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My Detour™ - Day Tours

#41 of 420 Tours in Sydney
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Our Detours. Sharing Sydney’s untold stories. Since launching in 2008 with little more than a 1964 vintage Holden, our approach to tourism has always been offbeat. Today, as a family-run cultural tourism enterprise, we pride ourselves in offering...more
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Sydney, New South Wales 2016, Australia
+61 408 508 508
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Forget the 'hop on hop off' bus. Ignore the group city tour. To be honest, Sydney isn't the sort of city that has that much to see as part of the standard tourist offerings. What Richard and My Detour do is get under the skin...More

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Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Michael B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

John picked us up at our hotel for a half day private tour of Sydney in the classic car pictured. He made the trip memorable and showed us all the major beaches and other important spots. His car made quite a hit when he pulled...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

We where in Sydney for a long weekend with our children and my parents (the boys grandparents) we booked a half day trip on a beautiful Sydney Saturday , they where picked up from the hotel front door and spent a fantastic 4 hours cruising...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 September 2018

This tour was a highlight during our visit to Sydney. Richard took us to visit those areas of Sydney that were not the typical "tourist spots". This allowed us to to see and better understand how the locals live and work in Sydney. We highly...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 24 July 2018

My husband and I received a tour from Richard through My Detour and it was wonderful, a true highlight of our 14 day honeymoon to Australia. From the moment he picked us up he was friendly and knowledgeable. He opened the doors for us (the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Richard G, Owner at My Detour™ - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Thank you so much for your review. It's been an absolute pleasure to take you on a Detour! Kind regards, Richard

Reviewed 2 June 2018

We've traveled all over the world and have come to learn how much we enjoy spending time with locals to some insights into the place we are in. Richard did just this! We started off the day by asking what we had done in Sydney...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Richard G, Owner at My Detour™ - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Many many thanks for taking the time to review your tour with us! I am very pleased to hear I am your family's favorite travel guide! While I hope not to lose this special "title", I wish you many many more fun adventures discovering the...More

Reviewed 24 May 2018

Our driver Jon Brian distinguished himself with his knowledge of Sydney and his appreciation for Australian history, both European and Indigenous. The highlight for my wife and me was when we visited the home of his friend Richard (and his young daughter Eleanor). Among the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Mike C
Richard G, Owner at My Detour™ - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2018

Thank you so much for your review. It means a lot to us. We appreciate every word you use to review your experience with Jon. We'd love to see you again down under. Please get in touch with us should you come back to Australia....More

Reviewed 18 April 2018

On a recent trip to Australia, I had the pleasure to begin my journey with a day tour by Richard Graham. This was an extraordinary overview of Sydney! The funky car was fun, with lots of positive smiles and waves during the trip. This is...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Richard G, Owner at My Detour™ - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such detailed review. I really appreciate it! I look forward to meeting with you again when you come back down under :) Warm regards, Richard

Reviewed 25 March 2018

The first thing Richard did was to ask us what our interests were. He then created our tour based on our interests. We wanted to see Sydney neighborhoods and we got a tour in which we saw and learned the history of a wide variety...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Larry A
Richard G, Owner at My Detour™ - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Thank you so much for writing your review. I am glad I could personalise your Sydney Detour to your interests and to what you really wanted to experience in Sydney. Please get in contact with us should you ever come back to Sydney. Warm regards,...More

Reviewed 21 March 2018

This tour was picked for us by our travel agent, I was sceptical but went along with it. I am very glad I did! We did a few other tours while in Sydney but this tour was hands down the best. Richard was fun, quirky,...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Richard G, Owner at My Detour™ - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Thank you so much for your wonderful review! Very insightful which undeniably help My Detour grow and get better! Warm regards, Richard

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