Cairns on A Budget Terms and Conditions

  1. Agency Representation: This website,, is part of the Hot Getaways Pty Ltd Travel group. It serves solely as an intermediary and assumes no liability for the operators or tours featured herein.
  2. Tour Specifics: Please review the terms and conditions pertaining to each tour, accessible in the ‘Read Policies’ section at the bottom of each tour information page.
  3. Varied Policies: Cancellation policies, terms, and conditions may vary across tours. Itineraries, locations, and prices are subject to change without prior notice owing to unforeseen circumstances, including inclement weather.

Important Information

Refund and Cancellation Policy:

20% cancellation fee applies if cancellations are made 30 days or more before departure.

50% cancellation fee is applicable for cancellations made within 30 days before departure.

100% cancellation fee is enforced within 14 days of departure.

No-Show Policy: No refunds will be issued for tour costs in case of failure to arrive at the scheduled departure time. Tour departures shall not be delayed due to passenger-related circumstances, including events beyond their control, medical issues, airline delays, or adverse weather conditions.

Travel Insurance: It is strongly recommended that all passengers acquire comprehensive travel insurance covering trip cancellations, evacuations, and medical expenses. We urge you to carefully scrutinise your insurance policy’s terms to ensure coverage for all potential activities.

Compliance with Legislation: We adhere to the Trade Practices Act 1974.

Highly Advised: Travel insurance is highly recommended.

Travel Insurance

  • highly recommends all visitors secure their own travel and dive insurance.

Flying and Scuba Diving

  • Ensure a minimum interval of 18–24 hours between scuba diving and subsequent flying or travel to high altitudes.
  • Note: All tours promoted on this website involving scuba diving activities and flying employ low-flying aircraft in which flying after scuba diving is permitted.

Scuba Diver Verification

  • Certified divers are required to furnish proof of their certification level.
  • In the event of lost or missing licences, can assist with verifying your diver rating, provided advance notice is given before your travel date.

For enquiries, please contact us at +61 7 4037 2700 or [email protected]

Scuba Diving Requirements

  • Age and medical restrictions apply to all scuba activities. The minimum age for certified scuba divers is ten years old, while the minimum age for trying resort scuba diving is 12 years old.

Medical Declarations

  • Before participating in water activities on boat tours, all participants must complete a medical declaration form. Certain medical conditions and/or medications may preclude involvement in scuba diving activities. These conditions encompass but are not limited to, epilepsy, asthma, diabetes, lung conditions, and heart disease. If you have a medical condition or are on medication that may contraindicate scuba diving, kindly consult your tour booking agent for detailed information to avoid any inconvenience.

Language of Communication: Please communicate in the English language.