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Terms and Conditions

Adventure Tours

These are tours open to the public and organized by Pursuit Adventure & Travel. These include adventures lasting from a few hours to multiple days.

General Terms & Conditions

Our general Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy apply in addition to the Terms & Conditions specific to Adventure Tours listed below. Please review them carefully.

Fares, Prices and Availability

All fares and prices quoted are subject to availability. Prices are subject to change until a booking is confirmed and the deposit or payment is received. Adventures can be withdrawn without notice. Availability is not confirmed until a deposit or payment has been received and confirmation is provided by Pursuit Adventure & Travel.

Payments & Cancellations

Payments can be made online through Paypal, using pre-paid Ticket to Ride or at the bus by cash or credit card.

For regularly scheduled day trips, payments are non-refundable but a credit will be offered for a future trip if cancelled a minimum of 24 hours prior to departure. We reserve the right to require pre-payment on all day trips.

For adventures including overnight stays a deposit of approximately 20% per person is required at the time of booking (actual deposit will vary, check the specific adventure for deposit details). The balance is required a minimum of 30 days prior to departure unless stated otherwise for a specific adventure. In the case that the balance owing payment is not received 30 days prior to departure your booking will be cancelled and no refunds will be issued. Payment is due upon booking for all adventures departing within 30 days. Cancellation up to 31 days prior to departure will forfeit the deposit. Cancellations within 30 days of departure will forfeit the full amount. There are no fees to change guest however.

Pursuit Adventure & Travel reserve the right to cancel tours if insufficient bookings have been received prior to departure. In the event that a tour is cancelled by us for this reason, confirmed bookings will be offered an alternate date. If no suitable alternate date is found, they will receive a full refund.

In certain circumstances Pursuit Adventure & Travel or its suppliers may require changes to the services they provide. These changes may apply to adventure dates, prices, inclusions, coverage, age requirements or other parts of the adventure and Pursuit Adventure & Travel reserves the right to cancel, change or substitute any service, tour, ticket or product that you have booked at any time for any reason. Where feasible, advance notice will be provided to allow for amendments and changes to the booking. If you are dissatisfied with the alternatives offered, you are entitled to a full refund of the original purchase price for the unused adventures.

Pursuit Adventure & Travel is not responsible for any additional costs associated with delays due to situations outside of its control, such as weather conditions or highway closures.

Vouchers and Ticket to Ride

For some activities you will receive a personalized Pursuit Adventure & Travel voucheror Ticket to Ride. You must provide the original Pursuit Adventure & Travel voucher or Ticket to Ride in order to redeem your adventure. Those bookings cannot be honored or redeemed without presenting a valid voucher.

Your voucher and Ticket to Ride can be confiscated and immediately cancelled without refund if it has been altered, if the information does not match your Photo ID or if fraud is suspected.

Passenger or Itinerary Change

All passenger or itinerary change request must be made by phone or email.

For day adventures, you can change the passenger name & information or transfer your booking to an alternate adventure up to 24 hours prior to departure at no cost.

For overnight adventures, you can transfer your booking to an alternate adventure up to 30 days prior to departure at no cost. You can change the passenger name & information up to 15 days prior to departure at no cost. Passenger name and information changes within 14 days of departure, if authorized by Pursuit Adventure & Travel, will incur a $30 administration fee.

If you make changes to passenger or itinerary you may incur additional fees based on the availability, pricing of the alternate adventure chosen, change of occupancy or any other fees charged by Pursuit Adventure & Travel suppliers.

Discount and special offer pricing may be forfeited if you make changes to passengers or the itinerary after booking.

Certain adventures, tickets and activities cannot be changed due to requirements of Pursuit Adventure & Travel suppliers. All changes are based on availability and Pursuit Adventure & Travel cannot guarantee the success of any change request.

Rooming Arrangements

Most adventures offer varying rates based on room occupancy. All participants sharing a room must be included in the same booking to take advantage of these rates.

