Detour Adventures

Adventure and Outdoors Tours Cultural and Theme Tours Customised Evening Extended Food and Wine Tours Full Day Half Day or Less Nature and wildlife Shopping Tours Sightseeing Tours Walking and Biking Tours

Explore the great outdoors with Detour Adventures; Blue Mountains, Lithgow, Jenolan Caves, Mt Wilson, Hartley Valley, Megalong, Cox’s river, Kanangra-Boyd National Park, Abercrombie River National Park, Sofala, Hill End, Bridle Track, Turon river, Bathurst, Mudgee, Orange, Cowra.

Detour Adventures guides have Advanced Ecotourism Certification as a responsible four wheel drive tour operator. You can sit back and enjoy your adventure in the comfort of a spacious, late model air-conditioned Toyota Landcruiser.

Specialising in small group tours of up to seven passengers, Detour Adventures are happy to take tours for solo travellers too.

Your tour will be personalised, private and comfortable in the professional care of Ian Redpath, Detour Adventures owner/operator. Ian has local experience, is fully licensed and has a family history of touring in the Blue Mountains since 1923.

Bushwalking, tag-along adventures, history tours and get to know your 4WD courses are all available.

They cater for morning tea, lunch and they even bring water, snacks, binoculars.

Their in-vehicle safety equipment includes a satellite phone, emergency locator beacon, full off road first aid kit and defibrillator.

Get in touch with them and plan your adventure today.

Take an adventure with Detour Adventures today!

Facilities

Advanced Ecotourism Certified Adventure and Outdoors Tours Basic Carpark Caters for hearing impairment Caters for limited mobility Caters for vision impairment Cultural and Theme Tours Customised Evening Extended Family Friendly Food and Wine Tours Free Wifi Full Day Half Day or Less History & Heritage Land - Motorised Moderate Nature and wildlife Public Toilet Respecting Our Culture Indigenous Accreditation Program Shopping Tours Sightseeing Tours The Ecotourism Association of Australia Visitor Information Centre Walking and Biking Tours

Services

Detour Adventures

From $72 to $99

This tour encompasses many of the local examples of early architecture with a Sydney influence and some more modern examples as well. This Detour takes you along dirt roads, through town and you’ll even enjoy a lap of the world famous Mt Panorama racing circuit with a bend by bend commentary of the track and its rich history.

The tour then proceeds to the famous Abercrombie House for a very private tour of this magnificent Mansion. This private and personal tour is only available with Detour Adventures.

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Detour Adventures

From $95 to $220

Explore the area of Australian bush that Myles Dunphy liked to call home. Take a bush walk to Kanangra Walls and have lunch by the Kowmung river. Visit Kalang falls, see the Thurat Spires and learn about the history of the area.

See some of Australia’s most beautiful and breath taking natural, unspoilt bush in the comfort and safety of an eco certified and T-Qual accredited tour operator. Detour Adventures

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Detour Adventures

From $95 to $220

Escape into the valleys that surround Jenolan Caves on a really exciting off road adventure. Full day tour. Tag-a-long is available on this tour for a well equipped 4WD and driver with some off road experience. Otherwise, leave the driving to your guide and have a great day in a modern spacious, well equipped vehicle.

Suitable for families, couples, small groups and individuals by appointment, this tour will take you away into an area of the Blue Mountains that you never knew existed.

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Detour Adventures

From $95 to $220

Commencing at Bathurst, this off road tour meanders along the country roads passing through small villages and onto the start of the Abercrombie River National Park via the Arkstone Road entrance.

Like the Kanangra-Boyd tour, the tracks are moderate in complexity offering some wonderfully secluded views and scenery throughout the day. Detour can cater for tag-a-long tours, camping, fishing and bushwalking.

There are a number of alternative routes that can be enjoyed within the park before rejoining Abercrombie Road. The return home can be achieved in a number of ways but generally is via Oberon and Lowes Mount Road, Mutton Falls Road and O’Connell.
Pickup is generally 9am returning by 4pm.

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Detour Adventures

From $95 to $220

This tour helps guests understand the formation of the Great Dividing Range, the flora and fauna that exist within the National Park, the historical significance of the area and the importance of protecting this environment.

Enjoy an unrushed guided tour of the upper mountains. Learn about the history and visit some quiet spots to enjoy the views.

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Detour Adventures

From $95 to $220

This off road adventure has great advantages. Guests will be off the main road within 15 minutes of the start of the tour. The tour can be tailored to the level of enthusiasm of the guests; from a gentle drive in the bush, to more challenging terrain, including steeper or rough sections. Lunch can be included or bring your own.

Education is provided throughout the tour on the diverse range of flora and fauna found in the area, including the existence of the Bathurst Copper Butterfly, its unique habitat and the dangers to its existence. Explore old silver and gold mining activities while on tour.

This tour provides a great 4WD experience with an educational base close to Bathurst.

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Detour Adventures

From $95 to $220

This is a longer off road day tour that takes the back roads, heading toward the majestic views of the ancient Capertee Valley, stopping for photos and historical observations along the way. The tour then proceeds down into the Wolgan Valley area to admire the sheer cliffs, the natural environment and to learn about the shale oil mining activity in the Newnes area. A gas barbecue lunch is provided

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Detour Adventures

$99

Take a winery tour with a difference with Detour Adventures. You definitely won’t be going to mass produced wineries. Instead, each winery is owner operated and you will meet and listen to these passionate wine makers describe their wines and the craft of wine making.

You will have the opportunity to sample wines in an unhurried environment and of course, buy at cellar door prices.

As an added bonus you will pass through some of the regions beautiful countryside and learn a little of the historical significance of the area.

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Detour Adventures

From $95 to $220

Use your imagination to create something unique for you. Detour Adventures can blend parts of different tours to create something special for you. A special occasion for a special memory. Give them a call to discuss your needs and they will certainly create something special.

Maybe a private romantic lunch by a secluded river or a place of peace to contemplate life. Let Detour know your thoughts.

Corporate tours, team building escapes, off site bush workshops. You name it they can do it

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Detour Adventures

From $95 to $220

Bathurst is Australia’s first inland settlement. Proclaimed in May 1815, it quickly grew to be an important inland junction for opening up the inland north, south and west.

One of Bathurst’s early achievements was to build grand buildings. Something many country towns didn’t get the benefit of in such a large grand scale.

Join Detour Adventures on a half day private Bathurst history tour. If you love history, you’ll love this tour.

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