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My Sydney Detour

Sydney’s most unique private sightseeing tour.

​Looking for more ​than a Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb​ and a visit to the ​Opera House​?​ Get a feel for the true Sydney​!

Wonderful people, history, hidden secrets, animated​ discussions, ​new horizons, My Sydney Detour is the perfect introduction to Sydney!

Crafted & designed by Richard Graham, this is an ideal experience should this be your first visit to Sydney, or the first time you have booked with us.

“We love that we can go from the busy city environment, to enjoying coffee in a suburban street, to soaking up sounds of the waves crashing at the beach, to a quiet Sydney Harbour National Park nestled amongst gum trees…all in one day!”
~ Richard Graham, Owner of My Detour


  • Walk the pavement of an inner city neighbourhood to get the feel of community living.
  • Travel through ​various local Sydney suburbs.
  • Let sand run through your hands as you stand on the beach in a secluded harbourside bay.
  • Travel along the impressive stretch of Sydney’s coastline to view our famous beaches.
  • Engage in open conversation with a Sydney-sider: nothing is off limits!
  • Gain a deeper understanding of Sydney’s culture by examining Australia’s colonial and indigenous past at intimate & historical locations.

Tour Options

Half Day

9:30am - 1:30pm (4 hours)

The half day Classic Sydney Detour offers a fantastic overview of the real Sydney from a local perspective​. Your tour guide​ ​show​s​ you hidden gems​ whilst engaging with you on many topics.
You​ ​​visit various ​neighbourhoods and experience Sydney as a city of villages, discussing contrasts of lifestyles and ​explore the natural beauty of Sydney​ Harbour​​.
Enjoy places that you would never have imagined being part of Sydney. Gain a wonderful insight into Australian culture and customs.

Pricing (Half Day)

AUD$ 699

Price based on 2 adults
Additional guest: $60

  • Hotel Pick Up
  • Private Driver / Guide
  • Morning Tea / Coffee
  • Hotel Drop Off

Make a booking (Half Day)

Full Day

9:30am - 4:30pm (7 hours)

The ​full day Classic Sydney Detour is a premium experience of Sydney and ultimately a unique way to become a local in a day. It is designed for travellers who have time and look for a deeper understanding of Sydney. You will get greater insight into Australian culture and environment by exploring various areas, café and outdoor culture, secret beaches along Sydney Harbour Foreshore. The ​full day My Sydney Detour includes a unique private experience with coffee stop, lunch at a nice café, a beautiful walk through Sydney Harbour National Park guaranteeing a delightful and memorable day.

Pricing (Full Day)

AUD$ 1199

Price based on 2 adults
Additional guest: $120

  • Hotel Pick Up
  • Private Driver / Guide
  • Morning Tea / Coffee
  • Café Style Lunch
  • Hotel Drop Off

Make a booking (Full Day)