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

Grey nomads head west
21 Jun

Is the ‘wild’ West winning back grey nomads?

Western Australia’s tourism industry has been doing it tough for a while now but new figures show positive signs, with the first increase in interstate visitors in two years. Jusrt-released data shows the total number of interstate visitors in the...

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Choosing a Rig

Build your own

Build your own

Despite spending untold hours inspecting new and second-hand motorhome dealerships, Max and Carol struggled to find a model that ticked all the boxes. “We had a small Coaster for 3½ years and that experience gave us very specific ideas of...

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Grey Nomad Characters

Grey nomad character travels in Coaster campervan

Ted & Janice

Ted, who is originally from Scotland, is happy to hit the road solo …  while wife Janice stays home with the cats What do you travel in? I’ve got an old Coaster campervan which suits me perfectly because I travel...

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