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 camping in Port Hedland

‘Port Hedland made errors in the boom, but give us another chance!’

When the Pilbara town of Port Hedland announced recently that it was to offer free overflow camping at its racecourse, it is fair...

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Nomad News

Grey nomads in pet only caravan park
22 Jun

The caravan park where guests must have a pet!

While grey nomads travelling with pets often complain that they are excluded from certain camping areas, the shoe is very much in the other foot at one Broome caravan park. The PCYC overflow park has a sign out the front...

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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 nomads paul and pam

Paul & Pam

Queenslanders Paul (66) & Pam (62) enjoy the camaraderie of the road and exploring the back of beyond What do you travel in? We bought our 17’ Jayco Out­back poptop new in 2014 and we tow it with a 2013...

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