Compare Explore! vs. MacBackpackers

Explore!Member since 24/01/2012See Explore! Tours

Reviews

Overall average rating

Overall average rating

4.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Most popular reviews

Most popular reviews

10th November 2018
The Contrasts of Colombia went very well. The itinerary was well-organized, except f...Read more
9th November 2018
This was my first time using tourradar/explore. Great 1st experience! My best friend ...Read more
2nd November 2018
The tour was amazing. Jordan is an amazing country with nice people and breathtaking ...Read more
19th October 2018
Our guide Kate was the best I ever had. Her sincerity and resilience is astonishing,...
Highlights of Naples and the Amalfi C...
1 day ago
Amazing tour - one of the best I’ve done ever! Stewart made the tour. His jokes, folk...Read more
6th November 2018
Amazing tour though the highlands, got to go to places we never would have seen if tr...Read more
6th November 2018
It was an amazing tour! I loved everything. Neil was a Great tour guide and very know...Read more
6th November 2018
Fantastic tour led by Stewart, he was very knowledgeable, heard so many facts and sto...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
Joana Alarcon(3 reviews)
5.0 out of 5 stars
Richard Galloway(476 reviews)
David Watson(323 reviews)
Neil mclennan(255 reviews)
Mark Doggett(151 reviews)
Tim Blott(42 reviews)
Stewart McCulloch(28 reviews)

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

4.0 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

3.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Value for money average rating

Value for money average rating

3.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 117 different countries
through 2 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.0/5 from 30 reviews
5.0/5 from 1693 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

16-79
18-40

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

2
travellers met through Explore! tours
249
travellers met through MacBackpackers tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$105
$72

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
2 hours

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Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

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3 days from $185.22
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5 days from $484.24
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7 days from $446.73

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

Special Interest

Special Interest

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

The average age for Explore! tours is between 16 and 79. 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.

Deposit

Deposit

TourRadar only requires a deposit of 30% to confirm a Explore! booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 18 January 2019 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 18 January 2019 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 30% 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 25% is non-refundable.If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.

Credit Cards

Credit Cards

The following cards are accepted for Explore!:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for MacBackpackers:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Oceania
  • Europe
  • N. America
  • L. America