Passports, Visas & Insurance

It is the responsibility of all passengers, regardless of nationality and destination to check with the appropriate consulate for current entry requirements. As entry requirements can change without notice, Pursuit Adventure & Travel recommends that you re-check with the appropriate consulate closer to the departure date.

Pursuit Adventure & Travel strongly recommends that you obtain a comprehensive Travel Insurance Policy prior to departure. If you cancel your trip or significantly alter the travel dates many policies will reimburse the cost of cancellation fees and related expenses.

NSF Cheques

A one time $40 charge will be applied to all returned cheques. Returned payments may result in your booking being cancelled without refunds.

GST, Tax and Fees

Unless otherwise stated, GST is not included in our prices. All park fees, tourism levies on accommodation and room taxes are included.

Damage Deposits

Tour participants are responsible for any damages or incidental charges to accommodation properties and for any damage to equipment while on our tours. All participants are responsible to provide a credit card deposit to the accommodation provider at check-in. Please contact us for more details.

Waiver

All participants must sign a waiver prior to departure. Additional waivers for specific activities may be required by third parties.

Unused Activities, Modifications & Amendments

The adventures are based around travel which can involve risk and be unpredictable. Pursuit Adventure & Travel cannot guarantee departure or arrival times. Weather and conditions may also change quickly, resulting in activities being substituted or cancelled. Road closures may also lead to tours being cancelled or rerouted. All adventures are sold as a package and, except in the case of some add-on activities, cannot be separated into individual components for refunds.

Undesirable Behaviour

Pursuit Adventure & Travel reserves the right to terminate a client’s participation in any activity or tour when he/she engages in behavior that is deemed by its employees to be unsafe for any of the participants (including oneself), causes damages to our property or the property of our suppliers, refuses to sign the required waivers and/or is acting in a way that prevents the other participants from enjoying their tours. In the event that participation is terminated no refunds will be issued and the participant will be responsible for all costs associated with its return to the departure point.

Injuries

Pursuit Adventure & Travel guides must be notified of all injuries while on tour (whether they happened during a guided activity or not). When required, the guides will assist EMS or the facility’s first aid provider. An ambulance will be called if transportation to a hospital is required. The guides will arrange a pickup from the hospital on the way home if possible. If a longer stay is required, the guides will be available to make arrangements for lodging and transportation but the guest will be responsible for all costs associated with these arrangements.

Refunds

Please contact us if our services did not meet your expectations. Refunds will only be issued at Pursuit Adventure & Travel’s discretion, based on written communication received.

Group Adventures

These are private group tours organized by Pursuit Adventure & Travel on behalf of an organizer (individual, group, association or corporation). The organizer is responsible for the rooming arrangements, departure time and to fulfill their booking commitments. Pursuit Adventure & Travel looks after the logistics of the trip and may provide templates, documents, promotional material, website and electronic booking system to facilitate the coordination of the trip by the organizer.

General Terms & Conditions

Our general Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy apply in addition to the Terms & Conditions specific to Adventure Tours listed below. Please review them carefully.

Fares, Prices and Availability

All fares and prices quoted are subject to availability. Prices are valid until the expiration of the quote. Adventures can be withdrawn without notice. Availability is not confirmed until a deposit or payment has been received and confirmation is provided by Pursuit Adventure & Travel.

Payments

A minimum 20% deposit per person is usually required at the time of booking (actual deposit will vary, check the specific adventure for deposit details). The balance is usually required a minimum of 30 days prior to departure. In the case that the payment schedule outlined in your agreement is not followed your booking may be canceled without refund.

Payment is due upon booking for all adventures departing within 30 days.

Please review your Group Adventure Agreement for the complete schedule of payments for your adventure.

Vouchers

For some activities you will receive a personalized Pursuit Adventure & Travel voucher. You must provide the original Pursuit Adventure & Travel voucher in order to redeem those adventures. Those booking cannot be honored or redeemed without presenting a valid voucher.

