Pricing policy for tourism in protected areas: lessons from Komodo National Park, Indonesia

Pricing policy for tourism in protected areas: lessons from Komodo National Park, Indonesia

Primary Country: Indonesia
Ecosystem: coral reef
Sample Value Estimates:
  1. US$11.70: mean willingness to pay to enter Komodo National Park
  2. US$13.54: Estimated fee that would maximize revenue
  3. $93,000 / year: estimated potential annual economic revenues from a $4 fee
Methodology: contingent valuation
Region: Asia
Data source: MESP Primary

Publication information

Walpole, M.J. Goodwin, H.J.Ward, K.G.R. “Pricing policy for tourism in protected areas: lessons from Komodo National Park, Indonesia” Conservation Biology 15(1): 218-227, 2001

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