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Rob's Tour

29 Hughes St, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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Didn't know where we were going...

As part of a workshop we were involved with we weren't told where we were going. Firstly I was... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2017
HoustonAnnie
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Adelaide, Australia
via mobile
Enlightening, memorable experience that will stay with you

Both sobering and enlightening, Rob's tour was a privilege to attend. The insights offered by both... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2015
Jane D
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Sydney
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25 May 2017
“Didn't know where we were going...”
1 Nov 2015
“Enlightening, memorable experience that will stay with you”
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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29 Hughes St, Sydney, New South Wales 2011, Australia
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Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

As part of a workshop we were involved with we weren't told where we were going. Firstly I was surprised that we were in Kings Cross and secondly was surprised when we found out we were in the Wayside Chapel as I'd never heard of...More

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Reviewed 2 November 2015

Both sobering and enlightening, Rob's tour was a privilege to attend. The insights offered by both Rob and Andrew made for some deeply felt, authentic and engaging conversations. It really opened the eyes of my teenage sons and I hope the experience stays with them...More

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Reviewed 21 October 2015

At the invitation of a family friend we jumped at the opportunity of being part of the tour conducted by Rob and Andrew. Having been to a corporate fundraiser the night before and a wedding the night after we reflected on the way back to...More

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Reviewed 22 September 2015

The Wayside Chapel is a local institution in The Kings Cross region and this year is the 50th year of this wonderful place. I was fortunate enough to do Rob's Tour which is organised through The Wayside Chapel, it gave an alternative view of the...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2015

My wife & I had the privilege of joining Rob and Andrew on this tour after hearing about it through the Wayside Chapel's weekly radio segment. I thought that it would be interesting, though had no idea on how profound the experience would be. We...More

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Reviewed 29 June 2015

The Wayside Chapel is a 50 year-old institution in inner Sydney, now acclaimed as one of the most remarkable charitable institutions anywhere as it manages not to be at all institutional and not to give charitableness any demeaning or paternalistic connotations. The tour is conducted...More

Thank Alex M
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Reviewed 29 June 2015

Amazing experience to see the underbelly of sydney in a safe and entertaining context. Rob and Andrew are amazing people

1  Thank Roland H
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Reviewed 6 June 2015

Everyone in Sydney should do this tour to understand 'the other side of life'. I was most impressed with Wayside Chapel's philosophy of giving a 'hand up', not a 'hand out' to everyone in need without discrimination, and the general friendliness of everyone we met,...More

1  Thank Diane R
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Reviewed 2 June 2015

Moving around the inner city you see people living rough all the time. Homeless people. I'd never really paid much attention. Sometimes dropping some coins into an offered cup. Generally staying out of their way. Then a friend of mine who had done Rob's Tour...More

Thank Nurk D
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Reviewed 2 June 2015

There's nothing more powerful than walking a walk in the care of the person who carved that journey originally all by themselves. Rob took all us frightened little deer (who were trying hard to pretend we weren't) deep into the shadows and back lanes of...More

1  Thank raquel b
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