Nairobi National Park Fees : Nairobi national park is a unique Kenya safari destination “The world’s only wildlife capital” located in Nairobi city the capital of Kenya and in a short drive from Nairobi’s central business district. Nairobi national park is a breathtaking Kenya tour destination covering an area of 117 square kilometers dominated by scattered acacia bush, open grass plains and a back drop of city sky scrapers.

Nairobi national park is a renown home for a variety of wildlife species such as giraffes, hyenas, buffaloes, giraffes and a diverse population of birds recorded to be over 400 species.

Nairobi national park is visited by a number of tourists for around the globe, as per Kenya Wildlife Service, each and every tourist visiting the park has a certain fee to pay and detailed below.

Park Entry Fee

Category Fees (Kshs)
Adult Child/student
Citizen 400 Kshs 200 Kshs
Resident 400 Kshs 200 Kshs
Non-Resident 35 US$ 20  US$

Note:  paid per person and the ticket is valid for only 12 hours for those staying outside the park and 24 hours for those staying inside the park.

Nairobi National Park Fees
Nairobi National Park


Category Fees(Kshs)
Adult Child/student
Special camp Citizen 250 Kshs 200 Kshs
Resident  250 Kshs 200 Kshs
Non-Resident 35 US$ 35 US$

Public campsite

Citizen  200 Kshs  150 Kshs
Resident 200 Kshs 150 Kshs
Non-Resident  20 US$  15 US$
Reservation Fees (Non-refundable)                                 7,500 Kshs
Cancellation fees                                                                     7,500 Kshs

Vehicle and aircraft fees

Vehicle Fees per day

Carrying capacity  Fees (Kshs)
Less than6 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 and delivery vehicles

Weight Fees (Kshs)
1 to 3 tonnes 515
4 to 7 tonnes 2,155
Above 7 tonnes 3,015

Vehicles stationed in the park (per year)

Type and Weight  Fees (Kshs)
PSVs< 6 seats & commercial Vehicles <2 tonnes  10,000
PSVs> 6 to 12 seats & commercial Vehicles 2  to 5 tonnes  60,000
PSVs> 13 seats & commercial Vehicles 5 tonnes  100,000


Aircraft fees (single landing fees)

Carrying capacity  Fees (Kshs)
Less than 3 seats  300
4 to 6 seats  500
7 to 14 seats  1,000
15 to 20 seats  2,155
12 seats and above  3,015


Annual passes

Category  Fees (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
Safari card application fees 1,030


Special services

Category   Fees (Kshs)
Event security per section of rangers 75,000
Vehicle recovery inside the park 7,500


Special activities Fees (Kshs)
Night game drive (per person per trip) 2,155
 Security/guided tours(per guide up to 4 hours)  


Security/guided tours (per guide over 4 hours) 3,015


Horse riding (excluding rider) – KWS horses 2,585
Private horses (per day) 1,030
Walking safaris (per person per day)  1,500

Categories of tourists


Students are individuals from a recognized education institution (primary, secondary, government or private college or university), these individuals should be aged 23 years old are on the visit to the park to learn about conservation through a documented and organized arrangement with the institution. Student fees at Nairobi national park exclude students on privately arranged Kenya safaris, to be eligible to these fees the institution is required to inform KWS in a minimum of 2 weeks so as it can issue a written authorization for student rates.


Children are individuals from the age of 3 years but below the age of 18.


Citizens are individuals who are Kenya citizens with a valid National ID or Passports, this category also includes Citizens of Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan with valid passports or National IDs.


Residents are individuals of other nationalities residing in Kenya and are in possession of valid documentation from the Kenyan government.


Non-Residents are international tourists who do not stay or work in Kenya.

Mode of payment

Cashless mode of payment for your entry in Nairobi national park are accepted using Mpesa, Visa Cards, MasterCard and direct deposits to KWS Bank accounts.

For information of  Kenya detination park entry frees such as Masai mara , Tsavo National park, Amboseli , lake Nakuru National park  , Samburu  National  reserve can be got from  Kenya Wildlife Service.

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