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 welcomed in northern NSW
05 Oct

‘Primitive camping’ option now on offer Murwillumbah

Grey nomads will have new camping options while travelling in northern New South Wales following a Tweed Shire Council decision to allow RV-friendly campsites at the Murwillumbah showground. Council approved the Murwillumbah Showground Trust development application for a ‘primitive camping ground’ which 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 charcater of the road

Di (& Dusty)

Dianne, 60 from Adelaide travels with her much-loved Kelpie/Husky cross, Dusty … and she’s now aiming to live on the road full-time. What do you travel in? 1993 Winnebago Blaxland. I love the layout with a com­pletely separate rear bedroom with...

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