Duty of Care

  1. Waypoint Expeditions (WAYPOINT) will use its best endeavours and make every effort to operate all tours as advertised.
  2. Understand that WAYPOINT and/or its agents operate in remote areas. WAYPOINT reserves the right to amend, vary, re-route or cancel an adventure itinerary where, in its best judgement, road, climatic, or other circumstances deem it to be necessary.
  3. WAYPOINT cannot guarantee exact arrival and departure times.
  4. WAYPOINT reserves the right to employ guides and trainers other than those advertised should the need arise.
  5. At the discretion of WAYPOINT, an expedition program may not proceed if minimum numbers are not achieved. WAYPOINT shall advise as soon as possible should an adventure not proceed under this clause.
  6. WAYPOINT discourages young children from participating on WAYPOINT Expeditions unless stipulated as taking place during school holidays.
  7. Pets are permitted on WAYPOINT Expeditions within the constraints of conservation and National Park requirements.
  8. Understand and accept that WAYPOINT Expeditions are challenging, self-sufficient experiences.
  9. Agree to observe the safety and other instructions of the authorised tour leader/guide/trainer for the duration of the Expedition or training program.
  10. Understand and accept that WAYPOINT, its employees, subsidiaries and agents, is not itself a carrier or hotelier, does not make flight bookings, nor does it own aircraft or hotels. WAYPOINT takes every care in the selection of carriers, hotels, coach operators, driver/guides, travel agents and the suppliers of hire vehicles and other travel services used in adventure tours (all of which are hereafter referred to as “the other suppliers”).
  11. Understand and accept that all bookings made with WAYPOINT are subject to the terms and conditions and limitations and liability imposed by the other suppliers, some of whom limit or exclude liability in respect to death, personal injury or delay.
  12. Understand and accept that WAYPOINT is not in any way liable for the acts, omissions or default whether negligent or otherwise, of the other suppliers.
  13. While every care and precaution is taken, I/we understand that WAYPOINT is not liable for the sickness or injury of any participant.
  14. Confirm that you do not have any pre-existing medical condition or disability which will impact on or prevent me/us from participating in or completing this tour or training program.
  15. Where an expedition is carried out in an area without proper medical services, WAYPOINT and its servants and agents are expressly authorised by me/us and each participant for whom we are responsible to take such action as is necessary for the provision of medical services. This shall include, but not be limited to, the arrangement of any medical evacuation service by air/road, the attendance of any doctor/nurse, and any necessary hospital service.
  16. Understand that all associated costs of the provision of medical services as specified in Clause 15 are to be borne by you.
  17. WAYPOINT strongly recommends that you take out a comprehensive travel insurance policy including medical evacuation coverage, cancellation and theft of personal property in order for you to be indemnified against any losses for which you would otherwise be liable under this agreement.