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

Gladstone Showgrounds
18 Jul

All over! Gladstone set to end showgrounds camping

It was good while it lasted but the Gladstone Showgrounds looks set to no longer welcome visiting grey nomads. The local council plans to close the grounds to caravans and campervans, and it appears ready to cop the backlash from...

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Choosing a Rig

Where to look for a rig

If you’re after a new van or motorhome, don’t be afraid to take a tour of the factory where the model you are interested in is made. Most reputable manufacturers are proud of their set-up and their standards and, considering...

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Grey Nomad Characters

Keiron (and grandkids)

When Keiron, 65, set off on a two-weeks-plus caravanning adventure with his three grandchildren, he didn’t know what to expect. By the time he was unpacking his pop-top at the end of the trip – in which he was joined at...

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