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Pick up a paddle Sydney’s nightlife can take a toll on your body and after a few bad hangovers, you might be ready to experience another side of the city. Apart from being great exercise, kayaking around Sydney Harbour is one of the best ways to experience the isolated bushland and pristine coves that are [...]
If you think the cost of a night out at the theatre is steeper than Mount Everest, think again. At The Old Fitzroy Hotel you can get their famous ‘beer, laksa and a show’ ticket for only $35. And on ‘cheap Tuesdays’ you can get the same amazing deal for a miniscule $25. The Old Fitz is a cosy timber-and-brick pub with a roaring fire (in winter) and over a dozen beers to choose from.
If you think that seeing behind the scenes of a theatre company might ‘ruin the magic’, think again. The Sydney Theatre Company (STC), scenically located at The Wharf in Walsh Bay, is one of Australia’s top cultural institutions, and its backstage tours at $8 a pop are popular with aspiring young actors and theatre devotees alike.
Lawn bowls is a cult pastime in Sydney. But while the older set might still wear whites and bowling shoes, the younger generation has eschewed the rules and regulations, and replaced them with beers and boardies.
Sydney is all about harbour views – real estate prices shoot up as soon as you can see an inch of water from your toilet window, and tourists pay dearly for the privilege of waking up to a sparkling vista. But finally there’s a cheap place to stay in Sydney that still has unbeatable views of the harbour.