For security reasons, you may be required to present a valid Photo ID when redeeming the voucher. This is done to help prevent fraud. If the adventure is purchased as a gift, or for another person please advise us at the time of booking.

Your voucher can be confiscated and immediately canceled without refund if it has been altered, if the information does not match your Photo ID or if fraud is suspected.

Cancellation Policy

The following policy applies in most cases, please review you Group Adventure Agreement for complete details for your adventure:

  • Cancellation 30+ days prior to departure will result in the deposit being forfeited.
  • Cancellation within 30 days of departure will result in the full amount being forfeited.
  • Cancellation charges are calculated from the day cancellation is received by email or fax.

Each situation is unique but unfortunately there are no exception to these charges.

Pursuit Adventure & Travel reserve the right to cancel tours if insufficient bookings have been received prior to departure. In the event that a tour is cancelled by us for this reason, confirmed bookings will be offered an alternate date. If no suitable alternate date is found, they will receive a full refund.

In certain circumstances Pursuit Adventure & Travel or its suppliers may require changes to the services they provide. These changes may apply to adventure dates, prices, inclusions, coverage, age requirements, etc and Pursuit Adventure & Travel reserves the right to cancel, change or substitute any service, tour, ticket or product that you have booked at any time for any reason. Where feasible, advance notice will be provided to allow for amendments and changes to the booking. If you are dissatisfied with the alternatives offered, you are entitled to a full refund of the original purchase price for the unused adventures.

Pursuit Adventure & Travel is not responsible for any additional costs associated with delays due to situations outside of its control, such as weather conditions or highway closures.

Passenger or Itinerary Change

All passenger or itinerary change request must be made to our customer service representatives.

A passenger list, including rooming arrangements must be provided 30 days prior to departure or as per your Group Adventure Agreement. An administrative charge of $50 will be applied to any late passenger list. Failure to provide a passenger list can result in the cancellation of your booking without refunds.

Itinerary changes and add-on adventures can be done as specified in your Group Adventure Agreement.

You can change the passenger name & information up to 15 days prior to departure at no cost. Passenger name and information changes within 14 days of departure, if authorized by Pursuit Adventure & Travel, will incur a $30 administration fee.

If you make changes to passenger or itinerary you may incur additional fees based on the availability, pricing of the alternate adventure chosen, change of occupancy or any other fees charged by Pursuit Adventure & Travel suppliers.

Discount and special offer pricing may be forfeited if you make changes to passengers or the itinerary after booking.

Certain adventures, tickets and activities cannot be changed due to requirements of Pursuit Adventure & Travel suppliers. All changes are based on availability and Pursuit Adventure & Travel cannot guarantee the success of any change request.

Rooming Arrangements

The organizer is responsible to make the rooming arrangements, based on the occupancy quoted in the Group Adventure Agreement.

Passports, Visas & Insurance

It is the responsibility of all passengers, regardless of nationality and destination to check with the appropriate consulate for current entry requirements.

As entry requirements can change without notice, Pursuit Adventure & Travel recommends that you re-check with the appropriate consulate closer to the departure date.

Pursuit Adventure & Travel strongly recommend that you obtain a comprehensive Travel Insurance Policy prior to departure. If you cancel your trip or significantly alter the travel dates many policies will reimburse the cost of cancellation fees and related expenses.

NSF Cheques

A one time $40 charge will be applied to all returned cheques. Returned payments may result in your booking being cancelled without refunds.

GST, Tax and Fees

Unless otherwise stated, GST is not included in our prices. All park fees, tourism levies on accommodation and room taxes are included.

Damage Deposits

The organizer is responsible for any damages or incidental charges to accommodation properties and for any damage to equipment while on our tours. All participants are responsible to provide a credit card deposit to the accommodation provider at check-in as required. Please contact us for more details.

Waiver

All participants must sign a waiver prior to departure. Additional waivers for specific activities may be required by third parties.

