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MacBackpackers

MacBackpackers

Headquarters in Edinburgh, Scotland
OVERALL RATING
4.8/5 - Excellent
TOURS
8
RESPONSE RATE
64%
RESPONSE TIME
8h
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Awards & Recognitions

Tour of the Year Coach Tour

MacBackpackers Guides

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504 MacBackpackers Reviews

Excellent
92%
Good
8%
Average
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Accommodation
4.5 / 5
Transportation
5 / 5
Meals
4.5 / 5
Value for money
5 / 5
Guide
5 / 5
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  •  reviewer 1
    3 Day Loch Ness and Skye
    4.5 - Excellent
    Written on September 26, 2016

    We had an amazing trip! Taking the MacBackpackers tour allowed us to see so many places that we wouldn't have b...
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  •  reviewer 2
    7 Day Best of the West
    5.0 - Excellent
    Written on September 25, 2016

    ...d history. The accommodation was superb, fantastic service across all MacBackpackers staff-the hostel in Loch Ness and Lewis and Harris in particu...
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  •  reviewer 3
    7 Day Best of the West
    5.0 - Excellent
    Written on September 25, 2016

    Just got back from the 7 day Best of the West tour with Richard as our guide and it was better than I expected it could ever be. The sights we saw, the stories ...
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  •  reviewer 4
    3 Day Loch Ness and Skye
    5.0 - Excellent
    Written on September 25, 2016

    Such a great tour! Super fun and our tour guide, Neil, was amazing - funny, knowledgeable, and focused on giving us a great experience. I was traveling solo for...
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  •  reviewer 5
    5 Day Skye and Highland Fling
    4.5 - Excellent
    Written on September 24, 2016

    I love Mark very much!!! He is a good speaker. There are a lot of interesting store in his introduction. Even my English is rubbish. Mark have enough patient to...
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  •  reviewer 6
    5 Day Skye and Highland Fling
    4.0 - Good
    Written on September 23, 2016

    Trip was super!!! Bus was comfortable. Castlerock hostel was the best. Other hostels were fine, some had bad WiFi connection or very few toilets/showers. The...
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  •  reviewer 7
    3 Day Isle of Skye
    4.0 - Good
    Written on September 23, 2016

    ... can't wait to visit the Highlands again and would love to do another MacBackpackers tour.
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  •  reviewer 8
    6 Day Orkney Stravaig
    5.0 - Excellent
    Written on September 22, 2016

    Best tour ever.The people were lovely, the guide was really good and Scotland is so beautiful. I will definitly go on another tour with you guys next year.

  •  reviewer 9
    3 Day Isle of Skye
    5.0 - Excellent
    Written on September 20, 2016

    He tour was brilliant and the guide sooo funny. Was a really good experience!

  •  reviewer 10
    6 Night Hogmanay Package (1)
    5.0 - Excellent
    Written on September 18, 2016

    I did the 5 Day Skye & Highland Fling in June of 2014. My guide, Richard was awesome and Scotland was breathtaking but after coming off a rowdy, energetic, soci...
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About MacBackpackers

Multi-Award Winning Tours of Scotland. 3 Day Isle of Skye - Best Coach/Bus Tour in the World - TourRadar Tour of the Year Awards 2015 TourRadar Travellers' Choice Platinum Operator 2016. Please note: During the Winter months all of our tours depart at 8am. MacBackpackers has been running fun filled, fully guided adventures around Scotland for over 15 years. Created for young independent travellers aged between 18 and 40, our tours give an entertaining, informative and utterly unique view of Scotland.   Our guides, patriotic and passionate, will open up our amazing country to you, weaving together the rich fabric of Scottish history and culture as we travel along some of the most picturesque routes in Scotland.   We are an energetic bunch and always aim to spend as much time off the bus as possible. Whether it’s exploring a castle, climbing to the top of a mountain or swimming in legendary Loch Ness, we like to get up close and personal with our country. We take you to all the hidden gems that you won’t find in the guidebooks to give you a feel of the real Scotland.   Unlike many of our competitors, we are 100% Scottish and independent - we believe this gives us a distinctive edge and gives you a genuinely unforgettable experience.

MacBackpackers videos

  • Neil Exploring Spean Bridge and Ben Nevis
  • Richard on top of a Blustery Old Man of Storr
  • Neil Sight Spotting from Wester Ross
  • Relaxing Clouds overlooking the Old Man of Storr
  • What happens when you set the guides free at the beach...
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  • Sunset Timelapse over Loch Ness - Taken from Lochside Hostel
  • Who are MacBackpackers?
Neil Exploring Spean Bridge and Ben Nevis
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