Compare Geckos Adventures vs. MacBackpackers

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

9th April 2018
more activities, more and better information from the guideRead more
3rd April 2018
I had never done a tour before whilst travelling, and went in a little skeptical abou...Read more
23rd March 2018
Fantastic trip! Couldn't have asked for a better guide/assistant guides! Very support...Read more
20th February 2018
Guide was horrendous. Very unprofessional, very rude & made many crude and uncalled f...Read more
1 hour ago
This trip was seriously amazing! Our tour guide, Neil, was funny, and full of great ...Read more
17 hours ago
Our guide Richard was really knowledgeable and did a great job entertaining us throug...Read more
1 day ago
Thanks for a fantastic trip, our guide Richard had so many stories to tell and great ...Read more
2 days ago
Just Fantastic! It was an amazing trip that I highly recommend, Dave was so much fun,...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
LUKE KAZIBWE(1 review)
5.0 out of 5 stars
Richard Galloway(340 reviews)
Neil mclennan(131 reviews)
David Watson(97 reviews)
Mark Doggett(85 reviews)
Tim Blott(29 reviews)

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

Accommodation average rating

Accommodation average rating

4.0 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

4.0 out of 5 stars
5.0 out of 5 stars

About the operator

Number of Tours

Number of Tours

through 59 different countries
through 1 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

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

Average rating

Average rating

4.5/5 from 157 reviews
5.0/5 from 1067 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

18-29
18-40

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

839
travellers met through Geckos Adventures tours
248
travellers met through MacBackpackers tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$147
$68

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

15
days
5
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

Instantly
3 hours

Videos

Tours

Most popular tours

Most popular tours

4 reviews
11 days from $782
3 reviews
8 days from $624
3 reviews
8 days from $931
8 reviews
10 days from $797
12 reviews
11 days from $782
2 reviews
11 days from $653
326 reviews
5 days from $336.8
461 reviews
3 days from $201.92
121 reviews
3 days from $201.92
19 reviews
5 days from $526.04
18 reviews
7 days from $540.13
51 reviews
7 days from $471.69

Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

Australia/Oceania

Australia/Oceania

Africa

Africa

North America

North America

Latin America

Latin America

Most visited destinations

Most visited destinations

Bangkok (12)
Venice (10)
La Paz (10)
Quito (10)
Lima (10)

Travel styles

Nature & Adventure

Nature & Adventure

Cultural

Cultural

Marine

Marine

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Activities

Activities

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

The average age for Geckos Adventures tours is between 18 and 29. 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.

Hold my seat

Hold my seat

TourRadar can request Geckos Adventures to hold seats for you for up to hours without any credit card details.
Holds are not possible for MacBackpackers.

Deposit

Deposit

TourRadar only requires a deposit of $100 to confirm a Geckos Adventures booking. The remaining balance is then payable 60 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 19 June 2018 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 19 June 2018 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 $100 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 25% is non-refundable.If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.

Credit Cards

Credit Cards

The following cards are accepted for Geckos Adventures:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for MacBackpackers:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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  • Europe
  • N. America
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