Media Release: Annual Conservation Tariff Increase for Parks in the Cape Region

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Media Release: Annual Conservation Tariff Increase for Parks in the Cape Region

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Media Release: Annual Conservation Tariff Increase for Parks in the Cape Region

31 October 2019

Annual conservation tariffs to Agulhas, Bontebok, Table Mountain, Tankwa Karoo, and West Coast National Park will be increased as of 1 November 2019. This will see the daily conservation fees increase across the landscape.

Agulhas National Park

The daily conservation fees for South African (SA) citizens with a valid SA identification document is set to increase from R 43 to R46. Rates for SA children under 12 years old are 50% of the adult price at R23 per child. Children under two years of age enter the park for free. Southern African Development Community (SADC) Nationals (with passport) will pay R92 from 1 November whilst those from all other foreign countries may expect to pay R184. The rate for children is always half the price of the adults – at R46 and R92 respectively.

Bontebok National Park

The daily conservation fees for South African citizens with a valid SA identification document is set to increase from R43 to R46. Rates for SA children under 12 years old are 50% of the adult price at R23 per child. Children under two enter the park for free. SADC Nationals (with passport) will pay R66 from 1 November whilst those from all other foreign countries may expect to pay R132. The rate for children is always half the price of the adults – at R33 and R66 respectively.

Table Mountain National Park

Please see below table of the rate increase for Table Mountain National Park sections consisting of Boulders Penguin Colony; Cape of Good Hope; Newlands; Oudekraal; Perdekloof; Silvermine; and the Tokai Picnic and Braai Area, effective 1 November 2019:
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Tankwa Karoo National Park

The daily conservation fees for South African citizens with a valid SA identification document is set to increase from R43 to R46. Rates for SA children under 12 years old are 50% of the adult price at R23 per child. Children under two enter for free. SADC Nationals (with passport) will pay R92 from 1 November whilst those from all other foreign countries may expect to pay R184. The rate for children is always half the price of the adults – at R46 and R92 respectively.

West Coast National Park

The daily conservation fees for South African citizens with a valid SA identification document is set to increase from R 59 to R64. Rates for SA children under 12 years old are 50% of the adult price at R32 per child. Children under two enter for free. SADC Nationals (with passport) will pay R 96 from 1 November whilst those from all other foreign countries may expect to pay R 96. The rate for children is always half the price of the adults – at R48 respectively.

Please note that during flower season the entry fees are as follows: The daily conservation fees for South African citizens is set to increase from R83 to R 90. Rates for SA children under 12 years old are 50% of the adult price at R 45 per child. Children under two enter for free.

SADC Nationals (with passport) will pay R136 from 1 November whilst those from all other foreign countries may expect to pay R198. The rate for children is always half the price of the adults – at R68 and R99 respectively.

Please note:

The standard rate is automatically applied to all visitors at the gate. To claim/qualify for the local rate, South Africans over 18 years of age must provide Original Proof of South African ID on arrival at the gate. No refunds will be provided after entering through the gate if the SA rate was not claimed and billed for on arrival.

All funds generated from conservation fees are used with the primary mandate of South African National Parks which is to oversee the conservation of South Africa’s biodiversity, landscapes, seascapes and associated heritage assets through a system of national parks.

Issued by:
South African National Parks (SANParks) Cape Region Communications

Media enquiries:
Lauren Howard-Clayton
Regional Communications Manager
Email: [email protected]
Landline: 021 659 1700
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