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My Detour™ - Day Tours

97 reviews
#23 of 426 Tours in Sydney
About My Detour™ - Day Tours
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 authentic, thrilling and intimate insights into the city we love and call home. We want you to become a local in a day! With a Detour for everyone, we draw on imagination and community to weave captivating narratives and unforgettable experiences. Join us today and gain exclusive access to our local network of indigenous elders, contemporary artists, iconic buildings, world-class museums, rare artefacts and so much more. It’s time to come with us on the adventure of a lifetime! Berangere & Richard Graham Founders/Tour Guide Extraordinaires
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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

We weren't quite sure if this was something we actually wanted to do while planning our itinerary, but we're so glad our travel agent advised otherwise! Our private tour with Jon was perhaps the most exciting, personalized, and rewarding experience we had in Sydney. Jon...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Michael S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This tour was so much fun! The car, the guide, the sights, the stories - everything was low key and enjoyable. It gave a very "homey" feel to being a tourist, which does not happen often! Richard and his 1964 Holden provided an "off the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Richard G, Owner at My Detour™ - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you!!! I appreciate your feedback and I love the title! :) Best wishes, Richard

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It was very interesting and funny.John is a very nice guide.He knows many things about the history of Sydney.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Marion M
Richard G, Owner at My Detour™ - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks for your review! I am glad you enjoyed your tour with our knowledgeable tour guide! Best regards, Richard

Reviewed 18 December 2018

My husband and I did a private tour with Richard. This was such a fun and different tour - Richard drove us around and showed up beautiful sights other than the standard tourist attractions. He showed us around different parts of Sydney, took us to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Richard G, Owner at My Detour™ - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello! Thank you so much for taking the time to write such lovely review. I highly appreciate your feedback! Best regards, Richard

Reviewed 29 November 2018

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 14 November 2018

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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Richard G, Owner at My Detour™ - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! I am pleased to hear you enjoyed your tour with Jon! Best regards, Richard

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 4 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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Richard G, Owner at My Detour™ - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review! I appreciate your feedback! Best regards, Richard

Reviewed 23 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

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