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

Iminitji store closes
01 Apr

Roadhouse closure could leave travellers stranded

Grey nomads are being warned to plan ahead following the surprise closure of the Imintji store on Western Australia’s remote Gibb River Road. It was one of only two roadhouses on the iconic 4WD route, and was extremely popular with...

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Choosing a Rig

Buying a second hand grey nomad rig

Bagging a bargain

Consumers in the market for a caravan or motorhome can be forgiven for feeling somewhat bewildered by the mind-boggling array of rigs that are now on offer. Happily for the indecisive amongst us, the choice is narrowed down by the...

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Grey Nomad Characters

Brian, grey nomad, character of the road


Brian, 65, has imported his dream rig –  a mansion on the road – from the USA, and the extremely big adventures have begun. What is your rig? 1989 Foretravel, Grand Villa motorhome. It’s 36’, 10 ton and has a...

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