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

28 Aug

GNT 104 brings seasonal dose of Mango Madness

Feeling grumpy! Need another shower? These could both be warning signs that you are about to go down with ‘Mango Madness’ … and it’s time to head south. Issue 104 of the Grey Nomad Times finds out why the hot...

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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 character of the road

Glenda & Richard

Glenda M, 59, and Richard P from Ballarat are happily retired … and reckon life on the Aussie road beats overseas travel hands down! What do you travel in? Our Lagoon Pasadena 2013 suits our lifestyle well as it has...

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