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Chris“The highlands are amazing and you have to see them while you are here!! Stewart was an awesome guide with so many in depth stories and history about Scotland. The group was able to decide what attractions they were more interested in seeing so the tour was...“

MacBackpackers

MacBackpackers

4.8/5 - Excellent
Headquarters in Edinburgh, Scotland
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TOURS
8
AGE RANGE
18-40
RESPONSE RATE
100%
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  • Amazing adventures around Scotland
  • Passionate guides opening up Scottish history to customers
  • Explore off-the-beaten-tracks gems
  • 100% Scottish operator

Multi-Award Winning Tours of Scotland. 5 Day Skye & Highland Fling - Best Culture Tour in the World - TourRadar Tour of the Year Awards 2016 3 Day Isle of Skye - Best Coach/Bus Tour in the World - TourRadar Tour of the Year Awards 2015 TourRadar Travellers' Choi...

Multi-Award Winning Tours of Scotland. 5 Day Skye & Highland Fling - Best Culture Tour in the World - TourRadar Tour of the Year Awards 2016 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 & 2017. 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 almost 20 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.

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1,772 MacBackpackers Reviews

Excellent
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Good
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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 Isle of Skye
    4.5 - Excellent
    Written on February 21, 2019
    I recently did the 3 day tour of isle of skye and I thought it was awesome, our tour guide mark was full of information and was very funny. I will definitely be…
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  •  reviewer 2
    3 Day Isle of Skye
    5.0 - Excellent
    Written on February 18, 2019
    I absolutely loved the 3 Day Isle of Skye tour with Macbackpackers!! Our guide Stewart made the trip incredibly fun - he was very knowledgeable in Scottish hist…
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  •  reviewer 3
    3 Day Isle of Skye
    5.0 - Excellent
    Written on February 18, 2019
    Our guide, Mark, was a really cool person and a great storyteller! My friends and I, who were visiting from Hawaii, really enjoyed our time on the tour and our …
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    3 Day Isle of Skye
    5.0 - Excellent
    Written on February 14, 2019
    This was the best possible way I could’ve spent 3 days in Scotland’s most beautiful places. I was a solo traveler and the group of people I was with had so much…
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  • S
    3 Day Isle of Skye
    5.0 - Excellent
    Written on February 14, 2019
    Hi everybody!! I'm still 'dizzy' because of the wonderful, funny and unforgettable 3 days we had together with Stewart in the 3 Day Skye Island Tour! It was …
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  • KW
    3 Day Isle of Skye
    5.0 - Excellent
    Written on February 13, 2019
    Where do I begin? The three day Isle of Sky tour was a trip of a lifetime. Scotland’s breathtaking nature and history mixed with Stewart’s wild, beguiling tales…
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  •  reviewer 7
    3 Day Isle of Skye
    5.0 - Excellent
    Written on February 12, 2019
    I’ve always wanted to see the stunning beauty of the Highlands and this tour delivered on all fronts! Major props to Stewart, our tour guide, for making this to…
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    MacBackpackers commented on this review
    Hi Derek, Thanks so much for rating us. We're delighted to hear that you had a fantastic tour with Stewart. Hopefully, we'll see you again soon! Cheers, Jaz
  •  reviewer 8
    3 Day Isle of Skye
    5.0 - Excellent
    Written on February 6, 2019
    We chose the three day Isle of Skye tour and it was one of the best breaks that we have been on! Mark was our guide and he was a pleasure to listen to, he is g…
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    MacBackpackers commented on this review
    Hi Shannon, Thanks so much for taking the time to review us. We're delighted to hear that you had a fantastic time on the tour with Mark. Hopefully, we'll see you again soon! Cheers, Jaz
  •  reviewer 9
    3 Day Isle of Skye
    5.0 - Excellent
    Written on February 4, 2019
    This tour was AMAZING. I definitely recommend it to everyone, the itinerary was flexible, Mark was a fantastic and funny guide and the Isle of Skye was simply b…
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    MacBackpackers commented on this review
    Hi Gia, Thanks so much for taking the time to review us and share the amazing photos. We're delighted to hear that you enjoyed the tour with Mark. Hopefully, we'll see you again soon! Cheers, Jaz
  •  reviewer 10
    5 Day Skye & Highland Fling
    5.0 - Excellent
    Written on February 2, 2019
    The highlands are amazing and you have to see them while you are here!! Stewart was an awesome guide with so many in depth stories and history about Scotland. T…
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About MacBackpackers

Multi-Award Winning Tours of Scotland. 5 Day Skye & Highland Fling - Best Culture Tour in the World - TourRadar Tour of the Year Awards 2016 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 & 2017. 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 almost 20 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 showing off the Old Man of Storr
  • Jacobite Steam Train
Neil Exploring Spean Bridge and Ben Nevis

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