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

condobolin welcomes grey nomads and miners
31 Aug

Miners’ cabins being built in Condobolin van park

The mining downturn has eased the accommodation crisis in many areas and often freed up van park sites for grey nomads and other travellers, but there are still pressures in some places. In the New South Wales town of Condobolin,...

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Choosing a Rig

Buying a second hand grey nomad rig

Bagging a bargain

Consumers in the market for a caravan or motorhome can be forgiven for feeling somewhat bewildered by the mind-boggling array of rigs that are now on offer. Happily for the indecisive amongst us, the choice is narrowed down by the...

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Grey Nomad Characters

Grey nomads characters

Dianne and Greg

After 11 years in Tassie, Dianne and Greg, both, 61, are living the dream full time on the road. The budget is pretty tight … but that doesn’t make the adventure any less amazing What do you travel in? A...

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