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

CPAP machines

‘Travelling bush with a CPAP machine has not been a problem’

While the heavy snoring of a partner is often the subject of Happy Hour jokes, there is a growing realisation among the grey...

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Nomad News

Lake Eyre floodwaters
28 May

Floodwaters bring wildlife, and nomads, to Lake Eyre

It’s been a long journey but the rain that fell more than two months ago in north-west Queensland has arrived in South Australia’s Lake Eyre … and it’s causing quite a stir. The floodwater is proving a major attraction both...

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Choosing a Rig

caravan buying

‘We spent three years shopping for a caravan … here’s what we learnt!’

John and Jan Saunders spent a full three years searching for the perfect rig to take them on their dream trip … and they learnt a thing or two along the way. Here, John, shares his insights into what to...

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Grey Nomad Characters

Rex and Denise can't imagine living in a house again

Rex and Denise

Former van park managers Rex, 68, and Denise, 62, are full-time travellers What rig do you travel in? Our 19’6 Paramount Delta semi off-road van has two solar panels and a battery with a smart charger. It has everything we...

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