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

Spending the kids' inheritance

‘We’re living the good life, and we’re spending all of our cash doing it!’

Grey nomad Phil Crockart is spending the kids’ inheritance … and he doesn’t feel the slightest bit guilty!   When we started the...

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Nomad News

25 Apr

Lest we forget … a grey nomad’s Anzac tribute        

By Phil Crockart. Over 100 years ago a large contingent of Australian and New Zealand soldiers attempted to storm the shores of Gallipoli. The object was to “ambush” the Turks on their march southward and force them back north, take...

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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

John is a grey nomads free camper


Solo traveller John R, 77, (aka yeoeleven) is happy to call the open road – and his Coaster bus – his home What do you travel in? 1980 Toyota Coaster Bus. It suits me because it has plenty of space....

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