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Prices as of 1 October 2017

Attention!
In Costa Rica, a new tax law will probably be implemented from July 2019, although it is still uncertain to what extent accommodation and entrance fees of the tropical station will be affected. We would like to draw your attention to the fact that a VAT of 13 % may be added to the current prices. We thank for your understanding.

Standard rates (per person, per day)

Number of days

Students

Researchers / visitors

 

(Dormitory)

(Twin room)

1–9

60 USD

80 USD

10–30

54 USD

71 USD

> 30

48 USD

62 USD

The rates include full accomodation and entrance to the library and botanical garden.

Researchers and students from Latin America

Researchers and Guests: 44 USD per day

Students: 36 USD per day

Volunteers and practical students (when taking part in a field station project)

Volunteers / students: 36 USD per day for dormitory accommodation (min. stay of 30 days)

Children under 12: 36 USD per day

Children under three: no charge

Rates for researchers, students and employees of the University of Vienna (per person, per day)

 

Number of days

Students

Researchers / visitors

 

(Dormitory)

(Twin room)

1–9

45 USD

56 USD

10–30

40 USD

50 USD

> 30

36 USD

44 USD

The rates include full accomodation and entrance to the library and botanical garden.

(A valid University of Vienna identity card must be presented.)

 


Laboratory

The entrance to the lab is only permitted to students and researchers.

Use of facilities, without accommodation

Use of the field station’s equipment (library, laboratories, computers, etc.) by non-residents: 15 USD per day.
Lunch for visitors (please contact the stations office a few days in advance): 20 USD per person.

Visitors 

Visitors to the buildings and gardens only: 7 USD per day. We also offer a guided tour to the station and the sourrounding gardens for 15 USD per Person (minimum 3 persons).

Prices as of 1 October 2019

Attention!
In Costa Rica, a new tax law will probably be implemented from July 2019, although it is still uncertain to what extent accommodation and entrance fees of the tropical station will be affected. We would like to draw your attention to the fact that a VAT of 13 % may be added to the current prices. We thank for your understanding.

Standard rates (per person, per day)

Number of days

Students

Researchers / visitors

 

(Dormitory)

(Twin room)

1–9

62 USD

84 USD

10–30

56 USD

74 USD

> 30

50 USD

64 USD

The rates include full accomodation and entrance to the library and botanical garden.

Researchers and students from Latin America

Researchers and Guests: 46 USD per day

Students: 38 USD per day

Volunteers and practical students (when taking part in a field station project)

Volunteers / students: 38 USD per day for dormitory accommodation (min. stay of 30 days)

Children under 12: 38 USD per day

Children under three: no charge

Rates for researchers, students and employees of the University of Vienna (per person, per day)

 

Number of days

Students

Researchers / visitors

 

(Dormitory)

(Twin room)

1–9

48 USD

60 USD

10–30

42 USD

54 USD

> 30

38 USD

46 USD

The rates include full accomodation and entrance to the library and botanical garden.

(A valid University of Vienna identity card must be presented.)

 


Laboratory

The entrance to the lab is only permitted to students and researchers.

Use of facilities, without accommodation

For the exclusive use of various facilities in the station (e.g., library, laboratory, computer, etc.) without accommodation, an amount of 15 USD per day is required.

Visitors 

The entrance fee for visiting the station buildings and the garden is 10 USD.

1.5 - 2 hour guided tour in the station and the station garden (includes entrance, coffee / tea).
Package up to 3 persons: 40 USD
From 4 persons 20 USD / person. In any case, we ask for prior registration!

Inquiries and bookings

Tropenstation La Gamba | Department für Botanik und Biodiversitätsforschung | Rennweg 14 | 1030 Wien | T +43-1-4277-57420