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

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Fledgling grey nomad poet finds new inspiration on the Big Lap

When Debbie Hutchinson and husband Geoff hit the open road some 13 months ago, they didn’t know exactly what to expect … but...

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Nomad News

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24 Jul

Caravan parks V motels … how do the costs stack up?

There has been a lot of debate recently surrounding the cost of caravan parks and the alternative accommodation options available to grey nomads. While the discussion has most commonly centred around free campsites as a budget-friendly choice, some long-travellers are...

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Choosing a Rig

Second-hand or new?

Buying a new caravan, motorhome or whatever gives you a measure of reassurance that everything is going to work pretty much as it should do, although there are inevitably a few teething problems with many vehicles. Happily, these teething problems...

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Eddie & Felice

War service pensioner Eddie W, 64, and wife Felice love to support rural towns as they travel around Australia What rig do you have? Shortly we will be upgrading from a Jayco Flamingo camper van to a Jayco Starcraft poptop...

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