TSAVO WEST NATIONAL PARK ENTRANCE FEE (1st January, 2022 to 30th June, 2022)
Tsavo West National Park Entrance Fee : Tsavo West national park is one of Kenya larger parks located in the Coast Province of Kenya covering an area of 9,065 square kilometers, the park comprises of a huge variety of landscapes including swamps, natural springs, rocky peaks, extinct volcanic craters, rolling plains and sharp outcrops blanketed by greenery.
Tsavo West national park provides a home to an abundance of wildlife such as lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo, aardwolf, baboon, buffalo, bushbuck, dik-dik, duiker, eland, elephant, gazelle, genet, giraffe, hartebeest, hyrax, impala, klipspringer, kudu, oryx, porcupine, warthog, waterbuck, zebra and many smaller species.
Kenya Wildlife Services an authoritative organization responsible for administering Kenya’s national parks, reserves and conservancies has released new park fees for the period from 1ts January 2022 to 30th June 2022.
Park Entry Fee
|Citizen||515 Kshs||215 Kshs|
|Resident||515 Kshs||215 Kshs|
|Non-Resident||52 US$||35 US$|
Note: Park Entry Fees ticket is valid for only 12 hours for tourists staying inside the park and 24 hours for those staying outside the park.
|Special camp||Citizen||250 Kshs||200 Kshs|
|Resident||250 Kshs||200 Kshs|
|Non-Resident||35 US$||20 US$|
|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
|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||10,000|
|PSVs> 6 to 13 seats & commercial tour Vehicles (not stationed in the park)||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|
|Adult annual pass||43,100|
|Child annual pass||10,340|
|Corporate annual pass||103,440|
|Personalized tour driver annual pass||4,000|
|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|
|Cycling (per day)
Categories/status of tourists
Park fees in Tsavo West national park are charged basing on the 5 categories of the tourists/visitors that is Students, Children, Citizens, Residents and Non- Residents.
Students are individuals visiting Tsavo West national park from a recognized education institution such as primary, secondary, government or private college or university. Visitors in this category have to be visiting the park on a safari arranged by the education purpose and have to be aged 23 years and below.
Students have to be visiting the park for conservation and education purposes.
Note: The institution is required to write a formal letter to Kenya Wildlife Services in a minimum of 2 weeks to inform them about your trip, this is to give the authority enough time to issue a written authorization for student rates.
Students on a individually organized visit to Tsavo West national park are not eligible for student fees.
Children are visitors from the age of 3 years but below the age of 18 years.
Visitors categorized as Citizens are individuals who are born and residing in Kenya, these individuals also have to be in possession of Kenya National IDs or passports. The category of Citizens also includes visitors who are citizens of the East Africa Community member countries (Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan).
Visitors of Tsavo West national park categorized as residents are individuals which are not citizens of Kenya but are residents of Kenya with working permits or valid residence permits which are issued by the Kenyan Government.
Non-Residents are foreigners or international tourists who do not work or live in Kenya.
Mode of payment
Payments in Tsavo West national park are made using cashless payment methods including Mpesa, Visa Cards, MasterCard and direct deposits to KWS Bank accounts.