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Detour Adventures - Tours

Bathurst, New South Wales 2795, Australia
+61 1300 433 868
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It was an awesome first experience. A big thanks to Ian for making the trip worth while. I would... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Josselyn N
via mobile
An unforgetable day

My children and I loved this 4WD tour and we hope to do another soon. Ian was very professional... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
familytravel724
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Canberra, Australia
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Take an off road adventure today with Detour Adventures. Fun for the whole family. See Kangaroos, Wallabies, Echidnas, Goannas and other native wildlife in the National Parks and State Forests around Bathurst, Jenolan Caves and the Blue Mountains. Enjoy the comfort of our new, spacious Toyota Land Cruiser with air conditioning and heating to every row of seats. We also do Tag-along tours (bring your own 4WD), gold and silver mining history tours, Historical Bathurst full and half day tours, winery tours, or you can make up your own adventure. You will have a great day out in the Australian Bush, with a professional tour guide/driver on a Detour Adventure.
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was an awesome first experience. A big thanks to Ian for making the trip worth while. I would love to go again.More

Thank Josselyn N
4WDetour, Owner at Detour Adventures - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Josselyn, Thanks for your review and I'm pleased you and your family had such a great time. I've got to say, I had a great time with you all too. So pleased you Dad got to take his Land Cruiser out for some real...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My children and I loved this 4WD tour and we hope to do another soon. Ian was very professional, informative and helpful. He tailored the day tour to suit our interests and also within our budget. We found what he told us very interesting and...More

Thank familytravel724
4WDetour, Owner at Detour Adventures - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thanks for your great review Fiona. Wonderful. I'm pleased you and the children had a good time out in the 4WD. The weather was kind to us, the bush was brilliant and I'm pleased you liked the bushwalking too. What a wonderful spot with amazing...More

Reviewed 9 September 2017

Joined host Ian in Sofala,NSW and with seven vehicles travelled along the Turon river along a track with a few mild challenges included. Morning tea beside the river before joining the Castlereagh hhway at Capertee for a "Pi stop" then east 2 km's to a...More

Thank Jim H
4WDetour, Owner at Detour Adventures - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Jim, what a great tag-along adventure this one was. A great bunch of people and well maintained vehicles. I thoroughly enjoyed the day out with you all. It was lovely taking you all out to some of my special spots and tracks. As one...More

Reviewed 27 August 2017

An extremely BIG thank you to Ian for two days of memorable scenery, history and laughs. The three of us experienced two tours with Ian, who provides a service of professionalism, excellence, high quality, kindness with the addition of a sense of humor. If you...More

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4WDetour, Owner at Detour Adventures - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2017

Hi Bernadette & Dominic. Thanks for becoming 'Detour Adventurers' along with Jay recently. Your review is very kind, thank you. We had a really great time together. We saw so many things, took in history, saw some amazing scenery and had enjoyed one of Australia's...More

Reviewed 28 June 2017

My friend and I contacted Ian for a tour late last year and are so glad we did. He worked within our budget and created a personalized tour to see Bathurst, Millthorpe, then drove us to Orange. He was super accommodating, friendly, suggested different things...More

Thank snowwee
4WDetour, Owner at Detour Adventures - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 July 2017

Hi Helen, lovely to hear from you. Never mind the review being late, it's much appreciated. I can't believe your tour was September last year. Seems like yesterday. Thanks for taking the time to do it now. I'm pleased you both had a great day...More

Reviewed 5 May 2017

What a fantastic half-day tour of forest and vistas! The tour was brilliantly organised by Ian to enable us to explore some back roads not far from our home. It was a special time spent in the beautiful forest with a delicious morning tea in...More

Thank Jan2795
4WDetour, Owner at Detour Adventures - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Hi Jan, Didn't we have a great morning together. Thanks for your review. What a compliment. As locals of Bathurst, it was nice to take you and Max out to see some of the beautiful bush that so many locals don't get a chance to...More

Reviewed 5 May 2017

While planning a trip to western NSW, we stumbled upon the Detour Adventures website and were pleased to discover that it would be possible for us to get out to Hill End on a day tour from Bathurst. We negotiated a private 4WD tour which...More

Thank Paula W
4WDetour, Owner at Detour Adventures - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Hi Paula. Thanks for taking the time to write a brilliant account of your day out with me. Very complimentary, thank you. I'm pleased that what I put together suited you and David. The beauty of a private 4WD adventure is we can adapt and...More

Reviewed 10 January 2017

Contacted Ian of Detour Adventures a couple of months before our trip to Bathurst and he was very helpful in suggesting a nice itinerary for a day of 4WD touring. Everything went well and Ian was helpful and informative. We had the opportunity to spend...More

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4WDetour, Owner at Detour Adventures - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 May 2017

Hi Bruce, thanks for your review. It was a pleasure to have you both out on a private 4WD adventure for a couple of days. Newnes was great. There are so many stories to tell and learn about from visiting the ruins. I'm pleased we...More

Reviewed 1 December 2016

We called to inquire about a half-day 4WD tour with Ian for the following day. Fortunately it was mid-week and he was available. What a great experience exploring firetrails, pineforests and native forests on the outskirts of Bathurst. Ian runs a very professional service. He...More

Thank Simon225
4WDetour, Owner at Detour Adventures - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2016

Hi Simon, thanks for your kind review. It was a pleasure to take you both out for the morning and yes, mid week was a great time to go into the bush. It was especially great as we didn't see another person or car all...More

Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

An unexpected treat is the best way to describe this tour. The outing was part of the ' accompanying partners' programme for a convention in Bathurst. I had never heard of Hill End or History Hill, but that is where Ian took us in his...More

Thank Mary W
4WDetour, Owner at Detour Adventures - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2016

Hi Mary, thanks for taking the time to review your tour with me. We did have a great day out at Hill End. I think the trip out there is as much a part of the day as the town itself. I like to point...More

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