Costa Rica: PA agency boosts entrance fees, with sliding scale based on infrastructure, higher fees for foreign visitors

The National System of Conservation Areas (SINAC) on April 30 published an updated list of entrance fees to the country’s protected areas. A decree authorizing new fees will take effect on Aug. 1 and will set higher entrance fees according to quality and quantity of services and infrastructure for each of Costa Rica’s national parks and conservation areas.

It also sets separate rates for local and foreign tourists.

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