Kenya National Park Conservation Fees 2022 – 2024 : Kenya is one of the greatest safari destinations on the African continent as well as the world, this classic safari destination is located in East Africa and renowned for its abundant wildlife, magnificent landscapes, mountains and the annual Great migration.

Kenya hosts several protecting areas including national parks, conservancies, reserves and sanctuaries which are open to tourists wishing to experience an Africa safari in unspoilt landscapes with freely roaming wildlife including the big Five.

Most of the protected areas in Kenya are under the management of Kenya Wildlife Authority, this organization is responsible for drafting park fees and below are Kenya park conservation fees from July 2022 to 20224.

Kenya National Park Conservation Fees 2022 - 2024
Kenya National Park Conservation Fees 2022 – 2024
Daily park fees

 

  HIGH SEASON

JULY – FEBRUARY

LOW SEASON

MARCH – JUNE

 
Citizens/ Residents Non- Resident  

Citizens/ Residents

Non- Resident  
Adult (Kshs) Child/ student (Kshs) Adult

(US$)

Child/ student(US$) Adult (Kshs) Child/ student (Kshs) Adult (Kshs) Child/ student (Kshs)  
PREMIUM PARKS  
Amboseli & Nakuru 800 215 70 20 600 215 40 20
URBAN SAFARI  
Nairobi national park 500 215 60

 

20 400 215 40 20
Wilderness parks  
Tsavo East &Tsavo West Kora, Meru &Aberdare 500 215

 

60

 

20

 

300 215 35 20
Marine Parks  
Kasite Mpunguti

Malindi, Watamu, Mombasa & Kiunga

200

 

125

 

15

 

10

 

150 125 10 10
Sanctuaries  
Nairobi orphanage, Kisumu

Impala, Nairobi safari walk

250 125 25 15 200 125 20 15
Scenic/special interest (A)  
Hells Gate, Elgon, Ol-Donyo Sabuk

Mt.Longonot

300 215 30 20 250 215 20 20
Scenic/special interest (B)

All other parks and reserve

 

300

 

125

 

25

 

15

200 125 20 15

 

CAMPING FEES Citizens/ residents Non-residents
Adult (Kshs) Child/Student (Kshs) Adult (Kshs) Child/Student (Kshs)
Special camps
Premium parks

(Amboseli & Lake Nakuru)

 

500

 

250

 

50

 

25

All other parks 250 200 35 20
Public camps
Premium parks

(Amboseli & Lake Nakuru)

 

250

 

200

 

30

 

25

All other parks 200 150 20 15
Reservation Fees (Non-refundable)                                                                                                7,500 Kshs
Cancellation Fees                                                                                                                                7,500 Kshs

CONFERENCES

For lodges inside KWS parks

ADULT

CITIZENS/RESIDENTS

ADULT

NON-RESIDENTS

(Discount ) park entry fees (Discount) on park entry fees
100 participates and more 30% 30%
50-99 participants 20% 20%
30-49 participants 10% 10%
20-29 participants 5% 5%

MOUNTAIN CLIMBING Citizens/residents Non-residents
Adult (Kshs) Child/student (Kshs) Adult (US$) Child/student (US$)
Mt. Kenya (Day trip) 430  215 52 26
Mt. Kenya (3 Day Package) 1,290  645 156 78
Mt. Kenya (4 Day Package) 1,720 860 208 104
Mt. Kenya (5 Day Package) 2,150 1,075 260 130
Mt. Kenya (6 Day Package) 2,580 1,290 312 156

Other charges

Vehicle Fees Per day Kshs
Less than 6 seats 300
6 to 12 seats 1,030
13 to 24 seats 2,585
25 to 44 seats 4,050
45 seats and above 5,000
Trucks & delivery vehicles
1 to 3 tonnes 515
4 to 7 tonnes 2,155
Above 7 tonnes 3,015
Boats
Fees per day 300
Annual passes for private

(non-commercial boats)

5,170
Annual passes for commercial tourists vessels stationed or operating in the park  

15,080

Aircrafts (single landing Fees)
Aircrafts with less than 3 seats 300
3 to 6 seats 500
7 to 14 seats 1000
15 to 20 seats 2,155
21 seats and above 3,015
Helicopter landing on Mt. Kenya national park (US$)  
Vehicles stationed in the park (per year)
PSVs<6 seats & commercial vehicles < 2 tonnes 10,000
PSVs<6 to 12 seats & commercial vehicles 2 to 5 tonnes 10,000
PSVs<6 to 13 seats & commercial Tour vehicles not stationed in the park 60,000
PSVs<13 seats & commercial vehicles >5tonnes 100,000

Annual passes Kshs
Adult annual pass 43,100
Child annual pass 10,340
Corporate annual pass 103,440
Personalized tour driver annual pass 4,000
Marine parks annual pass 10,340

Special services Kshs
Event security per section of rangers 75,000
Vehicle recovery inside the park 7,500
Motor cycle Fees  
Motorcycle (not more than 250 cc) to Hell’s Gate, Mt Kenya, Aberdare, Longonot, Elgon, Ol Donyo Sabuk and Sibiloi 400

Special activities Kshs
Night game drive (per person per trip) 2,155
Lake boating (per person per trip) 1,290
Security/guided tours(per guide up to 4 hours) 1,720
Security/guided tours (per guide over 4 hours) 3,015
River rafting (per person) 1,720
Horse riding (excluding rider) – KWS horses 2,585
Private horses (per day) 1,030
Fishing (per line per day) 515
Fishing in Mt. Kenya (per line per day) 1,550
Bicycle hire (per day) 500
Cycling (per day) 215
Walking safaris (per person per day) 1,500

 USEFUL POINTS TO NOTE

Entry Fees

For each and every tourist visiting national parks, reserves and conservancies in Kenya has to pay entry fees, these fees are valid for 24 hours for visitors staying inside the protected area and 12 hours for visitors staying outside of the protected areas.

Resident rates/ fees

Resident fees are applicable to tourists who are residents of Kenya and East African Community Countries that are Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi. All resident visitors are required to be present their valid National IDs from their respective countries, all residents with no national IDs or Passports will be required to pay Non-Resident fees.

Student rates/fees

Student fees are applicable to visitors aged between 3 to 18 years visiting Kenya protected areas (national parks, reserve and conservancies) on a trip sponsored by a recognized education institution and are visiting for study purposes.

To qualify for  student rates, an institution must inform KWS in a period of 2 weeks prior your visit, this period of time allows Kenya Wildlife Services enough time to issue an authorization.

Non-resident rates/fees

Non – resident fees are applicable to international visitors who are not residents of Kenya and have no working permits. Non- residents are required to present valid passports.

Mode of payment

While making payment for park fees in Kenya national parks, conservancies and sanctuaries, payments are made in cashless form using Mpesa, Visa Cards, MasterCard and direct deposits to KWS Bank accounts.

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