RATES & INFORMATION

GENERAL CANOE TRIP POLICY

LIFE VESTS OR LIFE JACKETS WILL BE WORN AT ALL TIMES WHILE PADDLING.

IN THE NAME OF SAFETY & GROUP HARMONY, MAINE TRAILS GUIDE SERVICE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO MAKE ADJUSTMENTS IN PADDLE PARTNERS AT ANY TIME.

TRIPS ARE MEANT TO BE PARTICIPATORY IN NATURE, MEANING THAT EACH MEMBER OF THE GROUP IS EXPECTED TO ASSIST IN THE CAMPING EXPERIENCE (WOOD GATHERING, PURIFYING WATER, LOADING & UNLOADING GEAR AT EACH CAMPSITE, ETC…).

WHILE PADDLING, ALL GROUP MEMBERS ARE REQUIRED TO STAY WITHIN VOICE DISTANCE OF THE TRIP LEADERS, UNLESS OTHERWISE INSTRUCTED BY THE GUIDE.

 ALL GROUP MEMBERS ARE EXPECTED TO SIGN “RELEASE OF LIABILITY” FORMS BEFORE THE BEGINNING OF THE TRIP. 

CUSTOM TRIP RATES

FOR INFORMATION ON CUSTOMIZING A CANOE, BACKPACKING OR CAMPING TRIP, WITH A PARTY OF LESS THAN 4 PEOPLE, PLEASE CALL OR WRITE FOR SPECIFIC DETAILS.

WE OFFER SPECIAL GROUP RATES FOR LARGER PARTIES AND FAMILIES.  PLEASE CALL FOR DETAILS  

WE ALSO OFFER TRIPS TO SEVERAL OTHER MAINE LOCATIONS THAT WE HAVE NOT ADVERTISED.  PLEASE ASK IF YOU HAVE A SPECIAL DESTINATION IN MIND

TO REGISTER FOR A SPECIFIC TRIP

CALL EARLY OR WRITE TO RESERVE DATE

25% OF TRIP FEE IS REQUIRED FOR A DEPOSIT, WHICH WILL RESERVE A SPOT FOR YOU OR YOUR GROUP ON A SPECIFIC TRIP

THE BALANCE OF YOUR TRIP FEE IS DUE 3 WEEKS BEFORE ACTUAL TRIP DATE

ALL PARTICIPANTS MUST SIGN A WAIVER OF LIABILITY BEFORE STARTING A PARTICULAR TRIP

REFUND POLICY

MAINE TRAILS GUIDE SERVICE RESERVES THE RIGHT TO CANCEL ANY TRIP DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER, LOW WATER LEVELS, PARTY SIZE OR ANY UNFORSEEN HEALTH ISSUES THAT WOULD RENDER THE GUIDE UNABLE TO PARTICIPATE IN THE TRIP.  IN THE EVENT THAT A TRIP IS CANCELLED BY MAINE TRAILS GUIDE SERVICE, THE CLIENT WILL RECEIVE A 100% REFUND OR CREDIT TOWARDS A FUTURE TRIP WITHIN 1 YEAR.

CANCELLATIONS, BY CLIENT, WITH LESS THAN 30 DAYS NOTICE WILL RESULT IN NO REFUND, BUT 100% OF FEE PAID WILL BE APPLIED TOWARDS ANOTHER TRIP WITH "MAINE TRAILS GUIDE SERVICE" WITHIN 1 YEAR.

CANCELLATIONS, BY CLIENT, WITH MORE THAN 30 DAYS NOTICE WILL RESULT IN A FULL REFUND OR CREDIT TOWARDS A FUTURE TRIP WITH "MAINE TRAILS GUIDE SERVICE" WITHIN 1 YEAR.

GEAR & EQUIPMENT

- MOST GEAR AND EQUIPMENT IS PROVIDED FOR YOU, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF PERSONAL GEAR (CLOTHES, SLEEPING BAG & REST PAD, AND FISHING GEAR).  A COMPLETE PACKING LIST WILL BE SENT UPON TRIP REGISTRATION. 

MAINE TRAILS GUIDE SERVICE USES OLD TOWN DISCOVERY 169 & 174 CANOES AS WELL AS OLD TOWN PENOBSCOT 17 CANOES, AND OFFERS CLIENTS 4-PERSON EUREKA OUTFITTER TENTS FOR LODGING. -

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