THUNDER JET BOOKING TERMS AND CONDITIONS 

Passengers acknowledge that they are in good health without any flu-like symptoms and will follow the COVID safe directives advised to them by Thunder Jet Boating.

All passengers must be fully vaccinated (double dose covid 19 vaccine) to ride prior to December 1st 2021

All bookings must be paid in full prior to the booking date.

Passengers aged under 18 years must have an adult sign on their behalf.

Children are defined as being under the age of 16.

Passengers who ride with Thunder Jet do so at their own risk and must sign a release of liability/assumption of risk prior to boarding.

Passengers who are pregnant, suffer from back, neck or heart conditions and/or any other pre-existing conditions or injuries must not ride with Thunder Jet.

All Thunder Jet passengers must meet the minimum height requirement of 120cm.

Thunder Jet’s life jackets hold up to a maximum of 150kg, therefore the maximum weight of a passenger is 150kg.

Thunder Jet will not be responsible for any personal injuries, equipment loss or damage sustained while travelling with Thunder Jet.

Passengers may get wet, and are strongly advised not to carry any valuables whilst travelling with Thunder Jet.

Thunder jet takes no responsibility for safety or loss / damage to valuables.

If passengers run late, ride time will be reduced accordingly.

Thunder Jet reserves the right to cancel or void your gift certificate if you make a booking and do not show up or show up late. This also applies for same day bookings (i.e. those made on the same day as departure).

Thunder Jet has the right to substitute any vessel at any time. Ride may change or be cancelled due to weather conditions. We will operate if it is raining.

Thunder Jet reserves the right to cancel services due to inclement weather (generally defined as precipitation greater than a drizzle, wind and swell conditions).

If a ride is cancelled Thunder Jet will attempt to reschedule the ride at no cost, or compensatory gift vouchers will be supplied.

Thunder Jet reserves the right to refuse service to those who are believed to be affected by alcohol or drugs and no refund will be provided.

Passengers must be at the wharf 30 minutes prior to booking time.

Thunder Jet reserves the right to resell the seats after this time and charge the client in full if these seats cannot be resold.

All tickets (including all types of gift certificates and group booking vouchers) are non-refundable.

All deal vouchers must be booked in 10-12 hours in advance (recommended 24 hours in advance).

Cancellations requested within 7 days prior to booking date are subject to approval and may be transferable if approved.

Cancellations must be made by phone to (02) 9566 1066 and followed by an email to info@thunderjetboat.com.au
Passengers may be filmed/photographed during the ride.

Private charter cancellation policy: cancellation of more than 1 month notice: refund less 25% of charter fee, cancellation more that 14 days notice: refund less 50% of the charter fee, cancellation less that 14 days notice 100% loss of charter fee, reschedule at the discretion of management.

Thunder Jet reserves the right to reproduce such films/photos for any purpose whatsoever without notification, compensation or payment.

All details above are correct as of 26th October 2018 and are subject to change without notice.

 

COVID 19 – UPDATES 

Passengers acknowledge that they are in good health without any flu-like symptoms and will follow the COVID safe directives advised to them by Thunder Jet Boating.

Thunder Jet acts in with the current NSW health orders, so please make sure you are eligible to visit Thunder Jet at this time. Our visitation eligibility is outlined below

  • If you’re showing symptoms of COVID-19 please do not visit Thunder Jet Boating, instead please seek medical attention.
  • Following that please contact thunder jet boating to reschedule your ride
  • If you do arrive at Thunder Jet Boating with flu-like symptoms, you will be refused entry to Thunder Jet Boating.
  • All passengers must be fully vaccinated (double dose covid 19 vaccine) to ride prior to December 1st 2021

 

customers where possible & practicable physical distance from other passengers upon arrive, while getting ready and when disembarking the experience,

Customers should avoid gathering in large groups upon arrival and disembarking from Thunder Jet Rides.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR PARTICIPATION IN THE RIDE

(“Contract”) All passengers must sign in agreement to the following terms before riding the Thunder Jet Boat.

For the avoidance of doubt, reference in this Contract to “the ride” or “activity” includes the boarding of the vessel by the CUSTOMER, the entire period of time that the CUSTOMER is on the vessel, and the CUSTOMER disembarking from the vessel.

