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Prices as of 1 October 2019

In Costa Rica, a new tax law was implemented in July 2019. We would like to draw your attention to the fact that from the 1st of October 2019 a VAT is added to the current prices. We thank for your understanding.

Standard rates (per person, per day) including VAT

Number of days


Researchers / visitors



(Twin room)


67 USD

90 USD


60 USD

80 USD

> 30

54 USD

69 USD

The rates include breakfast, lunch and dinner and entrance to the science room, library and botanical garden.

Researchers and students from Latin America

Researchers and Guests: 54 USD per day

Students: 40 USD per day

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

Volunteers / students: 40 USD per day for dormitory accommodation (min. stay of 30 days)

Children under 12: 40 USD per day

Children under three: no charge


Rates for the Finca Alexis

40 USD (students), 49 USD (researchers) per day (please make a reservation for the Finca Laexis one week in advance).


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


Number of days


Researchers / visitors



(Twin room)


51 USD

64 USD


45 USD

58 USD

> 30

40 USD

49 USD

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

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


Science room

The entrance to the science room 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, science room, computer, etc.) without accommodation, an amount of 15 USD per day is required.


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