Thanks for choosing Yonder Sky. Making a payment or deposit on a booking or participating in a tour constitutes your acceptance of these Terms and Conditions, which are subject to change without notice.
COVID-19 Vaccination Required:
All guests must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (at least two weeks beyond the second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines or the single dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine). Please see our COVID-19 response page for more information.
Small group tours: Cancellations made at least 48 hours prior to the tour date will receive a full refund. Cancellations made less than 48 hours prior to the tour date are not refundable.
Private tours: Cancellations made at least 14 days prior to the tour date will receive a full refund. Cancellations made between 2 and 14 days prior to the tour date will receive a 50% refund. Cancellations made less than 48 hours prior to the tour date are not refundable.
Tour itineraries are customized at the time of travel based on the season, weather conditions, and other factors. Yonder Sky reserves the right to modify and adjust tour itineraries without prior notice.
Children ages 8 and above are welcome to join our small group tours. We welcome guests of all ages on private tours. We are not able to provide car seats or booster seats.
All minors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian at all times during the tour. Children less than 13 years old may not ride in the front seat of the tour vehicle.
Please note that guests must be 21 years or older with valid identification to participate in wine tasting.
Guests agree to observe Leave No Trace principles, including maintaining safe distances from wildlife, not picking flowers or plants, staying on designated trails, disposing of waste properly, and being considerate of other visitors.
Photo and Video:
Our guides may from time to time take photo and video during tours for promotional use and for distribution to guests after the tour. Guests consent to the taking of photographic and video images, which may including voice recordings, for commercial and promotional use. If you prefer to not to be photographed, please inform your guide.
Due to federal and state park regulations, the use of remote-controlled aircraft (drones) is prohibited.
Lost or Stolen Items:
Guests should leave valuables at home or in their hotel rooms or carry them securely on their persons during the tour. Yonder Sky is not responsible for theft or loss of personal property.
Yonder Sky does not provide insurance coverage for injuries or illnesses sustained by guests during tours. We strongly advise participants to secure appropriate health and travel insurance before their trips. Guests acknowledge and agree that they, and not Yonder Sky, are solely responsible for any medical expenses incurred as a result of participation in the tour.
Acknowledgement of Risk:
All participants agree to the following:
Although Yonder Sky, LLC (“Yonder Sky”) has taken reasonable steps to provide me with appropriate equipment and skilled guides so I can enjoy an activity for which I may not be skilled, Yonder Sky has informed me that this activity is not without risk. Certain risks are inherent in each activity and cannot be eliminated without destroying the unique character of the activity. These inherent risks are some of the same elements that contribute to the unique character of this activity and can be the cause of loss or damage to my equipment, or accidental injury, illness, or in extreme cases, permanent trauma or death.
Yonder Sky does not want to frighten me or reduce my enthusiasm for this activity, but believes it is important for me to know in advance what to expect and to be informed of the inherent risks. The following describes some, but not all, of those risks:
- Hazardous motor vehicle, road, and weather conditions during transport to, from, and during the trip, including transport in remote areas;
- Forces of nature, including inclement weather and temperatures, hazardous plants and animals, steep and treacherous terrain, and other natural occurrences;
- Physical discomfort from cold and wet conditions, which could lead to hypothermia;
- Dehydration and/or overheating from prolonged exposure or physical exertion in high temperatures;
- Injuries and/or illnesses, physical and/or mental, permanent disability, and death, caused by any foreseeable and/or unforeseeable factors;
- Difficult or nonexistent means of communication, evacuation, rescue, and/or medical treatment;
- Shortage of or unsafe food and/or water;
- Effects of consuming alcoholic beverages and/or medications;
- Other people acting dangerously or in a manner putting me at risk;
- Acts of terrorism, vandalism, or war;
- Equipment failure and/or loss; and
- Acts or omissions of Yonder Sky, LLC.
I am aware that the activities in which I am participating entail risks of injury or death to any participant. I understand the description of these inherent risks is not complete and that other unknown or unanticipated inherent risks may result in injury or death. I agree to assume and accept full responsibility for the inherent risks identified herein and those inherent risks not specifically identified. My participation in this activity is purely voluntary, no one is forcing me to participate, and I elect to participate in spite of and with full knowledge of the inherent risks.
I acknowledge that engaging in this activity may require a degree of skill and knowledge different than other activities and that I have responsibilities as a participant. I acknowledge that the staff of Yonder Sky has been available to more fully explain to me the nature and physical demands of this activity and the inherent risks, hazards, and dangers associated with this activity.
I certify that I am fully capable of participating in this activity. Therefore, I assume and accept full responsibility for myself, including all minor children in my care, custody, and control, for bodily injury, death or loss of personal property and expenses as a result of those inherent risks and dangers identified herein and those inherent risks and dangers not specifically identified, and, as a result of my negligence in participating in this activity.
Participants in all activities except the Olympic National Park Tour agree to the following:
I certify that Yonder Sky has made all reasonable efforts to fully disclose the nature of this activity to me and that I have had the opportunity to ask any questions regarding this activity. In consideration of the services furnished, my legal representatives and I release and discharge Yonder Sky, LLC and its owners, officers, directors, agents, contractors, and employees from and against all liability which may arise from my participation in this activity, including any claim for property loss, damage, injury, or death that I may suffer, or any claims of negligence or omission.
By making a payment or deposit on a booking or participating in a tour, I confirm that:
I have carefully read, clearly understood and accepted the terms and conditions stated herein and acknowledge that this agreement shall be effective and binding upon myself and all guests for whom I have purchased services, my heirs, assigns, personal representative and estate and for all members of my family, including minor children.