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My Detour™ - Day Tours

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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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Reviewed 5 December 2015

For my first trip to Sydney, I was really hoping to get an overview and some history of the city's development, as well as its current neighborhood flavor, architectural and ethnic diversity, and artistic life, and that's exactly what this tour provided. What I didn't...More

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Richard G, Owner at My Detour™ - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2016

Wow! What. A. Fantastic. Review. Thank you! Your feedback made my day! Please let us know whenever you are back downunder. Warm regards, Richard

Reviewed 29 November 2015

I have done all the mainstream tourist excursions of Sydney and was looking for something different.I booked a 4 hour tour with Richard in his 1964 EH Holden Premier car Richard is a very personable and knowledgeable young man.He didn't tell me what he was...More

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Richard G, Owner at My Detour™ - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2016

Dear Graeme, thank you for your review! Jeremy, Berangere and myself all recall fondly your visit. Please let us know when you are coming back to Sydney! Warm regards, Richard

Reviewed 10 September 2015 via mobile

I enjoyed a tour of the Sydney Conservatory with Phillip. He was a very knowledgeable and charmingly interactive guide. The behind the closed doors peek at 'The Con' was interesting.

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Richard G, Owner at My Detour™ - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2016

Thank you so much for your review Jane. I will pass on your compliments to Phil! Warm regards, Richard

Reviewed 1 September 2015

If you have heard of "small boat cruising", the "up close and personal" way to tour, My Sydney Detour is for you. We took this tour on August 19th. Just off an overnight flight from LAX, we had some time to kill before we could...More

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Richard G, Owner at My Detour™ - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2016

Dear Mike, thank you for your nice feedback! Always great to please guests who came across our company by chance. I thoroughly enjoyed telling you Sydney stories in the EH! All the very best wishes, Richard

Reviewed 15 August 2015

We use personalize tours wherever we go including New York City, Rome, etc. and this tour so far was one of the best. We really enjoyed the My Sydney Detour with Richard's associate Jon. Not only did we get to see some of the well...More

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Richard G, Owner at My Detour™ - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2016

Wonderful to read your review Lee! I am so pleased you enjoyed your time with Jon! Please let us know whenever you are coming back to Sydney, we would love to see you again! Warm regards, Richard

Reviewed 8 August 2015 via mobile

My 2 daughters and I spent the day with Richard - the owner of My Sydney Detour. It was a 6 hour tour that included lunch in his favourite cafe. The day was very enjoyable and Richard is a very easy going guy with great...More

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Richard G, Owner at My Detour™ - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2016

Thank you Leonnie for your review! It was an absolute pleasure to meet you and your daughters. I hope our paths cross again in the near future. Warm regards, Richard

Reviewed 28 April 2015

A big thanks to Richard and his trusty 1964 EH Holden Premier for showing us parts of Sydney's eastern suburbs that we had never seen before! It was a great (and very stylish) way to see some fascinating things - like Wentworth's Mausoleum - that...More

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Richard G, Owner at My Detour™ - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2016

Dear Greg & Pam, it was lovely to meet you both, show you different sights and share stories. I am delighted to read your review. Thank you for sharing it on TripAdvisor platform. Warm regards, Richard

Reviewed 26 April 2015

We booked a four hour tour wondering what was before us in this unique tour. When the '64 Holden shows up at your hotel, the first thing that jumps out at you is Richard manhandling the steering wheel of this beauty to wrestle it into...More

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Richard G, Owner at My Detour™ - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 April 2016

What a lovely review! Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a detailed analysis of your Sydney adventure with My Detour! It is very much appreciated. I look forward to seeing you again! Warm regards, Richard

Reviewed 31 March 2015

We picked this tour not only because it was private for just our family, but because of the vintage car, and the off the beaten path of the "hop on and off" large bus tours. We had a blast!! Richard was amazing!! We toured the...More

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Richard G, Owner at My Detour™ - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2015

Dear Meredith, Thanks so much for your review! It was a delight to have shared Mason's birthday with him! I hope that you all have fond memories of your visit? Be sure to come back again soon! Warm Regards, Richard. PS. Great photos too!

Reviewed 26 February 2015

We just returned from a two week trip to Australia, and our morning with Richard from My Sydney Detour was one of the highlights. Richard showed us the real Sydney beyond the tourist sights and drove outside of the city center to capture all that...More

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Richard G, Owner at My Detour™ - Day Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 15 October 2015

Greetings from Sydney! Thanks so much for your warm review. I thoroughly enjoyed showing you around the local side of Sydney and hope that you have great memories from the day! I trust that you had a safe journey back to Florida. Be sure to...More

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