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Fun Things To Do In Sydney
From Bondi's blue seascapes to the buzzing streets of the CBD, our gorgeous city is packed full of cool and quirky ways to fill the weekends. Whether you're in the market for an afternoon of gin distilling, are looking to reach new heights with a tour of Harbour Bridge or are keen to kick your weekend antics off with a boozy brunch, there's plenty going on. Need inspo for a quirky date night or weekend with friends? Check out our pick of fun things to do in Sydney here.
Stuck for things to do this weekend in Sydney? Goros is a guaranteed winner. Styled like a Tokyo dive bar, the late night haunt is decked out with private karaoke booths, pool tables and vintage arcade games. Tuck into spicy fried chicken and juicy gyoza before turning your attention to their drinks menu, which includes the notoriously potent sake banger bomb.
On our list of fun things to do near Sydney Harbour, climbing the area's most famous bridge comes out top. The perfect activity for adrenaline junkies, the once in a lifetime experience will see you scaling Sydney Harbour Bridge, taking in the incredible views of the city and even stopping for a bite to eat once you reach the top.
Perfect for those looking to indulge in a bit of big kid fun, Holey Moley is one of Sydney's best date night spots. The 27-hole golf course will see you putting your way through rooms themed on everything from Vincent Van Gogh to The Ring. Once you've hit your hole in one? You'll be able to fill up on colourful cocktails and American-style food in The Caddyshack bar.
Perfect for a quirky birthday party or boozy hens celebration, Archie Rose offers a selection of experiences, from distillery tours to gin making sessions. Tickets start at $30 per person and include all the equipment and ingredients needed to create your very own spirit, with plenty of expert guidance along the way.
Looking to blow off some steam? Whether you're recovering from a breakup, are feeling stressed out at work or are just looking for a quirky date idea, MANIAX Axe Throwing is sure to fit the bill. Enjoy a speedy 45-minute session of steel spinning or opt for the Medieval Munchies package, which includes two hours of target practice followed by a sharing board feast of epic proportions.
One of the quirkiest classes in Sydney, this burlesque workshop will teach you all you need to know about the world of feather dancing and booty-shaking. The weekly schedule includes special sessions dedicated to specific types of performance, suitable for all fitness levels.
The Wanderer's Beer Tasting & Retro Games Day is one of our top picks of things to do on a Thursday in Sydney. Head to the Surry Hills spot to spend your evening enjoying a dose of nostalgia with their selection of old school games; from Mario Kart to Jenga and Super Smash Bros, all while sampling the fine range of real ales, largers and craft beers on offer.
One of Sydney's Best Wednesday trivia nights, Forrester's weekly offering will see you and your pals teaming up for a loud and lairy evening of quizzing. Prizes include mega bar tabs and jugs of beer, and teams can also make the most of discounted drinks all night long, with wine starting at just $5 a glass.
The ultimate weekend hangout, Archie Brothers Cirque Electrqiue combines retro arcade games with dodgem cars, VR experiences and ten-pin bowling. Head here before 8pm if you're looking for things to do in Sydney with kids, or swing by later in the evening if you're keen for some adult-only fun.
If you're wondering what fun things to do in Sydney's CBD, why not check out Bopp & Tone's Soul Saturday events? Take place every week, the daytime bash will see you and your pals chowing down on a six-course feast washed down with two hours of endless drinks and set to a backdrop of live music.
When it comes to fun things to do in the city, The Imperial Hotel is a pretty good place to start. The iconic Erskineville venue plays host to a roster of events throughout the week, including the much-loved Drag N' Dine show. Swing by to watch some of the city's fiercest queens do their thing on stage every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday night.
Located just out of the city in the buzzy neighbourhood of Newtown, Young Henrys brewhouse and tasting bar is a must-visit for fans of craft beer. Swing by to go behind the scenes and learn all about the brewing process, before trying out a selection of sips for yourself.
One of the most popular boozy brunches in Sydney, Chin Chin's Yum Cha bashes promise to kick off the weekend in style. Taking place every Saturday from 11am, the special lunchtime menu includes crispy duck pancakes, stir fry lobster tails and chive dumplings, washed down with a selection of fruity cocktails.