GaysTryst Review


Let's review GaysTryst gay dating for men and see if this app is growing in popularity for all things gay dates, hookups and networking in Australia.

5 Facts about GaysTryst

  • Over 580,000 gay men visit the site from around the globe every month.
  • Has an optional Safe Mode feature to make gay dating safer.
  • Provides instant matches on registration.
  • Primarily used by gay guys looking for casual dates.
  • Popular in the UK, US, Japan, Germany and Spain.

About GaysTryst

GaysTryst is one of many dating sites owned by Together Networks Holdings Ltd. You'll find the business based in the British Virgin Islands and can get in touch with any queries at [email protected].

The site is relatively new in Australia, hence the relatively small user base. Still, with over a million worldwide members, it is likely to continue to grow in popularity.

Who Uses GaysTryst?

In Australia, there are only 15,000 gay men on GaysTryst. Still, this dating site is growing in popularity, and of those users, you will find 4,500 logins every week.

All of the GaysTryst dating users are gay men, and there are also visitors from the US and UK. While the site is open to all age groups, and you'll find guys here from all walks of life, the most popular age group is 25-34.

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How to Register at GaysTryst?

Creating a new dating account at GaysTryst is very simple. The registration page only requires:

  • Email address
  • Password
  • Age
  • Location

Once you have submitted that information, an email will be sent to the provided address. You can either click on the link to verify your account or copy and paste the four-digit code into the online login screen.

After that, you're good to go! Pop up screens prompt you to fill in some information and upload a profile photo, but you can skip each of the stages and move straight onto your home page.

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GaysTryst is very simple to use, and you don't need to spend much time on the site until you have got to grips with where all the functions are! There isn't a downloadable app, but all of the features work fine on any mobile, and there is a mobile optimised website available.

Profile creation

Setting up your profile is simple. None of the fields, including the profile photo, are mandatory. Our review found that some members choose to leave their profiles blank, although most include a reasonable amount of information.

Fields include:

  • Hair colour
  • Body type
  • Ethnicity
  • Looking For
  • Lifestyle questions (smoking, tattoos, drinking etc.).
Searching and Matchmaking

The search functions are simple but effective. Unless you are a premium user, you can search by:

  • Tribe (e.g. clean-cut, jock, bear).
  • Age minimum and maximum.
  • Location plus or minus a set distance.
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Sending messages on GaysTryst is a premium feature, but you can send out winks and add other users to your list of favourites.

Another messaging option is to use the Like Gallery swipe game and start a private messaging conversation if you mind a mutual match!

Pros and Cons
Pros include:
  • Free registration.
  • Safe Mode options for extra security.
  • The low-cost trial memberships.
  • 100% dedicated gay male dating.
Cons include:
  • The free features are basic.
  • There are some spammers and fake profiles.
  • The membership base isn't huge.
  • Instead of an app, there is a mobile-friendly website version.
Pricing Plans

There is a one-day trial on GaysTryst for $1.69 a day, or you can choose a more extended subscription period:

One month
$31.49 total
Three months
$62.97 total
Six months
$89.94 total
Free Services
As a new free member, our advice would be to explore the site before deciding if it's the right place to upgrade. You can use the basic search features, see other profile information, play the Like Gallery game and send winks to other users.
Paid Services
The premium features on GaysTryst include:
  • Access to full-size photos and Looking For profile information.
  • Enhanced customer support functions.
  • Unlimited chats and the ability to send photos and videos in private conversations.
  • Extended search parameters.
Payment Methods

Payments for a GaysTryst hookup membership are through credit or debit card. The transactions show on your statement from '', so won't disclose that you are using gay dating sites.

Experts Conclusion

GaysTryst is a great dating site for gay men who know what sort of partner they want to meet and are keen to find dates, sex hookups or casual relationships.

The interface is clean and easy to use, and while the basic search features are a little simple, it's doubtless one of the least complicated sites dedicated to gay guys!


We'll run through some of the most popular questions about a GaysTryst dating membership!

Can I Get a Free Three-Day GaysTryst Dating Membership?

If you aren't happy with your GaysTryst membership, you can claim three days of free premium membership through the Satisfaction Guarantee programme.

How Long Does it Take for a GaysTryst Account to be Approved?

There isn't any long approval process, as you'll find on many other gay dating sites. The app will send you a verification email, and you can either copy and paste the four-digit code into the login screen or click the verification link, and your account is live!

Are There Rules About Photo Uploads on GaysTryst?

Yes, there are a few guidelines to follow. Photos can't contain any other people, must be yours, cannot be photoshopped and cannot include any private contact details.

Debbie Rivers
Debbie Rivers
Internationally Accredited Relationship Coach
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