PARK ENTRY FEES, 1ST JANUARY 2009
VEHICLE AND AIRCRAFT FEES
VEHICLES CHARGES PER DAY Kshs.
Less than 6 seats 300
6-12 Seats 1,000
13-24 Seats 2,500
25-44 Seats 4,000
45 Seats and above 8,000
TRUCKS AND DELIVERY CHARGES PER DAY Kshs.
1 3 Tonnes 500
4 7 Tonnes 2,000
> 7 Tonnes 3,000
VEHICLES: STATIONED IN THE PARK PER YEAR Kshs.
PSVs <6 Seats & Commercial vehicle< 2 tons 30,000
PSVs 6 12 Seats & Commercial vehicle 2-5 tons 50,000
PSVs >13 Seats & Commercial vehicle> 5 tons 100,000
AIRCRAFTS: (Single Landing Fees) Kshs.
Gliders and Microlights 1,000
Aircrafts with less than 3 seats 300
3-6 seats 500
7-14 seats 1,000
15-20 seats 2,000
21 seats & above 3,000
Fees per single entry 300
Annual Passes for private non-commercial boats 5,000
Annual Pass for commercial tourist stationed or operating in the park 15,000
Adult and personalized 30,000
Tour driver and personalized 6,000
Service crew 5,000
Corporate Pass 50,000
Smartcard fee/ Replacement per card 1,000
SERVICES AND SPECIAL ACTIVITY Kshs
Security service per section of ten persons per day 75,000
Public site reservation for Premium and Urban Parks 75,000
Public site reservation All other parks 37,500
Vehicle recovery inside park 7,500
SPECIAL ACTIVITIES DURATION RATE (Kshs)
Night game drive per person Per Trip 1,500
Lake Boating per person Per Hour 1,000
Security/ Guided tours per guide 6 Hours 1,500
Security/ Guided tours per guide Over 6 Hours 3,000
River Rafting per person Per Trip 1,500
Horse Riding (excluding rider) Per Day 1,500
(Private Horses) Per Day 1,000
Fishing (per line) Per Day 500
Bicycles Hire Per Day 500
Cycling Per Day 100
SPECIAL CAMPSIT ES
Reservation Fees Kshs.
Special Campsites per week 7,500
Special Campsites/all reserved sites 7,500
DAILY FEE•: A fee for one day (24 hours) or part of thereof of per entry.
STUDENT• is herein defined as an individual aged up to 23 years old from a recognized learning institution with a valid students identification document. Students on personally arranged holidays will not enjoy concession rates. A minimum of 2 weeks notice is required for authorization of herein quoted concession rates.
CHILDREN• Persons above 3 years but below 18 years.
Wildlife Clubs of Kenya (WCK) members will be charged the applicable students rates.
NAIROBI PACKAGE comprises of entry into Nairobi National Park , Nairobi Safari Walk & Nairobi Mini Orphanage.
MOUNT KENYA 3 DAY PACKAGE is inclusive of camping.
Accommodation fees per night for organized groups (with prior approval of KWS) for persons staying in a field study centre• established in a national park or reserve as follows:-
A corporate pass may be issued to eligible utility providers having installations within KWS managed parks.
Service Crew are an advanced team for camping tour operators.
East African Citizens and Residents will be charged the respective Citizen and Resident rates in all our Parks, upon producing relevant proof of Identification.
Other Parks and Reserves include the following: Marsabit, Oldonyo Sabuk, Mwea, Ruma, Saiwa Swamp , South Turkana, Mt. Longonot , Sibiloi, Central & South Island, Tana Primate, Kakamega, Shimba Hills, Arabuko Sokoke, Ndere Island .
KWS Self Catering Bandas: KWS offers a wide range of self-catering accommodation in our National Parks and Reserves. For enquiries and bookings contact email@example.com
Terms and Conditions apply.
Ø This is a card used at KWS by its visitors to enable them get access to the National Parks.
Ø Smart Cards are used to gain access to Nairobi , Nakuru, Amboseli, Tsavo East, Tsavo West,and Aberdare National Parks .
Ø The card is loaded with money at the Point Of Sale (POS) and deducted at the park entrance Point Of Access (POA).
Ø The card can be obtained in all KWS Smartcard Point Of Issue (POI) offices upon producing proof of identification; National Kenyan Identity card for citizens, valid Passport or Alien certificate/Work permit for residents. The card is available for Persons aged 18 years and above, and can cater for accompanying children under the age of 18 years.
Ø Smart cards are issued free of charge, but replacement is at a fee of KShs. 1000/ only.
Ø Tour Operators can obtain Smartcard by submitting application to KWS Smartcard Manager,accompanied by copies of the Company Pin, Company Certificate of Incorporation and KATO Certificate if any.
Ø The POI offices are found in the following National Parks:-Nairobi Park main gate, Lake Nakuru Park main gate, Tsavo East main gate (Voi) and Mombasa KWS offices.
Ø The offices are open everyday from 6.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.
Ø The POS offices are located at all Smartcard Offices at the following National Parks: - Nairobi Park main gate, Lake Nakuru Park main gate, Aberdare Hqs, Tsavo East Park main gate(Voi), Tsavo West Park Mtito Andei gate, Amboseli Park Meshanani gate, Mombasa KWS Offices and Malindi Marine.
Ø Proof of identification is required upon entry into any KWS parks.
This is an upgrade of the smartcard that has been used before to access the KWS National parks. The Safari Card will be rolled out soon.
Other foreign currencies are accepted however the equivalent of the dollar will be applicable
Kenya Wildlife Service
P.O. Box 40241- 00100 Nairobi- Kenya
Tel: +254-20-600800, 602345.
ISDN: +254-20-399 2000
Mobile : +254 - 735663421; +254-726610508.