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A great day out!

A day spent four wheel driving around Hill End, including the historic and breathtaking Bridle... read more

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Reviewed 21 July 2018
LindsayC181
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Sydney, Australia
Jenolan State Forrest

Had a great day with Ian 4wheel driving through the Jenolan state Forrest . We travelled along... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
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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...more
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Reviewed 21 July 2018

A day spent four wheel driving around Hill End, including the historic and breathtaking Bridle Track. Our driver Ian was both helpful and informative. It was a bit expensive because there were only two of us, so a group of four would give better value....More

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4WDetour, Owner at Detour Adventures - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Hi Lindsay, thanks for your kind words., What a great day we had with the 4WD all to yourselves, and we just about had the whole town of Hill End to ourselves as well that day. Stopping in at History Hill Museum is always a...More

Reviewed 7 July 2018

Had a great day with Ian 4wheel driving through the Jenolan state Forrest . We travelled along wonderful and hidden bush tracks down to the Coxs River where we had a lovely morning tea , supplied by Ian . We had a choice of a...More

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4WDetour, Owner at Detour Adventures - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2018

Hi Jan, thanks for your review and coming along on your second 4WD Adventure with us. What a great day. I'm glad you enjoyed the scenery, the bush and the great 4WDing we tackled that day. Hope to see you again. Thanks Ian Detour Adventures...More

Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

I organised a 4WD ‘tag-a-long’ tour as a gift for my husband. I did not know of Ian Redpath and his organisation but we were not disappointed!! We had a fantastic day exploring out of the way tracks in the Blue Mountains. Absolutely amazing scenery...More

Thank Kim C
4WDetour, Owner at Detour Adventures - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2018

Hi Kim, Thanks for coming along on a 4WD adventure with us and thanks for your kind TA review. It was a great day and I'm glad you both had an enjoyable time. The Bowtells Swing Bridge is always a great place to visit, lovely...More

Reviewed 18 May 2018

Detour Adventures not only showed us places we wouldn't normally be able to get to but also provided interesting facts about the country and its history. Ian's attention to detail made the day really special. Whether you are locals (we are from Sydney) or visiting...More

Thank MARK G
4WDetour, Owner at Detour Adventures - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 26 May 2018

Hi Mark, thanks for your great comments. Happy Birthday too. What a great birthday present idea. Abercrombie River NP is one of the special spots I like to take Guests. It is a fascinating park as it is so young (1996) but goes back so...More

Reviewed 30 April 2018

My wife and I shouted by brother and sister-in-law to one of Ian's day 4WD tours. It was our second tour with Ian but we settled on a different destination, that being Abercrombie River National Park. As before Ian's attention to detail was superb throughout...More

Thank Hugo S
4WDetour, Owner at Detour Adventures - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Hi Hugh, thanks for choosing Detour Adventures for a second time and I'm glad you all had a great adventure. What a great day out. The weather was perfect, the scenery was spectacular and Abercrombie River National Park always delights our Guests. So close to...More

Reviewed 16 April 2018

Our tour guide, Ian Redpath, provided a splendid day for us. First, his vehicle was spotless. As we went on our tour, he provided us with lots of information about the terrain, the history of the area, etc. Since we are from USA it was...More

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4WDetour, Owner at Detour Adventures - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Hi Will, thanks for your lovely review and I'm so pleased that as a first time visitor to Australia, you all had a lovely time with us out in the Aussie bush and our service. Thanks for your kind comments. I thoroughly enjoyed about our...More

Reviewed 27 February 2018

Originally we had not booked a 4wd detour only a day trip to Hill End, that changed when my husband expressed a wish to see some kangaroos never having been to Australia. Ian suggested meeting us an hour earlier and he and Allen turned up...More

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4WDetour, Owner at Detour Adventures - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Hi Janet. Thanks for your review of our adventure together. So glad you and Hugh enjoyed yourselves. About 70% of our Guests are international travelers and to have you come all the way from Scotland to enjoy our tours was a delight. The scenery, countryside,...More

Reviewed 25 December 2017

We had some visitors from Holland and we organise with Detour Adventure to take them 4 wheel driving in the hills outside Bathurst NSW. The trip was great, the visitors loved it and went away with great memories. Great trip Ian!More

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4WDetour, Owner at Detour Adventures - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2017

Thanks very much for taking the time to write a review. I'm so pleased that the trip with Detour Adventures was special for you and your Dutch Guests. With about 70% of our Guests being international tourists, it's always a pleasure to show the beautiful...More

Reviewed 19 December 2017

I recently had the enormous pleasure of my third day trip with Detour Adventures with Ian as my guide. This time we travelled down into the majestic Wolgan Valley where after a leisurely morning tea in a beautiful setting, we spent time exploring the ruins...More

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4WDetour, Owner at Detour Adventures - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2017

Hi Sandra, thanks for another great review. Wonderful. I'm so pleased this adventure was everything you had hoped for. You're right, we fitted a lot in but it didn't feel rushed. We had the bush to ourselves that day. The ruins were spectacular, we chatted...More

Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

My sis booked our extended family including an 80+ year old grandpa and 4 year old toddler on an outback tour at Ganbenang led by the multi-talented Ian, who was our driver, tour guide and chef all rolled into one. We loved the bush walk...More

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4WDetour, Owner at Detour Adventures - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 7 December 2017

Well what a stunning review!! Thank you so much Dora (and family). From the moment we started the Adventure, we were all having fun and yes, your niece was a delight in the 4WD, spotting kangaroos all day long. We certainly saw some great things;...More

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