Compare MacBackpackers vs. Walkabout Scotland

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

3 hours ago
Fantastic time away with Neil and MacBackpackers - filled with plenty of laughs, stor...Read more
3 hours ago
I did the 3 day tour to Isle of Skye and Inverness and i couldn't imagine a better wa...Read more
21 hours ago
This was my second tour with MacBackpackers within the last two months. In all honest...Read more
2 days ago
It is a great tour visiting some of the most amazing landscapes in Scotland. The guid...Read more
29th May 2017
No one could possibly be disappointed with our tour guide Davey, as well as the wonde...Read more
22nd May 2017
Great guide, good accommodations, very interesting route. Really loved the history a...Read more
27th June 2016
The tour leaders were excellent in their knowledge and provided great support for al...Read more
26th July 2015
The Big Highlands Tour was fantastic. A great balance between hiking and recuperation...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
Richard Galloway(258 reviews)
Neil mclennan(83 reviews)
Mark Doggett(45 reviews)
David Watson(29 reviews)
Tim Blott(15 reviews)
5.0 out of 5 stars
Josef Vanicek(1 review)
Davey Battle(1 review)

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Accommodation average rating

Accommodation average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

4.5 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 1 different countries
through 2 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Cultural
Festival & Events
Nature & Adventure
Nature & Adventure
Cultural

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 787 reviews
5.0/5 from 10 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

18-40
No limit

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

197
travellers met through MacBackpackers tours
1
travellers met through Walkabout Scotland tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$57
$175

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

5
days
5
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

52%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

5 hours
6 hours

Videos

n/a

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

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7 reviews
6 days from $354.43
2 reviews
14 days from $2349.81
1 review
7 days from $1302.17
1 review
7 days from $1226.01
1 review
7 days from $1264.09
1 review
7 days from $1238.04
1 review
7 days from $1441.45

Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

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

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Most Common Types

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

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.
No group age specified

Deposit

Deposit

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 September 2017 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm a Walkabout Scotland booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 23 September 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 25% is non-refundable.If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
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 20% is non-refundable.If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.

Credit Cards

Credit Cards

The following cards are accepted for MacBackpackers:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Walkabout Scotland:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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