Gay bars, clubs, saunas and events in Sydney

Gay bars and cafes

Bank Hotel
324 King St, 2042, Newtown Map
Beautiful Newtown venue, frequented by students, artists and the hip and young.
mon-wed 11:00–01:00, thu 11:00–02:00, fri 11:00–04:00, sat 11:00–03:00, sun 11:00–00:00
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logo Stonewall HotelStonewall Hotel
175, Oxford Street, 2010, Sydney Map
Stonewall Hotel is Sydney's No 1. Gay & Lesbian venue. Entertainment 7 days a week featuring Sydney's Finest DJs, drag performances and male dancers.
mon-sun 12:00–02:30
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The Colombian
117-123, Oxford Street, 2010, Sydney Map
Two floors of gay pleasure. The scenery is self-described as chic in South American style. [...]
mon-sun 09:00–06:00
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logo The Oxford HotelThe Oxford Hotel
134, Oxford Street, 2010, Darlinghurst Map
Upon entering the main bar on the ground floor, you are claimed by a Los Angeles industrial warehouse space, with fantastic volumes and thumping tunes. [...]
mon-sun 10:00–03:00
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16, Flinders Street, 2010, Darlinghurst Map
One of the largest clubs in Sydney, catering for the Gay and Lesbian community. Loacted in the hub of Sydney nightlife, Taylor Square.
thu 22:00–03:30, fri-sat 21:00–05:00, sun 22:30–03:30
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Palms on Oxford
124 Oxford Street , 2010, Darlinghurst Map
Palms is the place that nobody admits to going to because of its uncool status, but every Friday and Saturday night the club is full. [...]
thu 20:00–00:00, fri-sat 20:00–03:00, sun 20:00–00:00
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The Imperial Hotel
35 Erskineville Road, 2043, Erskineville Map
The Imperial re-opened on Saturday 4th September 2010 after very lenghty renovations. [...]
mon-thu 16:00–00:00, fri-sat 11:30–03:00, sun 11:30–00:00
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Gay sauna

10, Taylor Street, 2010, Darlinghurst Map
With 4 floors of steamy adventure to explore, Bodyline is Sydney’s most popular bathhouse for gay and bisexual men. [...]
mon-wed 12:00–07:00, thu 12:00–00:00, fri-sun 24h
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City Steam
357, Sussex Street, 2000, Sydney Map
Sydney City Steam, or 357 as they call themselves, is easily Australia's busiest Sauna Bathhouse, serving 2500 guys a week. [...]
mon-thu 10:00–06:00, fri-sun 24h
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Cruise bars and clubs

17 Bridge Street, Rydalmere , 2116, Rydalmere Map
Restricted cruise club catering for all people regardless of sexual preference.Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday MEN ONLY
mon-sun 24h
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81 Oxford st, 2010, Darlinghurst Map
Mens cruise club with 30 rooms in all, some large with mirrors or slings, others are small Glory hole booths. [...]
mon-wed 11:00–03:00, thu 11:00– late, fri-sun 24h
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logo Trade ClubTrade Club
273 Crown St, 2010, Surry Hills Map
Trade Club is a Cruise Club for men. Cruise Clubs offer a wide range of sexual activities with playrooms, places for public and private sex, with sling rooms, cubicles, lounge areas and refreshment facilities. [...]
wed-thu 19:00–06:00, fri 17:00–10:00, sat 19:00–00:00, sun 24h
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Outdoor beaches, parks

Lady Jane Beach
Watsons Bay Map
This popular nudist beach is situated on Sydney Harbour and is one of the most accessible nudist beaches in the city. [...]
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Obelisk Beach
Mosman Map
Obelisk Beach is a favourite of the gay and lesbian sun-lover, Obelisk Beach is on the southern side of the National Park area of Middle Head. [...]
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The Pleasure Chest
705 George St, Haymarket, Sydney Map
Adult store - toys, dvds, condoms, etc; private dvd rooms, $2 booths (with glory holes), and cruise lounge.
mon-sun 24h
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Gay events

Harbour Party - Fleet Steps, Mrs Macquaries Point
Royal Botanic Gardens, 2000, Sydney Map
The jewel of Sydney's party calendar returns! Set beside stunning Sydney Harbour at sunset, Harbour ’13 is one of the most unique and beautiful parties in the world. [...]
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Mardi Gras Fair Day - Victoria Park
off Broadway, Camperdown Map
Sydney’s big gay day in the park. Live entertainment, delicious food, a drink, a dance and a browse of the stalls is what Fair Day is all about. [...]
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logo Mardi Gras ParadeMardi Gras Parade - Sydney
The Parade route begins at Hyde Park, travels up Oxford St and ends at Moore Park Road. Map
Mardi Gras Parade has grown to become a major cultural event and its appeal stretches well beyond Sydney's gay community and its close supporters. [...]
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Sydney Mardi Gras - various locations
Sydney Mardi Gras is one of the biggest and most popular gay events in the world. [...]
14 Feb - 1  Mar 2020
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