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Address: Corner Rawson Place & Rawson Lane, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Phone Number: 61 (0)2 9212 4244
3:00 pm - 3:00 am
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Sun - Sat 3:00 pm - 3:00 am

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Hermit Crab Racing!

Went to see the hermit crab races with some friends. The place was packed with people. A ton of tourists! Great vibes:) Good music and everyone seemed to enjoy the dancing. The... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 13, 2016
New Jersey
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Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I first visited Scubar for hermit crab racing in August and have not missed a Monday night since. It is a backpackers paradise, but plenty of locals can be found here too. Reasonably priced drinks and the most friendly laid back staff ever. I haven't found a better night out experience in Sydney yet.

Thank ptvusa
New Jersey
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31 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

Went to see the hermit crab races with some friends. The place was packed with people. A ton of tourists! Great vibes:) Good music and everyone seemed to enjoy the dancing. The crab racing was funny but a bit anticlimactic. It's a cool place to check out for some late night fun on a random night

Thank hadasawitty
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4 attraction reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 20, 2016

I was in Sydney with my boyfriend for a couple of days and we met my friend at ScuBar for a night out. Overall, it was your normal backpacker bar, drunk people all around, I got quite a few drinks spilled on me and even a couple of hits to the head from crazy dancers. My friend, boyfriend and I... More 

Thank Megan N
Chennai (Madras), India
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61 reviews
30 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2016

Scubar is located right next to Sydney Central YHA backpackers hostel where i stayed for a few weeks during my official trip to Sydney. So i have It is a nice and cheap place to party. The crowd is quite good and mostly consisted of young backpackers.

Thank ashoksasidharan
Pune, India
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79 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 19, 2016 via mobile

My overall exp was v nice although the place is more of students and bag packers and was expected to be rowdy but it was rather friendly ... I met a few people danced together. There was some incident in all of 3+ hours I was there but honestly before I even knew what happened club security had removed the... More 

Thank KrishRagh
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34 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 22, 2016

Located in backpacker district, this bar seems to be very popular (went on a Monday night), and packed with ppl in their early 20s. Music is mostly 90s pop. Ppl seem to enjoy themselves, though it's the usual 1/3 girls, 2/3s boys setting.

Thank Mayo17
New York City, New York
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

This is literally the best bar ever for backpackers/people in their early 20s. On Monday nights there is crab racing which is an absolute blast and where you can win great prizes. Such a fun place!!!!

Thank ilikelamp3
Rayleigh, United Kingdom
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378 reviews
169 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Small venue but reasonable drink deals and prices. Music wasn't too bad either. Backpacker friendly bar just like Sidebar round the corner.

Thank darrylgreen
Essex, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 2015 via mobile

ScuBar is a great place for backpackers. The staff are friendly, drinks are reasonably priced, you can choose your own music and there's a pool table :) The only negative is that the toilets smelt revolting!

Thank WorldOfWeena
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 16, 2015 via mobile

We regularly came here on Monday nights which seemed to be the main back packer night, and what a night it was. Drinks were discounted up to a certain time (jugs of snake bite) the place can get a bit rammed. So get there early!!

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