Here you can find what is the Dock Tax and why is mandatory to pay it.
It is commonly known as dock tax, but its real name is Dock and Sanitation Surcharge. This fee is used to maintain the ports and beaches in good condition.
Its current price is $20 USD
Some tasks paid by this surcharge are:
Inspection of all tour operators to ensure that they comply with visitor safety and environmental standards and recommendations.
Construction of larger wastewater treatment plants to cope with numerous tourists and prevent waste from reaching the sea.
Repairs and preventive works in marinas and docks due to daily use and natural disasters such as hurricanes.
Paying your dock and sanitation surcharge ensures the beauty and safety of the nautical facilities and the cleanliness of the beaches for many generations to come.