22 Things To Do in New South Wales  under $22

While you’ll have to splash some cash on rides, Sydney’s Luna Park is free entry! And you don’t have to fork out more than $22 to have fun!

Visit Luna Park

Admission Cost: Free

In the middle of Wollongong, you’ll find the largest Buddist Temple in the Southern Hemisphere. Nan Tien Temple is an incredible cultural experience.

Experience Nan Tien Temple

Admission Cost: Free

So it’s not quite the Sydney Harbour Bridge climb, but you’ll get better views of it from here and pay a quarter of the price! 

Explore Pylon Lookout & Museum

Admission Cost: $19

For an affordable activity in Miranda, NSW head to Putt Planet – a unique, African-themed mini-golf centre.

Have a Swing at Putt Planet

Admission Cost: $18 

Be the envy of everyone by bringing a blanket and pre-packed picnic basket to Lincoln’s Rock near Blue Mountains.

Enjoy A Picnic on Lincolns Rock

Admission Cost: free

From clay-work to climate conversations, modern inventions to honey workshops – there are ever-changing galleries and exhibitions at the Powerhouse 

Wander through Powerhouse Museum

Admission Cost: free 

Burwood Chinatown is a cool new precinct in Sydney’s inner west showcasing delicious and authentic Asian street food and culture! 

Dine at Burwood Chinatown

Admission Cost: free

Messina has become a particular cult phenomenon due to their range of flavours and proximity to the waterfront. 

Treat yourself to Ice Cream at Circular Quay

Admission Cost: free 

Hidden in Bankstown is a massive, fun-filled warehouse called Entertainment Park! There are so many fun options under $22 per person. 

Spend an Hour at Entertainment Park

Admission Cost: from $4 

Soak up the incredible ocean views of Sydney while bonding with your crew at Clovelly Bowling & Recreation Club!  

Barefoot Bowl by The Beach

Admission Cost:  $20

Grab a seat outside, soak up the glorious sunshine and sample some of their famous craft beers alongside a share plate.  

Stop For Tasting at Stone & Wood Brewery 

Admission Cost:  N/A 

Head to Centennial Park Cycles, who will hire a bike out for just $15. 

Hire a bike at Centennial Park

Hire cost  :   $15-$20 

Cooee Art in Bondi and Redfern hold incredible artwork and exhibitions curated by emerging and established Aboriginal artists.  

Visit the Oldest Aboriginal Fine Art Gallery in Sydney

Admission Cost:  Free

They host a traditional market from Wednesday to Sunday that will please both the browser and the bargain hunter! 

Stroll through the famous Paddy’s Market

Admission Cost: Free

For an affordable and easy way to entertain the kids ahead of a long road trip, take them to Sydney’s Pupperteria Theatre!  

Take the kids to Puppeteria Theatre

Admission Cost:  $15 

On a warm New South Wales Day, there aren’t many better ways to spend it than in one of the state’s many natural baths. 

Have an Ocean Bath in the Entrance

Admission Cost: Free

Enter a wonderland of colour and history at the Art Gallery of New South Wales , where you will find a collection of breathtaking historical and contemporary art. 

Explore Art Gallery of New South Wale

Admission Cost: Free (some limited exhibitions might have a fee)

Just an hour drive from Sydney and you’re in one of Lonely Planet’s top-rated family-friendly adventures in the world! 

Make Friends with Wildlife at Walkabout Park

Admission Cost: Prices Vary 

This welcoming space in the city is a hub of activity, with fun recreational things available all around, suitable for all ages! 

Have A Day Out at Darling Quarter

Admission Cost: Free 

Do something unexpected and spend the day at an ice skating rink! Head to Macquarie Ice Rink during the week between 11:30 am – 1:00 pm and you’ll pay a flat rate of $20 for a session! 

Go Iceskating

Admission Cost: $20 

Bondi Beach has to be Australia’s most famous beach – it also happens to be where famous people love to hang out!  

Do Some Celebrity Spotting at Bondi Beach 

Admission Cost: Free 

One of the most scenic botanic gardens in the world lies in the heart of Sydney – The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney is truly EPIC. 

Smell roses at Royal Botanic Garden

Admission Cost: $20