Compare Geckos Adventures vs. MacBackpackers

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

4 days ago
Amazing tour. Jordan was a highlight with an exceptional guide (Faisal) who made the ...Read more
16th September 2017
The trip was excellent. The accommodations were incredible from the get go and our gu...Read more
22nd August 2017
This tour is a combination of two other tours. First three week section of the tour w...Read more
20th August 2017
LOVED THIS TOUR. This was my first time booking with a tour company so I was quite an...Read more
16 hours ago
The 5 day Skye and Highland fling was absolutely amazing. It was my first time travel...Read more
1 day ago
I've just finished a 5 day Skye and Highland Fling tour with MacBackPackers led by Ne...Read more
2 days ago
I usually travel the world alone, and in hopes of meeting new people i booked a 3 day...Read more
3 days ago
My guide deserves a promotion! Macbackpackers goes above and beyond your basic tour...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
LUKE KAZIBWE(1 review)
5.0 out of 5 stars
Richard Galloway(277 reviews)
Neil mclennan(102 reviews)
David Watson(66 reviews)
Mark Doggett(56 reviews)
Tim Blott(20 reviews)

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Accommodation average rating

Accommodation average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Value for money average rating

Value for money average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 60 different countries
through 2 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Cultural
Festival & Events
Nature & Adventure
Marine
Activities
Cultural
Festival & Events
Nature & Adventure

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 137 reviews
5.0/5 from 885 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

18-29
18-40

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

798
travellers met through Geckos Adventures tours
216
travellers met through MacBackpackers tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$131
$65

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

16
days
5
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
36%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
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Videos

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

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2 reviews
11 days from $1125.00
273 reviews
5 days from $306.49
367 reviews
3 days from $185.66
104 reviews
3 days from $185.66
15 reviews
5 days from $498.9
11 reviews
7 days from $511.39
47 reviews
7 days from $446.92

Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

Africa

Africa

North America

North America

Latin America

Latin America

Most visited destinations

Most visited destinations

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

The average age for Geckos Adventures tours is between 18 and 29. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.
The average age for MacBackpackers tours is between 18 and 40. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.

Hold my seat

Hold my seat

TourRadar can request Geckos Adventures to hold seats for you for up to hours without any credit card details.
Holds are not possible for MacBackpackers.

Deposit

Deposit

TourRadar only requires a deposit of $100 to confirm a Geckos Adventures booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 23 November 2017 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 25% to confirm a MacBackpackers booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 23 November 2017 the full payment is necessary.

Cancellation policy

Cancellation policy

No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of the tour, but the deposit of $100 is non-refundable.
No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 60 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of the tour, but the deposit of 25% is non-refundable.If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.

Credit Cards

Credit Cards

The following cards are accepted for Geckos Adventures:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for MacBackpackers:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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