Off-Road Segway Adventure
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Overview

This is a one-of-a-kind experience must not to be missed while travelling the Kootenays. Using the SegwayX2, you will participate in a short training session to get you comfortable with driving the unit. After this, your professional guide will lead you through the picturesque trail system located along the Kootenay National Park border. You’ll take in an abundance of views of the Columbia Valley and learn about the local area.

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The tour crosses a variety of terrain and you will make some stops along the way for photos and interpretation. No experience is required for this fun off-road adventure. Make sure you dress for the weather and are prepared to be outside for 1.5 Hours.

Important Information

Cost

All Guests participating in a Segway Tour must:

  • Sign a Release of Liability Waiver
  • Receive the Mandatory Safety Orientation. This orientation includes a verbal description of the activities and a physical practice on the Training Course.
  • Wear closed toes shoes and appropriate clothing.
  • Carry emergency medication with them when (e.g. asthma inhalers, epi-pens, etc.)
  • Wear a helmet
  • Meet the required weight restrictions (see below).
  • Pregnant women are not allowed to participate on the Segway Tour
  • Children 14 years of age and younger must be accompanied by a parent, guardian, or chaperon on tour.

Restrictions

Weight 
  • Weight restrictions are between 90 lbs and 260 lbs. Weight limits are strictly enforced, and each guest may be weighed at check-in.

Age Restrictions (If under 19 years)
  • Guests 14 years of age and younger must be accompanied by a parent, guardian, or chaperon on tour.
  • Guests under the age of 19 must have their waivers signed by a parent or legal guardian (Permanent / Temporary).
  • A link to sign your waiver will be sent with your booking confirmation email. Or you can sign it when you check-in for your tour.

Health & Physical Requirements

  • All guests must be capable of moderate to advanced physical activity.
  • Guests must not have neck, back, shoulder, knee, ankle injuries, heart conditions, or recent surgeries
  • Pregnant women are not allowed to participate on the Segway Tour
  • Guests must be physically and mentally capable of following instructions given by Scootin’ Kootenay Tours staff
 
Tour includes
  • 1.5-hour tour (approximately) with one professionally trained guides
  • Use of all necessary equipment
  • Training session with guides to learn how to use the SegwayX2

Cancellation Policy

  • We are aware that riding a Segway isn’t for everyone! If a participant completes the training course but does not want to continue on with the tour, a 50% refund will be allowed. 
  • For a 100% refund, cancellations and changes must be made at least 48 hours prior to the tour date. Cancellations MUST BE MADE OVER THE PHONE OR IN PERSON. Email Cancellations are not accepted for security purposes.
  • No refund for cancellations or reschedules within the last 48 hours prior to the tour date.
  • Late Arrivals – Tours depart at the time slot booked. If you are late for the tour departure you booked we will try to reschedule you based on availability. There is no guarantee of rescheduling and no refunds will be issued for guests who arrive late for their tour.
  • No-shows will be charged a 100% fee.
  • Group Bookings of 10 or more are subject to a 7-day cancellation policy
  • All our tours operate RAIN OR SHINE. We do not refund for inclement weather unless the weather makes for an unsafe environment.
  • We will cancel tours in the event of lightning or thunder; we will reschedule your tour or refund up to 100% of the tour price if this occurs. The refund amount may be based on the proportion of the tour completed.
  • In high winds or other adverse conditions, Scootin’ Kootenay Tours staff reserves the right to cancel or reschedule tours, based on management’s assessment of conditions. We will reschedule your tour or refund up to 100% of the tour price if this occurs. The refund amount may be based on the proportion of the tour completed.

*Please be aware, we reserve the right to refuse service in the following circumstances:*

  • Participants are found to be under the influence of drugs or alcohol
  • Inappropriate behavior/language to staff or other guests
  • Anyone that does not meet our official weight restrictions

In any of these circumstances, a refund will not be permitted.