Terms & Conditions
Full payment required before departure, including BYO fee.
If skipper cancels trip due to bad weather, full refund or postponement offered less administration fee of $50.
If client cancels, no refund given if slot cannot be filled.
Sensible shoes required. Non-slip, non-marking, soft-sole shoes. No high heels or biker boots with buckles or similar sharp, pointy bits that might scratch the boat.
Non-marking clothes required, so no coming straight from a paintball session.
No crepe paper, marker pens etc.
Intoxication NOT permitted and will result in early end to trip with no refund. No bottles of straight spirits.
Stag parties require a bond of $500 paid on arrival in cash. Bond returned at trip’s end if no damage.
Smoking tolerated. Rear of boat only; any burns to vessel will incur $100 fee.
Q: Is 20 the maximum number of guests we can have on board?
A: Yes, that is our survey limit and also the number catered for with safety gear, including lifejackets.
Q: Can we land on any of the islands?
A: You can land on Mākaro/Ward Island but need to swim, kayak or paddle-board ashore. Matiu/Somes Island is a nature reserve and landings are permitted only at the main wharf on the north-east point of the Island.
Q: Can we use the dinghy?
A: The dinghy is set up as a rescue lifeboat and cannot be used for recreation.
Q: Can I buy a gift voucher?
A: Yes you can. We can arrange a gift voucher for any value. Call today to find out more.