Sydney is hands down one of the best cities in the world for touring. Unfortunately, this amazingly cosmopolitan city can be quite expensive for some. However, budget travellers can still enjoy a visit to Sydney. The trick is to know where to go. Here are some tips that will help you enjoy Sydney without losing all your savings:
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Cheap Meals Available at Foodie Markets
Eating at a restaurant Sydney can be expensive. You could easily deplete your budget by only eating at restaurants. However, there are plenty of cheaper options to enjoy the mouth-wateringly diverse cuisine this city offers. For starters, The Rocks are in Sydney holds a foodie market every Friday. You can enjoy all sorts of delicious cuisine here, from traditional Aussie meat pies to exotic Turkish kebabs. A full meal can cost around $5. It’s a good option to add to your where to east list. Also, immigrant areas of the city also have small eateries that won’t cost as much as the high-end restaurants.
Tour Royal Botanical Gardens for Free
Behind Sydney’s iconic Opera House is the lush Royal Botanical Gardens. The price of admission to this stunning place is zero. You can visit the gardens for free and take a stroll, have a picnic, read a book or jog. All the while you will get to enjoy soothing, verdant scenery in the middle of the city. These gardens, in fact, are one of Sydney’s most prominent attractions.
Walk Along the Beach from Bondi to Coogee
Walking doesn’t cost any money. You can have great fun taking the breathtaking coastal walk from Bondi to Coogee. There are no entrance fees being charged here. You can sunbathe on the beach for free too. Though there will be certain amazing activity like kite surfing on offer, these things can be quite expensive. The coastal walk therefore is one of the best free ways to enjoy the gorgeous scenery of coastal Sydney.
Take the Harbour Bridge Walk
After the Opera House, the Harbour Bridge is one of the most iconic attractions in the city. It’s, in fact, one of the most visited attractions as well. The Harbour Bridge climb is a tourist favourite, but you will have to spend a pretty penny on that. If you are too low on funds, you can still enjoy the activity by walking across the bridge. This does not cost anything. The jaw-dropping scenery would be the same. If you are willing to spend about $11, you can climb to the Pylon Lookout to enjoy a panoramic view of the harbour below. Pylon also has a small museum detailing the history of the bridge and the gripping story about how it was built.
Last but not least, you can also tour the many art galleries in the city. Sydney is emerging as a top destination for art lovers thanks to the thriving local art scene. If you like traditional forms of art as well as hip and modern takes, there are plenty of galleries to visit for either free or a small price.