Frequently Asked Questions

What is Nature Immersion?

Immersing ones self in nature is excellent medicine for the madness of modern life. Cultivating awareness of nature will lead you back to a simpler and more organic way of relating to life that reveals new and exciting layers of your personality. Nature Immersion evokes connections, awareness and understanding about the benefits of establishing a reciprocal relationship with nature.

 The incorporation of Citizen Science into these experiences provides an opportunity to learn and contribute to real science projects in Western Australia. With citizen science you can not only learn about the world just outside your window, you can also lend a helping hand to some real science projects across The Great Southern and even across Western Australia! Get involved with our interactive experiences through use of apps such as iNaturalist and FrogID, helping monitor and collect important data that is used to increase scientific knowledge.

Our job as your Nature Immersion guide is to get you to slow down as you walk along the earth, immersing yourself into nature's beauty, calming your mind and rejuvenating your spirit.

How fit do I need to be?

Most of our Experiences are suitable for any fitness level, but we do encourage you to be fit enough to make the most of the experiences we have on offer. Note, for the safety of all passengers, we reserve the right to prevent passengers from participating in some activities.

Please read the itinerary for your chosen experience, and if you have any queries regarding your fitness level, it's important that you discuss this with us at time of booking.

Eco Tours

Most of our Nature Based Experiences are suitable for all levels of fitness.

There will be some that include a significant amount of walking throughout the day and therefore requires a moderate level of fitness. This will be advised on the itinerary if this is the case.

Nature Immersion / Adventures

They are suitable for most fitness levels. You do not have to be incredibly fit but there are often steps, or steep ascents and descents, so you must be able to handle that terrain.

She Seeks Adventure

They are suitable for most fitness levels. You do not have to be incredibly fit but there are often steps, or steep ascents and descents, so you must be able to handle that terrain.

What is the waiver?

Waivers are essential documents signed before you participate in any high risk adventure activity to specify that you understand and accept the level of risks associated with the activity. Waivers are part of our insurance requirements so that we can continue to be able to provide you with adventure experiences that are perceived as high risk.

Please note that safety is of a high important to us and we do have strict procedures in place for any high risk adventure experience.  Our guides are all trained, experienced and qualified to provide you this level of safety.

What should I bring with me?

On all of our Experiences we advise you to bring comfortable non-slip sturdy walking shoes, a hat, sunscreen, water bottle, camera, warm jumper/wind proof jacket. Please see individual itineraries for specific items such as bathers and towel.

Can I bring my kids?

Children who are able to handle adventurous experiences are welcome to join in and whilst we do recommend that most are suitable for children 8 years and over, you know your child's capability better than we do so please use your own discretion when booking.

Do you offer a pick-up / drop-off service?

We do offer complimentary pick-up and drop-off from the local Tourist Stand and hotels for our Eco Tours only, unless otherwise stated in your itinerary. If you are not picked up within 15 minutes of your pick-up time, the onus is on the passenger to telephone 0439 463 285 to advise, as tours depart at the scheduled time.

Are meals provided?

We provide healthy meals as specified in your itinerary, using fresh local produce from around Western Australia.

Do you accept payment plans?

All Down Under Experiences

Full payment is required to confirm an Experience unless specified in the itinerary or alternative arrangements have been made. Failure to adhere to the payment policy may result in cancellation of your booking.

What are your cancellation fees?

Due to the extensive organisation involved with touring, a strict cancellation fee will be applicable to compensate for costs and lost revenue. We strongly recommend you take this in to consideration prior to making your booking. We also recommend taking out travel insurance to cover against such charges.

Please refer to our Terms and Conditions here for full details.

Will the activity/tour go ahead in unfavourable weather conditions?

Please note that all experiences are likely to go ahead in most weather conditions including rain, and that only in Severe Weather Warnings and Extreme Heat will an event be postponed, not cancelled.

In cases of rain, we ask advise that participants dress accordingly and as the old saying goes,

There's not such thing as bad weather, only unsuitable clothing.

In the case of a participant not able to attend an experience due to it being rescheduled we will provide a credit to be used another time.

What is the climate like in WA?

Western Australia is famous for its long days of sunshine, spotless blue skies and brilliant beaches. It has a diverse range of climate zones, varying from tropical in the north to temperate in the south.

WA has two distinct variations in seasons. The southern half of the state, which includes Perth, experiences the four seasons of spring, summer, autumn and winter, with temperatures ranging from under 5°C to over 40°C, whereas the northern half of the state has two seasons: "the wet" and "the dry".

"The wet" occurs between October and April when most of the rain falls, bringing humidity and thunderstorms. The daytime temperatures are in the mid to high 30s with evening temperatures in the mid 20s. "The dry" occurs between May and September when clear blue skies are the norm and the temperatures are pleasant during the day and dip considerably during the night.

In the Perth metropolitan area you might hear the term 'the Fremantle Doctor'. This refers to the cooling afternoon south-westerly breeze during summer.

Albany in the South West (our current home) enjoys a Mediterranean climate with warm dry summers and mild wet winters.

Do we need travel insurance?

Travel insurance is not included. We hold a current 10 Million Public Liability Insurance Policy, but we strongly recommend that you acquire your own insurance cover which is your responsibility.  Prior to participating in any adventure you should be aware of the risks involved.

If your booking includes pickup/drop off only!

We use a spacious Toyota Hiace 14 seater, with high-back reclining seats, air con, heating and tinted windows offering passengers unrestricted viewing. We provide usb charging docks, Wi-Fi and a DVD player to use on long trips.

We may also use a luxury Toyota Prado 7 seater with air con, heating and tinted windows offering passengers unrestricted viewing. We provide usb charging docks and Wi-Fi.

Please note these vehicles do not have a toilet on board, but we do stop regularly to take toilet breaks.

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