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

Cycling up Heartbreak Hill was a breeze!

Portable electric bike gives puffing pedal pushers a lift … if necessary

Folding electric bikes are revolutionising the Big Lap experience of an increasing number of grey nomads … and it’s not hard to see...

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Nomad News

Grey nomads, roof rack
02 Oct

Man struck by passing car while checking roof load

Stopping to check the load is something that grey nomads commonly do as they travel for long periods of time, often over bumpy roads, but it is a safety precaution that can present its own dangers. A man in his...

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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


Jamie and Beryl

Jamie, 59, and Beryl, 56, are ready to travel … and work in the wool industry What do you travel in? Nissan Navara and Regent Series 111, 6 metres. It’s our home on wheels. Being totally self-sufficient, we are able...

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