rig

Build your own

Build your own

Despite spending untold hours inspecting new and second-hand motorhome dealerships, Max and Carol struggled to find a model that ticked all the boxes. “We had a small Coaster for 3½ years and that experience gave us very specific ideas of...

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Grey Nomad Characters

Full-time grey nomads

Gavan and Maria

Self-funded retirees Gavan and Maria have sold up and live ‘on the wallaby’. And after many years on the road, they are completely in love with their lifestyle … even when things go wrong. And they love to free camp...

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