Compare MacBackpackers vs. Shamrocker Adventures

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

3 days ago
I'm so glad I decided to do this tour! It was the perfect way to see more of Scotland...Read more
3 days ago
I didn’t know much about Scotland before going on this tour but I feel like now I can...Read more
5 days ago
I thoroughly enjoyed the 3 day Isle of Skye tour with Richard! Richard is incredibly ...Read more
5 days ago
Brilliant! Thanks a million to Richard and our travelling clan they were the best peo...Read more
3 days ago
Emma and John were wonderful! However, sometimes it felt like the tour was a bit rush...Read more
7th July 2018
Such a good experience! The guide was awesome as well as the rest of the group. For t...Read more
5th July 2018
The experience was great and our tour guide was amazing with all the information, kno...Read more
23rd June 2018
This tour packs a lot in for the five days. It was fantastic to spend a whole day at ...Read more

Guide average rating

Guide average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
Richard Galloway(389 reviews)
Neil mclennan(180 reviews)
David Watson(178 reviews)
Mark Doggett(115 reviews)
Tim Blott(29 reviews)
4.5 out of 5 stars

Transportation average rating

Transportation average rating

5.0 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Accommodation average rating

Accommodation average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.5 out of 5 stars

Meals average rating

Meals average rating

4.5 out of 5 stars
4.0 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 2 different countries
through 3 different countries

Travel Styles

Travel Styles

Cultural
Festival & Events
Cultural
Nature & Adventure

Average rating

Average rating

5.0/5 from 1268 reviews
4.5/5 from 92 reviews

Ideal Age Group

Ideal Age Group

18-40
18-45

Travellers met via TourRadar App

Travellers met via TourRadar App

255
travellers met through MacBackpackers tours
46
travellers met through Shamrocker Adventures tours

Average Price per day

Average Price per day

$71
$75

Average Food Fund

Average Food Fund

n/a
n/a

Average tour length

Average tour length

5
days
5
days

Average Response Rate

Average Response Rate

100%
100%

Average Response Time

Average Response Time

3 hours
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Destinations

Europe

Europe

Asia

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

Festival & Events

Festival & Events

Most Common Types

Most Common Types

Policies

Average Group Age

Average Group Age

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.
The average age for Shamrocker Adventures tours is between 18 and 45. The age might vary for specific tours, so please check individual tours for details.

Hold my seat

Hold my seat

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

Deposit

Deposit

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 September 2018 the full payment is necessary.
TourRadar only requires a deposit of $170 to confirm a Shamrocker Adventures booking. The remaining balance is then payable 50 days prior to the departure date. For any tour departing before 8 September 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 25% is non-refundable.If you cancel via TourRadar the standard cancellation policy applies.
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 MacBackpackers:Visa- Master Card- American Express
The following cards are accepted for Shamrocker Adventures:Visa- Master Card- American Express
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  • Africa
  • Asia
  • Oceania
  • Europe
  • N. America
  • L. America