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Dodgy Detours Downunder

An amazing insight into the colourful world of street art in and around Marrickville, Sydenham... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jan B
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Sydney, Australia
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Dodgy Detours offer art enthusiasts a very unique experience to viewing and appreciating visual... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Cindy V
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Dodgy Detours is a small walking tour group that designs bespoke walks for those who want to see Sydney from different angles. At Dodgy Detours we are interested in art in public places, the built environment, a sense of place, history and the...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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Sydney, New South Wales 2206, Australia
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+61 418 390 838
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An amazing insight into the colourful world of street art in and around Marrickville, Sydenham, Newtown and Erskineville. The knowledge and detailed description of all phases of street art from Paul, our guide, was exceptional. He was able to instantly recognise and comprehensively describe the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dodgy Detours offer art enthusiasts a very unique experience to viewing and appreciating visual arts. My husband and I had the pleasure of having Paul as our guide...’arguably one of the most knowledgeable people I know. We thoroughly enjoyed his stories, esp the history behind...More

Thank Cindy V
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great way to spend a few hours, roaming the streets of the inner west. Paul, our knowledgeable and passionate guide, took us down main roads, side streets and alleyways, all the while showing us the incredible diversity of street art/graffiti/graffiti writing. He knew...More

Thank Yvonne88_19
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A magnificent grand tour of some of the inner-west's most important street art, with erudite commentary by a man who knows where the great stuff lurks. The artists, the histories, the styles; what is, was, or alas is no more, Paul has it all at...More

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Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

Yesterday we went on a walk with dodgy detours. Paul was really knowledgeable and I learned a lot about the street art and the artists who made them. There were even some female artists which I liked, and we saw multiple groups spray painting during...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Our Dodgy Detours leader Paul took us on a fantastic walk around Marrickville today. In addition to many food spots on the main streets, our tour took us down back alleys to see some great street art. Paul was very knowledgeable about both older and...More

Thank Andrew H
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Wow, what an amazing day. Paul is the perfect host to highlight this unique and creative sector of Sydney. The art around this area is phenomenal. The talent out there, hiding in the lanes and around corners was so much fun to explore. I highly...More

Thank Louise S
Dodgy D, Owner at Dodgy Detours, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Thanks for the positive review Louise!

Reviewed 28 June 2018

Coming from Madrid and having experienced other walking tours in many major world cities this one by Dodgy Tours is well worth the time. Starting out on one side of the harbour and making its way through gorgeous gardens, theme parks and across the iconic...More

Thank corpojp
Reviewed 14 April 2018

Coming from Indonesia we were wanting to explore Sydney via a walking tour. We were fortunate we found THE best walking tour ever - Dodgy Detours. Paul is a phenomenal guide and host and he takes you to places in Sydney that you would never...More

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Dodgy D, Owner at Dodgy Detours, responded to this reviewResponded 17 April 2018

Thanks Kate85105, I appreciate your review. Cheers Paul

Reviewed 2 April 2018

Dodgy Detours is everything but 'dodgy'. Paul was a great host as he took us for a 2 1/2 hour walk through inner Sydney. Highlights included Lavendar Bay; the "secret garden" created by Wendy Whiteley; a walk across the Sydney Harbour Bridge, with historic references...More

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