Conditions of Travel, payments, and deposits
Our tours are all inclusive tours. Tours include transportation, all accommodations, activities, and meals. They do not include international airfare (people join from all over the world), they also do not include gratuities, or personal items, and souvenirs. All prices are in US dollars.
An initial deposit/payment to guarantee your place is required (amount depends upon the tour - we will advise when you contact us to express your interest). In the event of cancelation by you, this deposit may be partially refunded, depending on the tour (some tours require many advance payments for hotels, transportation, guides etc.) and timing of your cancellation.
Please understand that places on tours are limited. If you must cancel, we respectfully request a minimum of 3 months’ notice. On a multi-participant booking, each person is charged a cancellation fee.
If you cancel your booking, we will impose cancellation charges as follows:
Cancellations made 90 days or more in advance of the tour departure date will receive a 100% refund.
Cancellations made between 60 and 79 days in advance of the tour departure date will receive a 75% refund.
Cancellations made between 30 and 59 days in advance of the tour departure date will receive a 50% refund.
Cancellations made less than 30 days in advance of the tour departure date will not receive a refund.
....and their flora and fauna
Plant, Birding, and Nature Tours
Focusing on: Bromeliads, Cactus, Orchids, Aloes, and all Succulents
Focusing on Neotropical Birding (South and Central America)
SAFARIS AND GALAPAGOS
Included in tours, or offered as extensions. Galapagos cruises
GEOLOGY AND HIKING TOURS
Focusing on: Andean Volcanos, and hiking Southern Patagonia
DIVING AND SAILING TOURS
Focusing on large families or 2-3 families. Customs tours, Patagonia hiking
Diving tours, liveaboards: Australia, Red Sea, Bahamas and Caribbean sailing