ICYMI, mini golf is no longer just reserved for 11 year old birthday parties and weekends away with your fam. It is now completely acceptable to incorporate putt putt into adulthood and sure, the addition of cocktails (in some cases) doesn’t hurt at all.
Copy and paste this link straight into your BFFs group chat, text it to your fam and forward it to your boss, because mini golf is here and thriving. Here are the best spots to play mini golf in Sydney
Newtown and Darlinghurst
There is so much intense putt-putt going on here that you’ll never want to leave. And you wanna know the best part? You don't have to because this joint is open till late every freakin’ night and they’re serving up banging eats and crazy cocktails. Whether you opt for their O.G. Newtown venue or their recently opened roaring 20s-themed flagship in Darlinghurst, you’re in for bucket loads of fun. Rally the squad and stock up on alllll of their cocktails before heading in for a spot of karaoke, then fuel up with super tasty burgers and pizzas so you can keep putting all night long.
When you think of what a mini golf course might be missing, you probably didn't think of an East African theme to tie it all together. Well, head down to Planet Putt and expect just that. This 18-hole indoor course takes you on an african adventure but (spoiler alert!) it’s right in the heart of Miranda. We’ll just add that this adventure will be full of boozy beverages and tonnes of fun, and that’s all you’ll ever need.
Designed to challenge even the biggest kids (us included), City Golf is Gordon’s outdoor mini golf course that just became the venue for every birthday party from here on in. This course is perf for a quick spot of weekend putting or your next work doo, with catering available so you only have to think about how you’re going to make the next trick shot. No pressure if you miss it, there are 18 holes over this course for you to do your best work.
Mega Mini Golf
Strap in for an afternoon of putting like never before because this American-themed joint is guaranteed to impress even the most seasoned mini golfer. Along your putting journey, you’re in for a surprise around every corner. Dive to the depths of the ocean and putt alongside a few whales, enter ancient Egypt and hit a few golf balls with Cleopatra and the mummies, then get ready for the wild west shoot off. Bring your A game folks, you’ll need every trick in the book to win a round at this putt-putt course.
Unreal Mini Golf
Rounding out this killer list of Sydney’s mini golf hot spots is this spot out in Penrith and TBH, the name says it all. Unreal Mini Golf is just that, 18 holes of amazeballs Hollywood-style special effects that will shock, surprise and thrill every single one of you. After your game, head to the arcade for hours of Pacman-filled fun and finish off with some Dippin Dots (the best form of ice cream you’ve ever had). Because, can you really call it mini golf if there isn't some amazing food or drinks waiting for you at the end? The answer is no.
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