Outdoor adventures, by their nature, are inherently dangerous sports.  Although Makingtrax Ltd (referred to as Makingtrax) will take every precaution to ensure your safety and enjoyment, please be aware that accidents can happen.  Because much of our outdoor experiences either take place in remote locations, can be disrupted by weather, or there is a chance of injury, there is always the possibility of a disruption of travel plans.  These Terms and Conditions limit Makingtrax liability, and define your rights and obligations.  Please read them carefully.


Makingtrax takes every precaution to ensure the safety of all participants. However, by undertaking a trip with Makingtrax, you are assuming the risk of any injury, including death. To help in minimizing the risks to all involved, you are required to follow all instructions of Makingtrax employees and agents. Failure to follow any instructions or recommendations is at your own risk.  Makingtrax, its employees and agents cannot be held responsible for any injury caused to you, or by you to others, resulting from your failure to follow an instruction(s) or recommendation(s).

If your failure to follow any instruction(s) or recommendation(s) causes an increase in risk, or threatens the safety and enjoyment of others on the trip, Makingtrax reserves the right to take all reasonable steps to ensure the safety of the other participants, up to and including, immediate termination of your participation in the trip.

Makingtrax reserves the right to reject your booking if your physical condition poses a potential threat to the safety of yourself or other participants. If you have already booked a trip and are subsequently unable to participate because of your physical condition, any change or cancellation to your trip is subject to the provisions otherwise detailed in these Terms and Conditions.

Any medication you take with you is your responsibility. In saying this, under most circumstances, if you are of an adventurous spirit and in reasonably good health, you should have no problem enjoying a Makingtrax Adventure.


Your reservation of a trip with Makingtrax does not include insurance of any type.  All types of insurance are your responsibility. All participants are encouraged to obtain appropriate insurance for your personal belongings, trip interruption, medical and legal expenses, and personal liability as you deem necessary.  Although we will take all steps to help you if you get into a difficult situation, Makingtrax cannot be held responsible for your failure to secure appropriate insurance.

New Zealand's accident compensation scheme provides only limited assistance to visitors to New Zealand who are injured. 

Please note: On your Makingtrax tour it is COMPULSORY without exception to have full cover travel insurance, health,accident & equipment. It must cover all activities booked on your tour & medical evacuation.

We strongly recommend that all visitors to New Zealand have full insurance covering any injury they might suffer, including medical treatment cover, before undertaking any Makingtrax activity.

Makingtrax will not be responsible for any loss, delay or costs connected with adverse weather conditions.

Photo & Footage

You grant to Makingtrax, its representatives and employees the right to take photographs and images of you and your property in connection with Makingtrax’s adventures.  You authorize Makingtrax, its assigns and transferees to copyright, use and publish the same in print or promotional DVDs and/or electronically. You agree that Makingtrax may use such photographs and images of you without your name and for any lawful purpose, including for example such purposes as publicity, illustration, advertising, and Web content

By making the reservation for a trip with Makingtrax, you agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions.

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