Unused Activities, Modifications & Amendments

The adventures are based around travel which can involve risk and be unpredictable. Pursuit Adventure & Travel cannot guarantee departure or arrival times. Weather and conditions may also change quickly, resulting in activities being substituted or cancelled. Road closure may also lead to tours being cancelled or rerouted. All adventures are sold as a package and, except in the case of some add-on activities, cannot be separated into individual components for refunds.

Undesirable Behaviour

Pursuit Adventure & Travel reserves the right to terminate a client’s participation in any activity or tour when he/she engages in behavior that is deemed by its employees to be unsafe for any of the participants (including oneself), causes damages to our property or the property of our suppliers, refuses to sign the required waivers and/or is acting in a way that prevents the other participants from enjoying their tours. In the event that participation is terminated no refunds will be issued and the participant will be responsible for all costs associated with its return to the departure point.

Injuries

Pursuit Adventure & Travel guides must be notified of all injuries while on tour (whether they happened during a guided activity or not). When required, the guides will assist EMS or the facility’s first aid provider. An ambulance will be called if transportation to a hospital is required. The guides will arrange a pickup from the hospital on the way home if possible. If a longer stay is required, the guides will be available to make arrangements for lodging and transportation but the guest will be responsible for all costs associated with these arrangements.

Refunds

Please contact us if our services did not meet your expectations. Refunds will only be issued at Pursuit Adventure & Travel’s discretion, based on written communication received.

Charters & Airport Shuttles

These are private group tours organized by Pursuit Adventure & Travel on behalf of an organizer (individual, group, association or corporation) but where Pursuit Adventure & Travel is not responsible for accommodations, tours or activities. This includes charters and airport shuttles booked with Pursuit Adventure & Travel that are provided by a third party operator.

General Terms & Conditions

Our general Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy apply in addition to the specific Terms & Conditions listed below. Please review them carefully.

Fares, Prices and Availability

All fares and prices quoted are subject to availability. Prices are valid until the expiration of the quote. Adventures can be withdrawn without notice. Availability is not confirmed until a deposit has been received and confirmation is provided by Pursuit Adventure & Travel.

Third Party Operators

Some services may be provided by third party operators and will be listed on your quote and/or agreement. The third party operator may have additional terms and conditions which will apply to your booking.

Payments

A 20% deposit per booking is required at the time of booking with the balance due a minimum of 7 days prior to departure (actual payment schedule may vary as outlined in your agreement). In the case that the payment schedule is not followed your booking will be cancelled without refunds or credits.

Payment is due upon booking for all adventures departing within 7 days.

Cancellation Policy

The following charges apply:

  • For cancellation 7+days prior to departure a credit for the amount paid will be issued for a future adventure;
  • For cancellations within 7 days of departure a cancellation fee of $500 per day booked will be applied (or the total amount paid if less than $500). The balance will be issued as a credit for future adventures. Credits cannot be applied to balance owing.

For bookings where the services are provided by a third party operator, any cancellations fees charged by the third party operator will be added to the above terms.

Cancellation charges are calculated from the business day the cancellation is received by email or phone. Each situation is unique but unfortunately there are no exception to these charges.

Cancellations by Pursuit Adventure & Travel

In the event that we must cancel your booking, a full refund will be issued.

Weather Delays and Force Majeure

Pursuit Adventure & Travel is not responsible for any additional costs associated with delays due to situations outside of its control, such as weather conditions, highway closures or mechanical issues. Our drivers must comply with the hours of services requirements and as a result of delays an additional night may be required.

In the event that, in our opinion, the trip must be cancelled prior to departure a full refund will be issued.

In the event that, in the opinion of the driver, the itinerary must be changed after departure the following applies:

  • If we return to the pick up location within 4 hours of departure, a credit will be issued for the full amount paid;
  • If an additional night is required, the client is responsible for the driver’s extra hotel night. No additional charges apply.

We cannot guarantee arrival times. Due to the potential for delays we recommend that you allow ample time in your itinerary. For airport shuttles we recommend that you plan to be at the airport a minimum of 2 hours prior to your flight. We are not responsible for any cost or liability incurred as a result of delays.

