Compare Emerald Waterways vs. Highland Explorer Tours

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

30th October 2018
The river water level was low, so there really was no river cruise, except for about ...Read more
2nd August 2018
My wife and I enjoyed thoroughly throughout the journey. The itinerary was perfect wi...Read more
27th April 2018
There was so much included - guided walking tours thru the city center, museums, guid...
Highlights of the Netherlands & the B...
6 days ago
I loved the tour. It was great! It turned out that there were only four of us on it...
Isle of Skye & The Highlands (B&B)
7 days ago
I had an absolutely fantastic time on this trip at the end of October. Lee is an amaz...Read more
29th October 2018
The Isle of Skye and Highlands tour was just fantastic! Our itinerary was packed full...
Isle of Skye & The Highlands (B&B)
25th October 2018
Everything was perfect.
Isle of Skye, Loch Ness & Inverness (...

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars
Calum Christie(21 reviews)
Holly Wilson(6 reviews)
Glenn Collier(3 reviews)
Steve Syme(1 review)

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

3.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Accommodation average rating

Accommodation average rating

3.5 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

n/a
4.5 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 24 different countries
through different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Marine
Cultural
Festival & Events
Activities
Nature & Adventure
Special Interest

Average rating

Average rating

4.0/5 from 3 reviews
4.5/5 from 131 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

12-90
5-99

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

0
travellers met through Emerald Waterways tours
0
travellers met through Highland Explorer Tours tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$284
$108

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

12
days
5
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
Instantly

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Most popular tours

Most popular tours

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5 days from $748

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 (87)
Melk (82)
Passau (82)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Special Interest

Special Interest

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

The average age for Emerald Waterways tours is between 12 and 90. 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 99. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.

Hold my seat

Hold my seat

TourRadar can request Emerald 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 $500 to confirm a Emerald Waterways booking. The remaining balance is then payable 95 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 17 February 2019 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 3 January 2019 the full payment is necessary.

Cancellation policy

Cancellation policy

No additional cancellation fees! You can cancel the tour up to 95 days prior to the departure date and you will not need to pay the full amount of the tour, but the deposit of $500 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 Emerald Waterways:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Highland Explorer Tours:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Oceania
  • Europe
  • N. America
  • L. America