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Cheap things to do in Sydney

No money? No problem! We've pinched our pennies to bring you the ultimate guide on how to survive Sydney on a budget

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Sydney isn't a cheap place to live or visit, but if you know where to look, you can get by in the city for a lot less than you'd think. We've got cheap meals for every day of the week, tips for getting your mitts on cheap theatre tix, op shops for bargain hunters and dating ideas for the tight of wallet

Experience Sydney on the cheap

Cheap meals in Sydney every night of the week
Restaurants

Cheap meals in Sydney every night of the week

25 things to do for under $25 in Sydney
Things to do

25 things to do for under $25 in Sydney

Free things to do in Sydney today
Things to do

Free things to do in Sydney today

Cheap hacks for fancy places
Restaurants

Cheap hacks for fancy places

Cheap movie tickets in Sydney
Film

Cheap movie tickets in Sydney

Four weekend getaways for under $400
Travel

Four weekend getaways for under $400

The best cheap eats in Sydney
Restaurants

The best cheap eats in Sydney

How to impress a Tinder date with nothing but a lobster
Things to do

How to impress a Tinder date with nothing but a lobster

Cheap theatre tickets in Sydney
Theatre

Cheap theatre tickets in Sydney

The best op shops in Sydney
Shopping

The best op shops in Sydney

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More fun on a budget

The best barbecue spots
Attractions

The best barbecue spots

The best walks in Sydney
Sport and fitness

The best walks in Sydney

The best waterfalls in NSW
Attractions

The best waterfalls in NSW

The best picnic spots in Sydney
Things to do

The best picnic spots in Sydney

Sydney beaches
Attractions

Sydney beaches

Snorkelling spots
Sport and fitness

Snorkelling spots

Outdoor gyms
Sport and fitness

Outdoor gyms

Playgrounds in Sydney
Kids

Playgrounds in Sydney