East West Birding Tours
Rates and Policies
LAST UPDATED: 29 August 2017






DAILY GUIDING RATES
  • Full Day: 6-8 hours; starting at dawn = $175.00/first person
  • Each additional person = $25.00
  • Nocturnal birding / Owling = by request; generally +$25.00/person
  • Meet-Up Fees (see section below)
    • Green Zone = none
    • Blue Zone = $20.00
    • Orange Zones = $40.00
    • Yellow Zone = $60.00

DEPOSITS
  • For daily guiding, a $50.00 per diem deposit OR credit card number is required to hold your reservation; there is a courtesy hold of 7-10 business days or until receipt of deposit, whichever is shorter. (EXAMPLE: A 2-day tour would require a $100.00 deposit OR credit card number within 7-10 business days of the date of making the reservation. )


  • Daily guiding deposits are non-refundable. However, in the case of cancellation, they can be applied to any future booking with East West Birding Tours.


  • For Custom Small Group Birding Tours (6-10 people), a $200.00/person deposit OR credit card number is required to hold your space(s); there is a courtesy hold of 7-10 business days or until receipt of deposit, whichever is shorter. (EXAMPLE: A couple booking a South Texas Tour, perhaps organized through their local Audubon Chapter, would require a $400.00 deposit OR credit card number within 7-10 business days of the date of making the reservation. )


  • Small Group Birding Tour deposits are non-refundable. However, in the case of cancellation, they can be applied to any future booking with East West Birding Tours; this includes daily guiding or a future Custom Small Group Birding Tour.

  • For Small Group Birding Tours, the balance of the cost of the tour must be paid in full no later than 2 weeks prior to the start of the tour. Partial payments between making the reservation and 2 weeks prior to the tour are accepted; several payment options are available, including credit/debit (PayPal).

MEET-UP ZONES & SAMPLE LOCATIONS
You can calculate your total cost by using the “Daily Guiding Rates” above, combined with the
“Meet-Up Zones” Map and sample locations below.





























Meet-Up Fees
Green Zone = none
Blue Zone = $20.00
Orange Zones = $40.00
Yellow Zone = $60.00

Green Zone                                     Blue Zone                                                           Orange Zones (cont’d)
Huachuca Canyon                       Madera Canyon & vicinity                        Saguaro National Park (West) (1)
Ramsey Canyon                            Florida Canyon & vicinity                          Santa Cruz Flats (1)
Miller Canyon                                 Patagonia Mountains                                  Picacho Peak State Park (1)
Carr Canyon                                    De Anza Trail (all trailheads)                  Sycamore Canyon (2)
Hunter Canyon                               Patagonia Lake State Park                      California Gulch (2)
Ash Canyon B&B                            Saguaro National Park (East)                Willcox/Lake Cochise (3)
San Pedro House                            Sonoita Creek Preserve                           Slaughter Ranch (3)
Garden Canyon                               Paton Center for Hummingbirds        Whitewater Draw Wildlife Area (3)
Hereford Rd Bridge trails         Pena Blanca Canyon & Lake                   Sulphur Springs Valley (3)
Las Cienegas NCA                         Orange Zones                                                 Yellow Zone
French Joe Canyon                       Mt. Lemmon (all hotspots) (1)              Chiricahua Mountains (all hotspots)
Gardner Canyon & vicinity       Catalina State Park (1)                              Portal, Arizona (all hotspots)
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