Itinerary Change

All itinerary change request must be made to our customer service representatives prior to departure or to the driver once the trip has started. Itinerary changes, if feasible, may incur additional fees. This includes weather related changes made at the request of the client.

In the event of a flight delay for airport shuttles, the client is responsible to inform us as early as possible. Pursuit Adventure & Travel will wait for up to 3 hours after the scheduled arrival unless prior arrangements are made.

Accommodations

For overnight stays, the client is responsible for providing private accommodation for the driver and/or guide.

Passports, Visas & Insurance

It is the responsibility of all passengers, regardless of nationality and destination to check with the appropriate consulate for current entry requirements.

As entry requirements can change without notice, Pursuit Adventure & Travel recommends that you re-check with the appropriate consulate closer to the departure date.

Pursuit Adventure & Travel strongly recommend that you obtain a comprehensive Travel Insurance Policy prior to departure. If you cancel your trip or significantly alter the travel dates many policies will reimburse the cost of cancellation fees and related expenses.

NSF Cheques

A one time $40 charge will be applied to all returned cheques. Returned payments may result in your booking being cancelled without refunds.

GST, Tax and Fees

Unless otherwise stated, GST is not included in our prices. All park fees, tourism levies on accommodation and room taxes are included.

Damage Deposits

The client is responsible for any damages to equipment caused by guests while on our tours.

Undesirable Behaviour

Pursuit Adventure & Travel reserves the right to terminate a client’s participation in any activity or tour when he/she engages in behavior that is deemed by its employees to be unsafe for any of the participants (including oneself), causes damages to our property or the property of our suppliers, refuses to sign the required waivers and/or is acting in a way that prevents the other participants from enjoying their tours. In the event that participation is terminated no refunds will be issued and the participant will be responsible for all costs associated with its return to the departure point.

Injuries

Pursuit Adventure & Travel guides must be notified of all injuries while on tour (whether they happened during a guided activity or not). When required, the guides will assist EMS or the facility’s first aid provider. An ambulance will be called if transportation to a hospital is required. The guides will arrange a pickup from the hospital on the way home if possible. If a longer stay is required, the guides will be available to make arrangements for lodging and transportation but the guest will be responsible for all costs associated with these arrangements.

Refunds

Please contact us if our services did not meet your expectations. Refunds will only be issued at Pursuit Adventure & Travel’s discretion, based on written communication received.

Vacations

These are packages consisting of accommodation and activities available to independent travelers.

General Terms & Conditions

Our general Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy apply in addition to the Terms & Conditions specific to Adventure Tours listed below. Please review them carefully.

Fares, Prices and Availability

All fares and prices quoted are subject to availability. Prices are subject to change until deposit or payment is received. Adventures can be withdrawn without notice. Availability is not confirmed until a deposit or payment has been received and confirmation is provided by Pursuit Adventure & Travel.

Payments

A minimum 20% deposit per person is required at the time of booking (actual deposit will vary, check the specific adventure for deposit details). The balance is required a minimum of 30 days prior to departure. In the case that the balance owing payment is not received 30 days prior to departure your booking will be cancelled and no refunds will be issued.

Payment is due upon booking for all adventures departing within 30 days.

Vouchers

You will receive a personalized Pursuit Adventure & Travel voucher for most adventures booked. You must provide the original Pursuit Adventure & Travel voucher in order to redeem your adventure. Your booking cannot be honored or redeemed without presenting a valid voucher.

For security reasons, you may be required to present a valid Photo ID when redeeming the voucher. This is done to help prevent fraud. If the adventure is purchased as a gift, or for another person please advise us at the time of booking.

Your voucher can be confiscated and immediately canceled without refund if it has been altered, if the information does not match your Photo ID or if fraud is suspected.

Cancellation Policy

The following policy applies:

  • Cancellation 30+ days prior to departure will result in the deposit being forfeited.
  • Cancellation within 30 days of departure will result in the full amount being forfeited.
  • Cancellation charges are calculated from the day cancellation is received by email or fax.

