Office Hours

October through March: Monday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. PST
April through September: Monday through Friday 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. PST, with weekend coverage from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. PST.

Reserving Your Trip with O.A.R.S.

Call us at 1-800-346-6277 to talk to one of our experienced, friendly Adventure Consultants or e-mail a trip request to You can also reserve your trip at through our real-time online reservation system.

To reserve space on any O.A.R.S. adventure, we require a deposit ranging from $60 to $1200 per person, depending on the trip. For 1-day trips, full payment is required at the time of reservation. We appreciate payments made by check or money order. We also accept debit cards, and Visa and MasterCard credit cards. Generally a portion of your deposit is refundable up until 60-90 days prior to departure (less an administrative handling fee), but we recommend checking the specific cancellation policy when you reserve your trip. For some trips all payments are nonrefundable.  The balance of your trip cost is generally due 30-90 days prior to departure. Upon request, we can automatically charge your credit card when the balance is due.

Once you’ve made your deposit, we’ll send you a confirmation e-mail with links to our detailed “Before You Go” information and to our online registration and release forms.  It is your responsibility to read and understand all of the pre-trip information that we send to you.