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 ot get robots as host to welcome grey nomads

Robotic staff … are they coming to a van park near you?

A technological revolution could be about to sweep away the days of unfriendly service at caravan park check-ins, and simultaneously bring site fees...

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Nomad News

Exchange rate plunge keeps grey nomads at home n their caravans and motorhomes
30 Mar

Exchange rate fall helps keep grey nomads ‘home’

When the Australian dollar was flying high in world currency markets a while ago, stories of grey nomads abandoning their caravans and motorhomes to make a beeline for the nearest airport or cruiseliner were rife. However, it seems that the...

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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

Grey nomads in Tasmania

Jim & Noeleen (Tassie case study)

Veteran travellers Jim & Noeleen have just spent 10 weeks on the Apple Isle How much was the crossing? Our caravan and tow vehicle’s combined length is 14m. This cost us $2100 return on the ferry (pensioner rates), includ­ing an...

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