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

Grey nomads

‘We were sitting in a dry creek bed when a wall of water appeared!’

On a camping trip in the Flinders Ranges back in the 1980s, grey nomad Fay B was sitting in a dry creek bed...

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Nomad News

Road train and caravan involved in crash
01 Jul

Overtaking a road train can be a dangerous business

The potential perils of overtaking manoeuvres involving road trains and caravans has been highlighted once again … fortunately without fatal consequences. Over the weekend, two people were lucky to escape with their lives after their vehicle slid under a road...

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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 characters of the road

Glenn and Anne

Glenn & Anne retired early, live in an over-50s village … and love to travel What rig do you travel in? Tug is a 96 Prado Grande, auto v6. The cave is a 2002 Slingshot, 4×4 camper trailer. It takes...

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