Cheap Things To Do In Sydney
While this city can often feel like an epic money pit that you're pouring all your hard-earned dollars into, there are ways of having your fun without having to pay through the nose. Whether you're travelling through on a budget or your rent has got you scrimping for savings, our guide is bursting full of fun ideas for cheap and free things to do in Sydney.
For a cheap date night in the city, Archie Brothers Cirque Electriq is the place to head. The circus-themed bar is a wonderland of big kid fun, boasting bowling alleys, dodgem cars and a VR experience room. Better yet? Arcade games start at just $2 a go, meaning an evening spent here doesn't have to break the bank.
The Wanderer's Beer Tasting & Retro Games Day is one of our top picks for things to do in Syndey when it's raining. The casual bar welcomes in punters every Wednesday for an afternoon of playing Mario Kart and Jenga while sampling their huge selection of local ales, with free entry for all.
Forrester's Weekly Comedy Night is a great free event in Sydney, bringing together some of the city's hottest stand-up talents together for a night of non-stop LOLs. Line your stomach before the show in the Phylli's dining room, where steaks start at just $10.
Looking for free things to do in the city? Why not cool off from the summer sun by diving into one of Sydney's gorgeous public swimming pools. From oceanfront oases to parkland retreats, these crystal clear watering holes are perfect for a day of rest and relaxation.
Holey Moley is the quirky mini-golf course with some serious attitude, think colourful balls, novelty outfits and sets themed on everything from The Simpsons to Vincent Van Gogh. The 9-hole course here can be played for less than $20 a person, making a great idea for a cheap day out in Sydney.
Taking place every Tuesday at The Royal Hotel Paddington, this free Sydney trivia night will see you testing your general knowledge. With $200-worth of vouchers to be won, it will be up to you and your pals to put your brains together and get quizzical, with seasonal cocktails and craft beer to keep you well hydrated throughout.