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. 

Last updated on 6th April 2021




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.

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. 

@ Hiscoes Gym on Every Thursday

Work up a sweat at this 80s-themed exercise class where big hairstyles, bright legwarmers and tight Lycra reign supreme. Sessions start at just $17 and will see you and your pals toning up to the likes of David Bowie, Whitney Houston and Prince. 

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.