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

Grey nomads Let There Be Light photo competition

The votes have been counted. The results are in. The top three placings in the great Grey Nomads ‘Let There Be Light’ photo...

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Nomad News

The earthquake was one of Queensland's biggest.
30 Jul

Major earthquake leaves Sunshine State shaken

Grey nomads were among the millions left shaken by one of the largest earthquakes in Queensland history. The magnitude 5.3 earthquake struck off the coast of Fraser Island and tremors were felt as far away as Bundaberg and Tweed Heads in...

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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 of the road

Allan and Rhonda

Gold Coasters Allan, 60, and Rhonda, late 50s, love getting off the open road and onto the tracks.  With their 4WD motorhome, they reckon they are ready to explore every rugged corner of tis wonderful country. What rig do you...

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