Each situation is unique but unfortunately there are no exception to these charges.

In certain circumstances Pursuit Adventure & Travel or its suppliers may require changes to the services they provide. These changes may apply to adventure dates, prices, inclusions, coverage, age requirements, etc and Pursuit Adventure & Travel reserves the right to cancel, change or substitute any service, tour, ticket or product that you have booked at any time for any reason. Where feasible, advance notice will be provided to allow for amendments and changes to the booking. If you are dissatisfied with the alternatives offered, you are entitled to a full refund of the original purchase price for the unused adventures.

Pursuit Adventure & Travel is not responsible for any additional costs associated with delays due to situations outside of its control, such as weather conditions or highway closures.

Guest or Itinerary Change

Local requirements vary on the guest information we must provide to our suppliers. Pursuit Adventure & Travel will provide all the information you provided that is required by its suppliers.

All guest or itinerary change request must be made to our customer service representatives.

For day adventures, you can change the guest name & information or transfer your booking to an alternate adventure up to 7 days prior to your vacation at no cost.

For overnight adventures, you can transfer your booking to an alternate adventure up to 30 days prior to departure at no cost. You can change the guest name & information up to 15 days prior to departure at no cost. Guest name and information changes within 14 days of departure, if authorized by Pursuit Adventure & Travel, will incur a $30 administration fee.

If you make changes to guests or itinerary you may incur additional fees based on the availability, pricing of the alternate adventure chosen, change of occupancy or any other fees charged by Pursuit Adventure & Travel suppliers.

Discount and special offer pricing may be forfeited if you make changes to guests or the itinerary after booking.

Certain adventures, tickets and activities cannot be changed due to requirements of Pursuit Adventure & Travel suppliers. All changes are based on availability and Pursuit Adventure & Travel cannot guarantee the success of any change request.

Passports, Visas & Insurance

It is the responsibility of all passengers, regardless of nationality and destination to check with the appropriate consulate for current entry requirements.

As entry requirements can change without notice, Pursuit Adventure & Travel recommends that you re-check with the appropriate consulate closer to the departure date.

Pursuit Adventure & Travel strongly recommend that you obtain a comprehensive Travel Insurance Policy prior to departure. If you cancel your trip or significantly alter the travel dates many policies will reimburse the cost of cancellation fees and related expenses.

NSF Cheques

A one time $40 charge will be applied to all returned cheques. Returned payments may result in your booking being cancelled without refunds.

GST, Tax and Fees

Unless otherwise stated, GST is not included in our prices. All park fees, tourism levies on accommodation and room taxes are included.

Damage Deposits

Tour participants are responsible for any damages or incidental charges to accommodation properties and for any damage to equipment while on our tours. All participants are responsible to provide a credit card deposit to the accommodation provider at check-in. Please contact us for more details.

Waiver

Waivers for specific activities may be required by third parties.

Unused Activities, Modifications & Amendments

The adventures are based around travel which can involve risk and be unpredictable. Pursuit Adventure & Travel cannot guarantee departure or arrival times. Weather and conditions may also change quickly, resulting in activities being substituted or cancelled. Road closure may also lead to tours being cancelled or rerouted. All adventures are sold as a package and, except in the case of some add-on activities, cannot be separated into individual components for refunds.

Undesirable Behaviour

Pursuit Adventure & Travel reserves the right to terminate a client’s participation in any activity or tour when he/she engages in behavior that is deemed by its employees to be unsafe for any of the participants (including oneself), causes damages to our property or the property of our suppliers, refuses to sign the required waivers and/or is acting in a way that prevents the other participants from enjoying their tours. In the event that participation is terminated no refunds will be issued and the participant will be responsible for all costs associated with its return to the departure point.

Refunds

Please contact us if our services did not meet your expectations. Refunds will only be issued at Pursuit Adventure & Travel’s discretion, based on written communication received.