Absolute Ocean Charters are subject to the following conditions:
- To secure your fishing booking we require a minimum 50% deposit at time of booking either by credit card, cash or bank transfer.
- To secure your whale watching or eco cruise booking we require a minimum 100% deposit at time of booking either by credit card, cash or bank transfer.
- We reserve the right to cancel or change any tour due to unforeseen circumstances.
- For exclusive private charters, we require a $1000 deposit at time of booking with full payment due 7 days prior to departure.
- AOC reserves the right to cancel or postpone any tour due to unforeseen circumstances. If any of our tours are cancelled due to bad weather, safety issues or insufficient numbers you will be offered a spot on the next tour available or you will receive a full refund.
- If you decide to cancel your booking for any reason and give 72 or more hours notice prior to tour departure date we will refund your payment in full. If you give us less than 72 hours notice but at least 24 hours notice prior to tour departure date we will refund your payment less a 50% cancellation charge. There are no refunds for bookings cancelled within 24 hours of tour departure date or tours purchased but not utilised.
- For exclusive private charters, cancellations without penalty can be made up until 7 days prior to departure.
- If you need to cancel your booking due to Covid-19 state travel restrictions, a full refund will be offered. Or the opportunity to rebook your experience for another date in the future. **If you need to cancel your booking due to a positive Covid-19 RAT or PCR test within 24hrs of departure, we will offer a 50% refund in good faith upon positive test shown.
- All participants in any AOC tour accept to do so at their own risk, and assume full responsibility for each of the risks and dangers that may arise during or out of their participation in any tour.
- All participants accept that they are in good health and physical condition suitable to participate in any tour.
- All participants have informed AOC of any personal conditions or requirements that may affect their participation in any tour.
- If anyone would like to discuss AOC’s full liability agreement please don’t hesitate to contact us.