The Best Free Things To Do In Your City This Summer
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Summer is here, which means it's time to get up and out and about to enjoy Australia's stellar weather.
...But what if the party season has left you skint?
We're here to prove you can have a killer summer without spending your entire paycheck...no matter which city you live in.
Seeing the best Sydney has to offer this summer doesn't have to cost you an arm and a leg.
If you're in the mood for a bit of culture take a street art tour, get artsy at the MCA, Art Gallery of NSW and Carriageworks or find hidden treasures at Glebe, Rozelle, Kirribilli, Surry Hills and Paddington Markets.
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It might be called Brisvegas, but Queensland's capital city is perfect for a thrifty summer.
...be it outdoors with a dip in Australia's only inner-city, man-made beach, Streets Beach, gazing at the sunset over Mt. Coot-tha, or getting your beach bod ready with a free outdoor fitness class at Brisbane's Southbank.
Or perhaps with some live music at City Sounds, an art-filled tour through the QAGOMA, a dance lesson at Soul'sa, a few lols at Brisbane Powerhouse's comedy night, or every foodie's dream, the Wonderland Food Markets.
Spend less and enjoy more at South Australia's cosmopolitan coastal capital this summer.
Be at one with ~mother nature~ in the Botanic Gardens, visit the Art Gallery of South Australia, check out the South Australia Museum, go for a free bike ride, chase waterfalls at Waterfall Gully, or be a beach bum at Glenelg.
With more culture than you can poke a stick at, Melbourne is brimming with fun, free activities this summer.
Cycle the city with Melbourne Bike Share, find the best rooftop view at Swanston Street's Rooftop Cinema and Bar or Madame Brussels, picnic in the Royal Botanic Gardens, take a stroll down St. Kilda beach, or check out the city's many markets, from the Queen Victoria Market to Camberwell Market, and the Slow Food Farmer's Market at Abbotsford Convent.
With soaring temperatures, Western Australia's capital city is an affordable must-do this summer.
If you're feeling less adventurous, find a little zen with free meditation classes, picnic at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, or enjoy free art, city gardens, food stalls and an alfresco bar at the Perth Cultural Centre.
With ~stunning~ scenery, culture and art, Hobart is Tassie's best kept summer secret.
Discover the city on a free ARTBIKE, get edgy at MONA, explore the Salamanca Markets, enjoy an eclectic groove driven band at Rektango, catch a film at Wrest Point Casino, or check out open mic night at The Duke.
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With incredible sunsets, native Aussie wildlife and stunning sights, it doesn't cost much to enjoy Darwin this summer.
Who said summer had to be expensive?