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My Sydney Detour – LUXE

Sydney’s most unique private sightseeing tour.

As adventurers, we can all agree on one thing: without context, history, and insider knowledge, a city is just a city. Our Luxe Sydney Detour, you will be taken from city to beach to bush to become a Sydney local in just four hours!

Your day begins at 9.30am where you will be greeted by your local tour guide and his handy sidekick Otto – this larger-than-life luxury van with 6 inward-facing guest seats, dark leather interiors, tinted windows, and an open sunroof.

After a scenic drive around The Rocks, you will arrive at your first destination. With your guide’s insider know-how, you will get the chance to discover a thriving inner-city enclave like a local, where Aboriginal murals and street art decorate laneways lined with coffee shops and turn-of-the-century terrace houses. Get ready for an education on everything from soaring house prices, local architecture, lifestyle and Aboriginal culture.

No trip to Sydney would be complete without a visit to our iconic beaches. After all, the city is only a stone through from them. Firstly, you will be taken to a sprawling seaside cemetery, a site that provides breathtaking views of our ancient sandstone coastline. From there, you will be whisked off to three of Sydney’s most iconic inner-city beaches: Bronte, Tamarama and Bondi, where you may just spot a uniquely Australian breed of superhero: office worker by day, surfer by night.

Sydney is one of the only cities in the world that where you can find perfect the convergence of the natural world and metropolis. All you need to do is know where to find it. Ask your guide to open the sunroof, so that you can breathe the eucalyptus in the air as you weave through the hills of the country’s most exclusive suburbs’ in the midst of the Sydney Harbour National Park. Led down through a secret street you will emerge at your final destination: a remote beach with panoramic views of the harbour and city skyline.

An experience like no other, our Luxe Sydney Detour, will leave you with a true sense of having discovered a city that was once a distant stranger. Now an old friend, we have no doubt that you will be counting down the days until your return!

Highlights

  • 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
  • Choose ​between​ Sydney’s only vintage tour vehicle or our unique Mercedes-Benz

Tour Options

HALF DAY

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

TESTIMONIAL
"If you want to live a day as a local, take a detour with "My Detour". A young entrepreneur, Richard Graham, started this company. We had a fabulous day. Our guide, John, was knowledgeable and fun. We drove off the beaten path in a retro Mercedez. Highly recommend this tour. Can be customized according to your wishes."

Pricing(HALF DAY)

AUD$929

Price based on 2 adults
Additional guest: $60

Inclusions
  • 4 hour private group experience
  • Private Driver / Local Guide
  • Mercedes-Benz Viano
  • Hotel pick-up
  • Morning tea / coffee
  • In-car refreshments
  • Hotel drop-off

FULL DAY

9:30am - 4:30pm (7 Hours

TESTIMONIAL
"My wife and I, took My Detour of Sydney and were amazed that a driver like Jon could exist. He was a complete tour guide and much more, This beautiful tour is well worth your time. Take It! You'll Love It!"

Pricing(FULL DAY)

AUD$1529

Price based on 2 adults
Additional guest: $60

Inclusions
  • 7 hour private group experience
  • Private driver / local guide
  • Mercedes-Benz Viano
  • Hotel pick-up
  • Morning tea / coffee
  • Café style lunch
  • In-car refreshments
  • Hotel drop-off