Terms and Conditions

STATEMENT OF CAUTION

Big Yard Escapes is in a natural bushland environment inhabited by native animals and cattle. Guests are responsible for their own safety and that of their property and should have the necessary level of wilderness skills.

Guests must be careful near native animals and with camp fires.

Big Yard Escapes cannot be responsible for the actions of wildlife.

Camp fires are allowed but only in designated fire pits surrounded by rocks. Fires should be no higher than knee height and attended at all times. Guests should be aware that they are surrounded by trees and close to the Kosciuszko National Park. Guests must extinguish all flames and coals completely before leaving a fire. Guests are responsible for checking fire regulations, weather conditions and current fire bans and abiding by them.

Big Yard Escapes will not be liable for damage to personal property, including vehicles, or as a result of weather or rural conditions, nor will refunds be issued due to poor weather. By making a booking with Big Yard Escapes, guests and/or people who make bookings accept responsibility for their safety of that of their property and belongings and confirm that they have the necessary skills for the environment.

SERVICES

Big Yard Escapes makes facilities available only to adults aged 18 or more. By making a booking, guests confirm that they are aged 18 or more.

Full payment for accommodation is required at the time of making a booking. Until payment is received by Big Yard Escapes, a booking is not confirmed.

Prices of accommodation are listed in Australian dollars, exclusive of GST, and are subject to change.

Big Yard Escapes does not charge a security bond with bookings. However, if loss or damage is incurred during a stay, Big Yard Escapes reserves the right to charge the  credit card under which the booking was made to recover the cost of such damage or loss including but not limited to breakage, accidental damage, malicious damage, theft or loss of items.

Big Yard Escapes also reserves the right to charge additional cleaning fees if cabins are left dirty beyond normal day-to-day usage. Removal of any excess rubbish will incur extra costs charged to the credit card under which the booking was made.

Only guests for whom the booking was made are allowed to stay at Big Yard Escapes. Extra guests beyond the one or two people for whom a booking has been made will be charged at the same rate as those for whom the booking was made.

GUEST RESPONSIBILITY

Guests are responsible for their own safety and that of their property and should have the necessary level of wilderness skills for the natural environment surrounding Big Yard Escapes.

Guests must be careful near native animals and with camp fires. Camp fires are allowed but only in designated fire pits surrounded by rocks. Fires should be no higher than knee height and be attended at all times.

Guests must be aware that they are surrounded by trees and close to the Kosciuszko National Park. Guests must extinguish all flames and coals completely before leaving a fire.

Big Yard Escapes will not be liable for damage to personal property, including vehicles.
Cars should be driven only on the driveway and in parking areas near cabins.

Guests should respect the environment and other guests and not disrupt others or make excessive noise or play loud music, especially at night. Parties are not allowed.

Please let us know if there is any damage to the cabins or if anything is not working properly so that we can fix it to help make your stay as enjoyable as possible.

WILDLIFE

The land of Big Yard Escapes is home to a multitude of animals including but not limited to kangaroos, deer, wombats, emus, snakes, spiders, cattle, rodents, birds and insects.

Guests must take care and act responsibly to avoid harm by wildlife by not interacting with animals, putting food out of reach, keeping the area clean and tidy and keeping safe all personal items. Big Yard Escapes cannot accept responsibility for any injury, damage or loss caused by wildlife. Be careful driving at night because that is when the wildlife is very active.

TOILETS

Big Yard Escapes uses composting toilets which operate with a no-flush, waterless system. They are environmentally friendly and odourless but do not accept sanitary items that must be placed in the bin.

DEPARTURE

Guests should leave their cabin clean and tidy including washing and drying any dishes that have been used.

Please lock the door on departure and return the key to the key safe beside the door.

LIABILITY

Guests will not hold Big Yard Escapes responsible for any damage or loss suffered by them or caused in or near the cabins or on the property. This includes but is not limited to fire, theft, injury, misadventure, misconduct and loss due to any reason.

Guests must indemnify Big Yard Escapes and hold Big Yard Escapes harmless for any claims, actions, damages, insurance, costs and expenses including legal costs in relation to their booking and accommodation. Guests will have no right to any future claims or compensation.

Guests agree to these terms by making a booking with Big Yard Escapes.