Terms and Conditions


◊ Astro & Landscape Tours (only)

What’s Included

  • 4 Days (3 nights) Thursday through to Sunday
  • All accommodation
  • All meals and drinks from Thursday lunch to Sunday brunch
  • Boat trip from Hobart to Bruny Island
  • All transport while on the island
  • Transport (bus) back to Hobart
  • Dedicated professional photographers only there for you
  • Photo tuition in both operational camera use and post processing

◊ Aurora & Stop-Down Tours (only)

What’s Included

  • 4 Days (3 nights)
  • All accommodation
  • All meals and drinks
  • All Transfers from/to Hobart to Bruny Island
  • All transport while on the island
  • Photo tuition in both operational camera use and post processing

All Tours

What’s Not Included

  • Transport to and from Hobart (you need to get yourself to Hobart and home)
  • Travel Insurance (required as a condition of booking)
  • Camera equipment
  • Camera insurance

Important

  • Departure
    • The tour starts and finishes in Hobart. You must arrange your own travel to Hobart.

Astro, Landscape, and Stop-Down Tours (only):

      • Departure time is 8.00am on Thursday so you may need to arrive the night before and stay in Hobart.

Aurora Tours (only):

      • Due to the Tours dynamic nature – you will be contacted by one of our staff informing you of a departure date and time.
  • Payment
    • Balance of monies owing is due:

Astro, Landscape, and Stop-Down Tours (only):

      • 30 days before the tour date when minimum participants have been satisfied and the tour is scheduled to go ahead.

Aurora Tours (only):

      • Upon agreeing to participating in the offered Aurora Tour where remaining monies owed will be charged.

  • Tour Status
    • All Bruny Island Photography (NPCT) tours are subject to minimum numbers; therefore, your booking is considered ‘provisional’ until those numbers are met. NPCT may, at its sole discretion, cancel any tour due to minimum numbers not being reached.

Astro, Landscape, and Stop-Down Tours (only):

      • If minimum tour participants haven't been met 31 days prior tour departure, NPCT will cancel the expedition and inform you via email (and phone, if possible). For this reason, we recommend organising your travel schedule (e.g. booking flights, if applicable) after the ‘provisional’ period, i.e. 30 days before tour departure and when remaining monies are due.
  • Travel Insurance
    • It is a requirement that you have travel insurance that includes coverage for:
      • Accident and sickness
      • Emergency evacuation and repatriation of remains
      • Accidental death
      • Tour cancellation
    • Proof of appropriate insurance is required prior to departure with us.
  • Equipment Insurance
    • Equipment insurance is recommended. We will not be responsible for any equipment loss or damage.
  • Health Issues
    • If you have any pre-existing health, medical or physical conditions it is your responsibility to advise us. We cannot accept putting yourself or others at risk on the tour.
    • We reserve the right to cancel any booking on this basis.
  • Diet
    • If you have any special dietary needs, please let us know when booking. We will endeavour to meet those requirements to the best of our ability. 
  • Physical Fitness
    • A reasonable level of walking fitness is required as you will need to have the ability to negotiate uneven ground and walk up hills carrying your kit.
  • Accommodation 
    • Accommodation is shared unless you select the single option.
    • We do not have shared gender accommodation.
    • If you are travelling with a partner let us know to ensure we can place you together.
  • Cancellation Policy
    • All cancellations must be received by email.
    • All refunds will be paid in Australian Dollars and paid with 7 days less any bank fees. Refund only cover monies you have paid to Bruny Island Photography (NPCT) for the tour.
    • If you cancel your place and your spot is filled, we will refund all monies you have paid Bruny Island Photography (NPCT) for the tour less a $200 cancellation fee.

Astro, Landscape, and Stop-Down Tours (only):

      • If you cancel and your spot is not filled a cancellation fee of $200 will apply
        • Up to 90 days prior full refund
        • Up to 60 days prior 50%
        • Up to 30 days prior 25%

Aurora Tours (only):

      • If you cancel and your spot is not filled after accepting and paying the full Aurora Tour fee, you will forfeit your standby deposit.
  • By participating in the Bruny Island Photography Tour/workshop, you agree that any photos or footage taken during the Tour/Workshop can be used to promote Bruny Island Photography Tours, BrunyIsland.au, or Nature Pact, in digital form and in print.
  • NPCT may, at its sole discretion, cancel any tour prior to departure. If NPCT cancels your tour, you can transfer amounts paid to any available alternate departure date, or to another available NPCT tour, or alternatively receive a full refund. In circumstances where the tour cancellation is due to external events outside the reasonable control of NPCT (including but not limited to flood, fire, act of God, natural disasters, disease, war or threat of war, physical unrest, political instability, riots, civil disturbances, terrorist activities (threatened or actual), strikes, port or airport closures, or technical problems with, or unavailability of, necessary transport or services), then refunds or transferrable value will be less any unrecoverable costs. NPCT is not responsible for any incidental expenses that you may have incurred as a result of your booking including but not limited to visas, vaccinations, travel insurance excess or non-refundable flights.