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Detour Adventures - Tours

Bathurst, New South Wales 2795, Australia
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Detour 4WD Adventure Tours

I organised a 4WD ‘tag-a-long’ tour as a gift for my husband. I did not know of Ian Redpath and his... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kim C
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Sydney, Australia
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Fantastic day exploring the REAL country

Detour Adventures not only showed us places we wouldn't normally be able to get to but also... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2018
MARK G
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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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Bathurst, New South Wales 2795, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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
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4WDetour, Owner at Detour Adventures - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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

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

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

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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
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4WDetour, Owner at Detour Adventures - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 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

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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 30 April 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

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Reviewed 26 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

Thank Janet M
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4WDetour, Owner at Detour Adventures - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 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

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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 27 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

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Reviewed 18 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

Thank Sandra J
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4WDetour, Owner at Detour Adventures - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 27 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

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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 6 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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Reviewed 16 November 2017

We had a great spring day for a four wheel drive adventure . Ian sure knows lots about the area and peppers the drive with lots of interesting history and antidotes . A stop at Kowmung river for morning tea was appreciated before heading to...More

Thank Jan R
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4WDetour, Owner at Detour Adventures - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 30 November 2017

Hi Jan, thank you for your kind review of your day out with us to Yerranderie in the 4WD. What a great little town, locked away in the deep Kanangra-Boyd National Park. I'm pleased you liked the 4WDing, the lunch and all that the day...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2017 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
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4WDetour, Owner at Detour Adventures - Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

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

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