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

Croccodile killed by Kakadu rangers
27 Jan

Kakadu rangers kill croc that lunged at fishermen

A saltwater crocodile that lunged at two people walking at a waterway on the side of a highway in Kakadu National Park has been killed by rangers. The ABC reports that the 4.2-metre crocodile was hunted down after the incident,...

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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

Sola traveller, Lynda

Solo traveller, Lynda

Travelling solo full time suits Lynda down to the ground. What do you travel in?  A Jayco Conquest motorhome and I carry a 150cc motor scooter on a rack at the back. The rig has a bathroom so I don’t...

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