LIABILITY AND WAIVER OF RESPONSIBILITY

1. The CUSTOMER acknowledges and agrees that the activity they are about to engage in, being, JET BOATING is an inherently dangerous recreational activity, and that participation in the ride carries with it inherent and obvious risks, including the risk of injury or death.

2. The CUSTOMER accepts that he/she engages in the activity of JET BOATING at his/her own risk and accepts all risks associated with the ride including the possibility of injury, death, loss or damage.

3. The CUSTOMER acknowledges that they are contracting with Yellow Water Taxis Pty Ltd t/as Thunder Jet Boat (hereafter collectively referred to as Thunder Jet Boat).

4. The CUSTOMER understands that the Thunder Jet Boat ride is a high speed thrill ride where the Jet Boat chases after waves so as to become airborne, landing hard on the water, the vessel will slide, spin, brake and encounter bumps and turns without warning.

5. The CUSTOMER agrees that they have been warned by Thunder Jet Boat of the risks associated with the ride, including injury, death or loss or damage arising from or in connection with the CUSTOMER’S participation in the ride.

6. The CUSTOMER acknowledges and agrees that, to the extent permitted by law, Thunder Jet Boat, its employees, contractors, sub-contractors and agents shall not be liable for any injury, death, loss or damage suffered by the CUSTOMER or by any other person arising from or in connection with the CUSTOMER’s participation in the ride, or to the CUSTOMER’s property regardless of whether such injury, death, loss or damage was caused directly or indirectly by any act or omission of Thunder Jet Boat, including the negligence of Thunder Jet Boat and/or the CAPTAIN of the vessel. The CUSTOMER unconditionally releases Thunder Jet Boat and the CAPTAIN from any and all claims and liabilities for any injury, death, loss or damage arising from or in connection with the CUSTOMER’S participation in the ride.

7. All limitations, exceptions and conditions herein contained as to the liability of Thunder Jet Boat shall apply also to the liability, if any, of owners, charterers, lessee, lessor of the vessel, and Thunder Jet Boat employees, contractors, sub-contractors or agents (hereafter referred to as Third Parties). For the purpose of this Contract, Thunder Jet Boat shall be deemed to contract on behalf of and for the benefit of all persons or companies who are or may be its Third Parties from time to time and all such persons shall to this extent be or be deemed to be parties to the Contract contained in or evidenced by this document or the ticket presented to the CUSTOMER and for the purpose of all the provisions of this Contract Thunder Jet Boat is or shall be deemed to be acting as agent or trustee on behalf of and for the benefit of all persons or companies who are or might be Third Parties from time to time and all such persons or companies shall to this extent be or be deemed to be parties to the Contract.

8. If the CUSTOMER suffers any injury or illness, the CUSTOMER agrees that Thunder Jet Boat may provide evacuation and first-aid. The CUSTOMER’s acceptance of these terms and conditions constitutes the CUSTOMER’s consent to such evacuation and/or first-aid and being provided. All accidents, injuries, loss or damage must be reported by the CUSTOMER to Thunder Jet Boat before the CUSTOMER leaves the ride.

9. The CUSTOMER agrees to indemnify Thunder Jet Boat against any claims made by or on behalf of the CUSTOMER in respect of any injury, death, loss or damage to their person or property arising from or in connection with the CUSTOMER’s participation in the ride.

10. To the extent permitted by law, the CUSTOMER acknowledges and agrees that all warranties and covenants whether imported, expressed by law, and either in law, equity, under statute or otherwise, are hereby excluded.

11. The CUSTOMER agrees to indemnify Thunder Jet Boat against all claims made by any other person against Thunder Jet Boat in respect of any injury, death, loss or damage arising out of or in connection with the CUSTOMER’s failure to comply with this Contract or Thunder Jet Boat rules and/or directions, including the CAPTAIN’s rules and/or directions.

MEDICAL CONDITIONS

12. The CUSTOMER agrees to disclose any pre-existing medical or other condition that may cause the CUSTOMER or any other person to suffer injury, or aggravate a pre-existing medical condition during the ride. The CUSTOMER acknowledges that Thunder Jet Boat, its Third Parties rely on the information provided by the CUSTOMER in allowing the CUSTOMER on the ride, and the CUSTOMER guarantees and promises that all such information the CUSTOMER has provided is accurate and complete.
13. The CUSTOMER agrees to indemnify Thunder Jet Boat against any claims made by or on behalf of the CUSTOMER in respect of any injury, death, loss or damage including in relation to the aggravation of a pre-existing condition arising from or in connection with the CUSTOMER’s participation in the ride.

