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

swag travellers

We did it our way! Couple in their mid-70s do the Big Lap in a swag

For most grey nomads in their mid 70s, venturing off into the Outback on their first ever extended trip in a caravan or...

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Nomad News

Ipswich in rest stop invitation to grey nomads
23 Jan

New rest stop aims to keep grey nomads in Ipswich

A new rest stop has been unveiled in the Queensland town of Ipswich as authorities seek to persuade grey nomads to linger longer in the area. The $190,000 facility at Albert Theaker Park on the corner of Champions Way and...

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Choosing a Rig

Buying a second hand grey nomad rig

Bagging a bargain

Consumers in the market for a caravan or motorhome can be forgiven for feeling somewhat bewildered by the mind-boggling array of rigs that are now on offer. Happily for the indecisive amongst us, the choice is narrowed down by the...

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Grey Nomad Characters

Grey nomad characters of the road

Lyn & Phil

Motorhomers Lyn & Phil (aka philyn) went free camping on their wedding night nearly half a century ago … and they’ve been at it ever since. What do you travel in? A 28’ Swagman. We started with vans years ago...

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