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

Grey Nomad Times 100 is on the streets
03 Jul

The historic 100th edition of the GNT is on the streets

It’s been four long, wonderful  years since the Grey Nomad Times was published for the first time … and now the historic 1ooth edition is here to brighten (even further) grey nomad lives. As most travellers know, budgeting for the...

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Choosing a Rig


Where to look for a rig

If you’re after a new van or motorhome, don’t be afraid to take a tour of the factory where the model you are interested in is made. Most reputable manufacturers are proud of their set-up and their standards and, considering...

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Grey Nomad Characters

Anton free camping


Anton, 69, from Tassie is travelling solo … and loving life on the road! He enjoys free camping and says he has been overwhelmed by the generosity of spirit of the people he meets in Australia’s campsites and camping areas....

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