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Terms & Conditions

TOUR BOOKING/PAYMENT

For the tour a 20% non-refundable deposit is required to confirm your booking. This deposit secures a place on the tour. The final balance payment is due 14 days before the tour starts. If the total balance is not received 14 days before tour start, SATBA reserves the right to treat this reservation as cancelled and charge the cancellation fee.

CANCELLATION POLICY

Cancelling after booking confirmation, but prior to your final payment, your 20% deposit is non-refundable.

If cancelling after final payment has been received:

More than 14 days prior to departure date – 70% is refunded.
14 days or less prior to departure date – no refund

UNUSED TOUR SECTORS

If a participant fails to join a tour or leaves prior to completion, no refunds will be made. No refunds will be made in respect of any part of the tour that are not used or undertaken.

Mechanical Difficulties  – In the event of mechanical breakdown South Australian Trail Bike Adventures will make every effort to provide repair to get you moving again to continue your tour.

RELEASE AND WAIVER, ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND INDEMNITY

Every participant of a tour operated by SATBA is required to accept and sign an assumption of risk and indemnity agreement form of rights before tour starts. SATBA cannot accept any tour participant without a duly signed release and waiver, assumption of risk and indemnity agreement form.

By booking a guided tour you agree that you understand and agree to the indemnity release details summarised below,  the actual indemnity release form will be signed on the morning of the tour, which is between you and  SA Trail Bike Adventures  you agree that you are participating entirely at your own risk and that you, your successors, executors and administrators will release, indemnify and not instigate any claim, demand or expense against The Company for any personal injury, loss of life or damage to personal property suffered during or subsequent to events on the tour.

The participant must acknowledge that any road whether sealed or unsealed, or any other venue upon which you travel, may have muddy, sandy or rocky surfaces with defects either hidden or exposed as is the nature of some roads.  You must agree to obey and observe all rules and directions given during a tour, whether given in writing or verbally by The Company and the Company has the right to exclude you from any tour for non-adherence to any rule or direction given.

You must accept that you are permitted to take part in a tour on condition that you ride safely with due care and regard for other people and property.

You must acknowledge that motorcycle riding, can be dangerous and that participation in a tour organised and promoted by the Company may expose you to the possibility of injury or death and further, you must acknowledge that the way other people may ride, drive or act is outside the control of The Company.

You must acknowledge that there may be no, or inadequate facilities for treatment or transport of participants if participants are injured.  You agree that you understand that travel insurance to cover all forms of personal injury, repatriation or costs in the event of death is essential and it is your responsibility to ensure you have appropriate cover.

You agree to wear appropriate motorcycle safety equipment at all times and that you are medically fit to undertake a motorcycle tour.

You must agree that you have read and understand the summary indemnity release, full version signed upon morning of departure of tour, and agree that participation in a guided tour is entirely at your own risk.

OUR SUPPORT

Our 4×4 dual cab, vehicle is equipped with fuel, water, tools, spares, Sat phone, comprehensive first aid kit and all the necessary off road equipment and we offer special rates for non riding participants, partners etc, on our Adventure Tours.

SAFETY

Our guides are trained in first aid and are equipped with first aid supplies and satellite phone for any necessary first aid attention. You will be briefed on conditions daily of expected itinerary.

Before every tour begins, your motorcycle tour leader will give each participant a briefing about local speed limits, signage, and other applicable traffic regulations.

It is the participant’s responsibility to adhere to all traffic regulations. All local road rules must be complied with.
Participants must hold a valid motorcycle licence.
Helmets are mandatory.
Participants must be aware of traffic, road conditions, weather and other motorcyclists.
Participants understand that motorcycling is a dangerous activity and are aware of these risks and fully accepts these risks, and are solely responsible for keeping their motorcycle under control, selecting proper speeds and adhering to state laws.
Participants are solely responsible for their choice of riding style and speed selection even when following a motorcycle tour guide in convoy formation with other motorcyclists.
Participants ride at his/her own risk and are legally liable for injury or damage to fellow participants or other road users, whether being lead by the motorcycle leader or otherwise.
Participants must follow the directions of the motorcycle leader at all times.
The motorcycle tour leader reserves the right to terminate a rider’s motorcycle tour if he considers the rider is unsafe either to himself/herself or to others, or for offensive behaviour, and thereby forfeiting the balance of the motorcycle tour.

BAGGAGE

On our 1 day tours we require you to bring along a small backpack with your personal items required to carry with you on your back while riding.  This backpack also must be able to hold your minimum 2 litre hydration pack.  If you wish to carry a camera, you may want to also bring a bum-bag so that it is easily accessible.

INSURANCE

SATBA highly recommends all participants take out travel insurance which offers cover while motorcycling off-road.  South Australian Trail Bike Adventures, its Agents, Assigns and Contractors accept no responsibility for a customer’s failure to arrange appropriate cover.  We strongly recommend you cover yourself with travel insurance in case of accident and to ensure that if your personal circumstances change and you have to cancel, your costs are covered.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

Copy of current motorcycle licence or learners licence
Terms and Conditions must be read and accepted.
Release and Waiver, Assumption of Risk and Indemnity Agreement must also be signed in person at the beginning of your tour. We will provide a copy for you to sign.

RELEASE OF LIABILITY

South Australian Trail Bike Adventures, its Agents, Assigns and Contractors accept no responsibility for and shall not be liable in respect of any loss, damage, alerations, delays or changes arising from circumstance outside its or its Contractors’ control, such as, but not solely, war or threat of war, riot, industrial dispute, civil strife, fire, adverse weather conditions, terrorist activity, natural and nuclear disaster, technical transport problems, computer malfunction, cancellation of scheduled or charter airlines, closure or congestion of airports or ports, or financial failure of Contractors or departments.