Risk Disclosure

Please ensure that you have read and understood each of the following points:

 

1. The Participant warrants that he or she is physically fit and has no condition or injury that could be affected by participation in river rafting/kayaking.

 

2. The Participant agrees that all trips are non-smoking.

 

3. The Participant accepts that river rafting/kayaking carries with it some degree of risk:  both to the person, property and emotional trauma of friends and             family.  Knowing of the risk the Participant still wishes to register and participate in river rafting/kayaking and so expressly agrees to assume the risk of                 injury, damage or trauma to loved ones while participating in river rafting/kayaking.

 

4. The Participant releases, waives and holds harmless Family Adventures Ltd (herein known as FA), its officers and/or its employees from all claims, losses,             damages or expenses during or in conjunction with participation in river rafting/kayaking, (including any claims for damage caused by negligence of FA,             its officers and/or its employees) together with all costs (including legal fees that may be incurred as a result of any claims, losses, damages or expenses).            This exclusion is subject to any rights or remedies you may have under the Consumer Guarantees Act 1993.

 

5. The Participant also indemnifies FA, its officers and/or its employees against all claims, losses, damages or expenses or claims that any of the                                   Participant’s agents or guests or any one or more of his or her executors, administrators, heirs, next of kin, successors, or assignees may have or assert and         against all costs (including legal fees that may be incurred as a result of any such claims, losses damages or expenses).

 

6. The Participant hereby consents to receive medical treatment which may be deemed necessary by FA in the case of injury, accident or illness during the               course of undertaking river rafting/kayaking, and agrees to indemnify FA in respect of such medical treatment.

 

7. In the event that the Participant is not a resident of New Zealand, the Participant declares that he or she will not attempt to avoid the conditions set out in 4 &     5 above by commencing any legal proceedings in any other country.   

 

8. The Participant agrees to follow all lawfully given instructions.

 

9. No Participant is to be permitted to board a raft/kayak by the guide if that Participant is believed to be in a state of impairment that may be a hazard to                 himself/herself or to other Participants on the raft/kayak (either perceived or actual).

 

10. FA reserves the right to cancel any trip, or anyone from the trip, on the basis of compromised safety.

 

11. Each Participant will be equipped with appropriate equipment which must be always worn and kept properly adjusted during the course of the trip.

 

12. The Participant understands that at any time prior to the actual rafting/kayaking trip, he/she can cancel and obtain a full refund of the rafting/kayaking               portion.

 

13. I acknowledge the contagious nature of the Coronavirus/COVID-19 and that the MOH and many other public health authorities still recommend                             practicing social distancing. 
      I further acknowledge that Family Adventure Ltd cannot guarantee that I will not become infected with the Coronavirus/Covid-19. I understand that the risk       of becoming exposed to and/or infected by the Coronavirus/COVID-19 may result from the actions, omissions, or negligence of myself and others,                         including, but not limited to, rafting staff, and other rafting clients and their families.

 

14. I attest that:
      * I am not experiencing any symptom of illness such as cough, shortness of breath or difficulty breathing, fever, chills, repeated shaking with chills, muscle            pain, headache, sore throat, or new loss of taste or smell.
      * I have not travelled to a highly impacted area within the last 14 days.
      * I do not believe I have been exposed to someone with a suspected and/or confirmed case of the Coronavirus/COVID-19. 
      * I have not been diagnosed with Coronavirus/Covid-19 and not yet cleared as non-contagious by state or local public health authorities.
      * I am following all MOH recommended guidelines as much as possible and limiting my exposure to the Coronavirus/COVID-19.

 

 

The Participant has read and understood the foregoing terms and conditions and agrees to be bound thereby.