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

Show support for the Grey Nomads website, e-newsletter and forum

The popularity of the Grey Nomads website, e-newsletter and forum is continuing to grow … and so too is the workload involved in...

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Nomad News

rear-end collisions
20 Feb

Just keep your distance! Tailgaters put on notice

Driving the busy highways and byways of some parts of Australia can prove challenging for grey nomads in big rigs … and it’s certainly not made any less stressful by the impatience of other motorists. The practice that some people...

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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

Grey nomad characters of the road

Julia and Jim

Canberra couple Julia, 55, and Jim, 57 are gearing up to retire What do you travel in?  Evernew 23.5 ft & Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited turbo diesel. The Jeep is a dream to drive and tows really well. We like...

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