Having a Great, Budget New Years Eve in Sydney

New years eve is a great time to live it up and party with friends. Many people think that they need to spend hundreds of dollars in order to have a great new years eve, but this is just not true. Whether you are staying in one of the best Backpackers Sydney has to offer, or are just needing to budget a little more this time of year, we’ve got some great suggestions for livin’ it up on new years eve, without it costing you a fortune:

Free Entertainment is Everywhere

The city of Sydney is well known for it’s spectacular fireworks displays which are scheduled throughout the night. Sydney hosts her very own party, through the streets of the city, so you don’t need to worry about finding a venue to go to for the night if you don’t have the money to spend. With the right people with you, you can have the best new years eve ever, with the most spectacular entertainment that’s completely free!

Backpacker Special Offers

Backpackers can always expect a number of great special offers for all of the important days/nights of the year, and new years eve is no exception. From backpacker new years party cruises to specials on dinner and drinks packages, it’s just a matter of asking around and getting to know the best places that offer the right deals for you. Use your backpacker status for all it’s worth and it could save you hundreds!

Plan Ahead

One important thing to remember, no matter how you decide to spend your night, is to plan ahead. The best spots for viewing the Sydney fireworks fill up fast so making a day of it, by the water on new years eve is a great idea and will ensure you and your friends have the best vantage point to see the fireworks in Sydney.

You’ll want to make sure you have these things with you, if you do decide to make a day of it:

  • Sunscreen- you don’t want to ring in the new year looking like a lobster.
  • Water- you don’t want to dehydrate and have to go home sick because you didn’t have enough water during the day.
  • Comfortable shoes- You may be on your feet for a while. There’s no point in looking great in a pair of heels if you need the jaws of life to get them off at the end of the night.

For those of you who are on the look out for a backpacker new years eve event, it’s a good idea to buy your tickets as early as possible. Events sell out, especially the best and most value for money.

The best Sydney hostels will always have helpful staff, that will be more than happy to help you with suggestions for how to spend your new years eve. They should have some great ideas and be able to point you in the direction of the best events available too.