Compare Avalon Waterways vs. Highland Explorer Tours

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

8th May 2017
Accommodation was excellent. Rooms, staff and meals on board Avalon were very good. L...Read more
7th May 2017
The boat and staff were lovely but the cruise itself was disappointing. You are led t...Read more
1st May 2017
The whole Avalon cruise was beyond my expectations. The cruise crew were exceptional....Read more
23rd March 2017
Our first riverboat experience after a number of ocean cruises and it will not be out...Read more
15th October 2016
This trip was a once in a lifetime experience! I highly recommend if you are coming t...Read more
3rd August 2016
Our 3 day trip with Highland Explorer was fantastic! Great guide Mahri, who looked af...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Accommodation average rating

Accommodation average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Value for money average rating

Value for money average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 29 different countries
through 1 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Marine
Cultural
Cultural

Average rating

Average rating

5.0/5 from 96 reviews
5.0/5 from 2 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

8-
5-80

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

1
travellers met through Avalon Waterways tours
2
travellers met through Highland Explorer Tours tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$199
$106

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

14
days
4
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
Instantly

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Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

9 reviews
15 days from $5167
8 reviews
8 days from $2144
5 reviews
11 days from $2788
8 reviews
8 days from $2534
5 reviews
8 days from $1778
11 reviews
8 days from $2144
2 reviews
3 days from $476.02
5 days from $867
3 days from $497.77

Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

Africa

Africa

North America

North America

Latin America

Latin America

Most visited destinations

Most visited destinations

Vienna (94)
Paris (77)
Passau (76)
Melk (75)

Travel styles

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Most Common Types

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

The average age for Avalon Waterways tours is from 8 years. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.
The average age for Highland Explorer Tours tours is between 5 and 80. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.

Hold my seat

Hold my seat

TourRadar can request Avalon Waterways to hold seats for you for up to hours without any credit card details.
TourRadar can request Highland Explorer Tours to hold seats for you for up to hours without any credit card details.

Deposit

Deposit

TourRadar only requires a deposit of $250 to confirm a Avalon Waterways booking. The remaining balance is then payable 90 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 27 September 2017 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $170 to confirm a Highland Explorer Tours booking. The remaining balance is then payable 50 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 18 August 2017 the full payment is necessary.

Cancellation policy

Cancellation policy

No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 90 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of the tour, but the deposit of $250 is non-refundable.
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 50 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of the tour, but the deposit of $170 is non-refundable.

Credit Cards

Credit Cards

The following cards are accepted for Avalon Waterways:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Highland Explorer Tours:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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