Compare Avalon Waterways vs. Starfish Adventure

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

23rd March 2017
Our first riverboat experience after a number of ocean cruises and it will not be out...Read more
17th August 2016
The Avalon Waterways Cruise is simply stunning. Compared to other cruise ships that...Read more
27th July 2016
Just finished the Romantic Rhine from Amsterdam to Basel and everything about the tri...Read more
27th July 2016
We did our first river cruise in May last year from Budapest to Amsterdam on the Impr...Read more
4th April 2017
Smithy is a fantastic tour guide, he's a fun guy to be around made my experience that...
30th March 2017
Smithy was a great tour guide and regional manager because he had the ability to make...Read more
28th March 2017
I had a great time and trip with Smithy. He was always there when you needed help and...Read more
22nd March 2017
I had an amazing experience whilst volunteering with Starfish! Smithy was a great gui...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars
Smithy(14 reviews)

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 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
4.5 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 30 different countries
through 1 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Marine
Cultural
Special Interest

Average rating

Average rating

5.0/5 from 93 reviews
4.5/5 from 82 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

8-80
No limit

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

1
travellers met through Avalon Waterways tours
3
travellers met through Starfish Adventure tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$197
$51

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

14
days
14
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
56%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
more than 3 days

Videos

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

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17 reviews
14 days from $689.75

Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

Africa

Africa

North America

North America

Latin America

Latin America

Most visited destinations

Most visited destinations

Surin (1)

Travel styles

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Special Interest

Special Interest

Most Common Types

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

The average age for Avalon Waterways tours is between 8 and 80. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.
No group age specified

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.
Holds are not possible for Starfish Adventure.

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 25 July 2017 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of 20% to confirm a Starfish Adventure booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 25 June 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 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 Avalon Waterways:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Starfish Adventure:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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