CUSTOMER BEHAVIOUR

14. The CUSTOMER understands and acknowledges the dangers associated with the consumption of alcohol, drugs, medication or any mind altering substance before or during a ride, and the CUSTOMER accepts full responsibility for injury, death, loss or damage either they or another party, including Thunder Jet Boat, suffers, which is in any way connected with the ride and/or associated with the CUSTOMER’S consumption of alcohol, drugs, medication or any other mind altering substance either before or during the ride.

15. The CUSTOMER agrees to obey and comply with all rules and directions made or given by Thunder Jet Boat representatives, including the CAPTAIN of the vessel in connection with the ride. If a CUSTOMER fails to comply with the CAPTAIN’s rules and/or directions, the CUSTOMER will not be permitted to ride or to continue to ride, and no refund will be given.

 

INSTAGRAM COMPETITION  

Things you need to do and everything you need to know:

Competition timing: Competition opens at 4:00pm AEDT 01/02/19 and closes at 11:59pm AEDT 11/02/19. Winner announced 12 noon, Tuesday 12th February 2019.

Prize: A private Jet Boat ride for 2 people on Valentines Day – Thursday 14th February 2019  OR  Saturday 16th February 2019  OR  Sunday 17th February 2019 departing at 10.30am from Circular Quay Eastern Pontoon, Sydney, Australia.

 

How to enter: 

1. FOLLOW US @thunderjetboat

1. TAG that special someone

 

By participating you (Entrant) agree that you have read the Terms and Conditions on our website and also the competition Terms and Conditions as outlined below.

 

COMPETITION TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

– By participating you (Entrant) agree that you have read the Terms and Conditions on as outlined.
– Multiple entries not permitted.
– Private Jet boat ride only valid for 2 people and will depart 10.30am from Circular Quay Eastern Pontoon (Sydney, Australia) on either 14th February 2019 or Saturday 16th February 2019 or 17th February 2019. Winner will be announced 12 noon, Tuesday 12th February 2019 via Instagram. Winner will need to select preferred date from the three options as mentioned above and will then be sent a confirmation email with further details.
– Winner must arrive at 10.00am for a 10.30am departure on their selected ride day.
– Employees of Thunder Jet Boat are ineligible to enter competition.
– For the entry to be valid entrant must follow @thunderjetboat and tag at least one person in the comments section on Instagram.
– This is a game of chance. The winner will be selected at random. The random prize draw will take place at 37 Bank St, Pyrmont NSW 2009. at 11:00am (AEDT) on Tuesday 12th February 2019.
– Entry will be considered invalid, should it:
– Contain any content that may be considered offensive
– Reflect negatively on Thunder Jet Boat
– Defame, insult or misrepresent an individual or organisation
– Entrants consent to Thunder Jet Boat using their name, likeness, image and entry in the event they are a winner in any media for an unlimited period without remuneration for the purpose of promoting this Promotion
– Winner will be contacted with a comment on their winning entry on 12/02/19 and announced via our Instagram page.
– Winner must contact us before 5.00pm 13th February 2019 to provide their preferred ride date from the three options mentioned above.
– Email confirmation of prize will be sent to nominated email address to the winner within one hour of contact after choosing preferred ride date.
– Whilst best efforts will be made to contact the winner, in the event that for any reason the winner cannot be notified after reasonable attempts, then the prize will be forfeited by the winner and cash will not be awarded in lieu of the prize. If the prize is unclaimed by Valentines Day 14th February 2019, it will be redrawn on this day and winner will depart 10.30am on Saturday 16th February 2019 or Sunday 17th February 2019.
– If this promotion is interfered with in any way or is not capable of being conducted as anticipated due to any reason beyond reasonable control of Thunder Jet Boat (including but not limited to technical difficulties, unauthorised intervention or fraud) Thunder Jet Boat reserve the right to (a) disqualify any entrant (b) to modify, suspend, terminate or cancel the promotion.
– Prize not redeemable for cash or any other products.
– This promotion is not endorsed, sponsored or administered by Instagram.