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

Caravan parks are selling

Corporate groups snapping Aussie caravan parks at record rate

Most grey nomads are well aware that the nature of caravan parks is changing. But, behind the trend towards more bouncing pillows, swimming...

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Nomad News

Grey nomads to go to Coraki Riverside Caravan Park, Australia, New South Wales
29 Jan

Van park puts tourists first … but will they come?

While it is a common complaint that many caravan parks are effectively squeezing tourists out as they become dominated by cabins or by permanent residents, there are signs that at least some parks are eager to redress the balance. 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 characters

Phil & Sue

Phil M, 68, and wife Sue, 66, from Victoria have been camping together since they first got married back in 1966 … and they reckon they’ve only just got started! The history-loving couple love to make what was old new...

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