Licence costs

Commercial Tour Operator (CTO) Licences are available for periods from two months to five years. The fees listed below are based on administrative costs and with the exception of the two month option (which begins from the date of issue) will expire on 31 March of the relevant year, regardless of when the licence is issued.

Licence costs are as follows:

  • The 2 month licence fee is $222 and is current for two months from the date of licence issue
  • The licence fee for a 1 year licence is $318
  • The licence fee for a 3 year licence* is $772
  • The fee for a 5 year licence* is $1,227.

*Please note three and five year licences are only issued if the tour operator holds a relevant 'Green Accreditation' Certificate. Please see the Becoming a Tour Operator page for futher details.

All licence fees are GST exempt.

Visitor use fees also apply to clients of commercial operators in some parks and reserves. See the list of licence and visitor use fees (150kb pdf) for the current licence period. Please note that other fees and charges may apply to your commercial licence. For more information about specific fees and charges in other parks, please contact the appropriate regional contact officer.


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