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

Exmouth eco-friendly caravan park

Eco-friendly caravan park planned for WA. Is it the way of the future?

Any grey nomad who used to go camping as a child will know that today’s caravan parks are very different places than they...

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Nomad News

caravan park floods
25 Oct

Caravan park flooded as wild weather hits town

A caravan park in the New South of Wales town of Tumbarumba has been flooded after wild weather lashed the area. Pictures released by the State Emergency Services show inflatable boats travelling through the park after the local creek –...

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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

Solo grey nomad


Vida, 65, comes from New Zealand  but is most at home on Australia’s open roads. She normally travels alone but can accommodate visiting family members in her 2006 Jayco Expanda.  She manages to find space for essential like golf clubs and...

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