The biggest little city in Australia, the capital city of Canberra has a reputation for being the centre of public administration and government but also for letting its hair down come sunset.
There are plenty of pickup bars and clubs in Canberra where you can hook up for a one-night stand, without paying for the pleasure. You just need to know where to look.
Fortunately, we’ve come up with a quick guide to some of the hot spots in the city as well as a few ideas which might help you get lucky with a casual encounter in Canberra.
Finding No Strings Fun and Casual Encounters in Canberra
Just remember, we can lead a horse to water but we can’t make it drink so you’d best brush up on those pick-up lines!
Let’s start with the most obvious choice for a one night stand in the ACT: its many bars, watering holes and clubs.
Canberra Bars and Clubs
Heading out for the evening and looking to pull?
Here are some interesting ‘pick-up bars’ in Canberra:
The Secret Speak Easy: Molly
35-37 London Circuit, Canberra ACT 2601
With a secretive feel to the website, this jazz speak easy is a popular haunt for cougars in Canberra and is open until 2am, Monday through Saturday. It’s situated in an old underground bank vault and is shrouded in mystery making it an ideal location to drop in on your evening out.
More info: http://www.molly.net.au
Mooseheads Pub and Nightclub
105 London Circuit, Canberra City ACT 2601
One of Canberra’s most state of the art nightclubs the women here are generally younger and more hyper. There is a wide range of beers, cocktails and wines plus plenty of good vantage points to check out the action. It’s a loud party atmosphere so be prepared to speak up or let your moves on the dancefloor do the talking.
More info: http://mooseheads.com.au/
Sydney Building, 32 Northbourne Avenue, Canberra City
This more sedate bar is spread over two floors and specialises in upmarket cocktails for a quiet and relaxed evening out. Open until late the Treehouse attracts professional women after work as well as groups of more mature women on a night out. It pays to spend a bit of time being a barfly to really get a handle on the crowd.
More info: http://www.treehousebar.com.au/
131 City Walk, Canberra ACT 2601
With live music and a reputation for being lively, King O’Malleys is Canberra’s biggest and best Irish bar. The place is always busy at the weekends with tourists and a few locals so there are plenty of opportunities to practice your best pulling power.
Canberra One Night Stands: Useful Websites
There are plenty of ladies who are advertising online for one night stands.
Some of these women will be professional prostitutes whilst others may well be students, singles or just women looking for some fun.
As with all contact made via personals ads, we would advise that you agree in advance what you are looking for. If there is a cost involved, then you should be aware that you are paying for sex and not just ‘hooking up’ for a one-night stand.
When in doubt, you can always rely on Craigslist for a quick pull.
Craigslist has a Casual Encounters portal for Canberra which is usually pretty busy with ads, both W4M and M4W.
The website renowned for bringing people ‘closer together’ has listings in every major Australian city.
Just look for casual encounters and you can be sure to get the hook-up you need. Be aware that some professional sex workers also use these listings so make sure you are on to a real deal before you commit.
This Australian website provides personal listings in Canberra just like Craigslist but generally fewer. It is worth checking out by typing in casual encounters or one night stands to see who is advertising in the area.
Backpage is an adult listings directory which has many escort and sex workers listing in it but there are sometimes a couple of students or bored housewives in amongst the paid entertainment so its worth looking at.
No Strings Apps
Tired of the Canberra classifieds?
You could also look at using the Tinder App on your smartphone which gives you instant access to casual hook-ups.
However, there is no guarantee of sex on what is technically a dating app, and there are some horror stories of people being recognised once on the app which would make your toes curl.
Again, if you are looking for something more anonymous, then this might not be for you!
While Tinder has some plausible deniability in the “I wasn’t cruising for sex” stakes, Adult MatchMaker certainly does not.
It is the largest Aussie hookup site, with thousands of singles looking to meet up for sex. There are a mix of singles, cheating spouses and the occasional escort.
Well worth a look if you are seeking casual sex without blowing a big old chunk of cash on a hooker…
Similar to Adult MatchMaker but bigger, more famous, and stacked with many more millions of profiles.
AFF has established a notorious reputation as one of the casual encounter portals that is so effective that it has destroyed enough marriages to merit ‘ethical discussion’.
Premium membership is required for full access, but it remains one of the best hookup sites on the web:
How do you find no strings fun in Canberra? Any websites that you rely on for one night stands around the ACT?
Let us know your reviews and experiences in the comments below.