PARK ENTRY FEES, 1ST JANUARY 2009

 

 

 

CATEGORY

Kenya Citizens

Kenya Residents (Kshs)

Non Residents ( US$)

 

Premium Parks – Amboseli, Nakuru

Adults  

300

1000

60

Re entry for adults

200

700

35

Children (from 3 to < 18yrs)

100

500

30

Re entry for children

100

300

23

Students

100

200

20

Re entry for students

100

200

20

Wilderness Parks – Aberdare, Tsavo East, Tsavo West, Meru, Chyullu

Adults

300

1000

50

Re entry for adults

200

700

35

Children (from 3 to < 18yrs)

100

500

25

Re entry for children

100

300

20

Students

100

200

15

Re entry for students

75

115

10

Urban Safari – Nairobi National Park

Adults

300

1000

40

Children (from 3 to < 18yrs)

100

500

20

Students

100

200

15

Nairobi Package

Adults

450

1500

65

Children (from 3 to < 18yrs)

200

700

25

Students

180

360

23

Mountain Climbing – Mt. Kenya National Park

Adults

300

550

55

Children (from 3 to < 18yrs)

100

200

20

Students

100

200

15

Mountain Porters

50

N/A

N/A

Mt. Kenya National Park (3 Day Package)

 

Adults

1300

2000

150

Children

400

1200

70

Students

600

1000

70

Scenic & Special Interest Parks – Hells Gate, Mt Elgon

Adults

200

500

25

Children (from 3 to < 18yrs)

100

250

10

Students

100

250

10

Scenic & Special Interest Parks –: Marsabit, Oldonyo Sabuk, Mwea, Ruma, Saiwa Swamp , South Turkana , Mt. Longonot , Sibiloi, Central & South Island, Tana Primate, Kakamega, Shimba Hills, Arabuko Sokoke, Ndere Island

Adults

200

500

20

Children (from 3 to < 18yrs)

100

250

10

Students

50

250

10

Marine Parks – Kisite-Mpunguti 

 

 

 

Adults

200

300

20

Children (from 3 to < 18yrs)

100

150

10

Students

100

150

10

Other Marine Parks – Kiunga, Watamu, Mombasa , Malindi

Adults

100

300

15

Children (from 3 to < 18yrs)

100

150

10

Students

50

150

10

Nairobi Safari Walk  

 

 

 

Adults

100

300

20

Children (from 3 to < 18yrs)

50

150

5

Students

50

100

5

Sanctuaries – Kisumu Impala & Animal Orphanage

Adults

100

300

15

Children (from 3 to < 18yrs)

50

150

5

Students

50

100

5

 

 

 

 

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.                                                                                                                 

PSV’s <6 Seats & Commercial vehicle< 2 tons                                                                       30,000                                                                                                    

PSV’s 6 –12 Seats & Commercial vehicle 2-5 tons                                                                 50,000                                                                                                                    

PSV’s >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

 

BOATS                                                                                                                                     Kshs.

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

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

 

ANNUAL PASSES

                                                                                                                                                Kshs.                      

Adult and personalized                                                                                                           30,000                                                    

Tour driver and personalized                                                                                                  6,000

Service crew                                                                                                                          5,000                      

Corporate Pass                                                                                                                       50,000

Children                                                                                                                                   10,000    

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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CAMPING

 

PUBLIC CAMPSITES

 

 

CATEGORY

Kenya Citizens (Kshs)

Kenya Residents (Kshs)

Non Residents ( US$)

 

 

 

 

Premium Parks per night

Adults

200

500

25

Children

150

150

20

Students & Organized groups

150

300

20

Wilderness Parks

Adults

150

300

25

Children

100

150

15

Students & Organized Groups

150

300

15

All Other Parks

Adults

150

150

15

Children

100

100

10

Students & Organized Groups

100

100

10

                               

               

                                                                                                                                                                               

                                                                                                                                                                               

SPECIAL CAMPSIT ES

 

CATEGORY

Kenya Citizens (Kshs)

Kenya Residents (Kshs)

Non Residents (US$)

 

Premium Parks per night

Adults

300

500

40

Children

150

300

20

Students & Organized groups

150

300

20

Wilderness Parks

Adults

300

500

30

Children

100

300

15

Students & Organized Groups

150

300

15

All Other Parks

Adults

300

500

15

Children

100

200

10

Students & Organized Groups

100

100

10

                                                                                                                                                                               

                                                                                                                                                                                               

Reservation Fees                                                                                                                                Kshs.

Special Campsites per week                                                                                                           7,500

 

Cancellation fee

Special Campsites/all reserved sites                                                                                             7,500

 

 

PLEASE NOTE

 

“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 student’s 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:-

 

 

Non Residents

Kenya Residents

Kenya Citizens

 

US $

Kshs

Kshs

For Students

5

100

100

For any None Student

10

250

250

 

• 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 reservations@kws.go.ke

Terms and Conditions apply.

 

 

 

Smartcard

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).

Obtaining Smartcard

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.

 

Safari card:

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

 

The Director

Kenya Wildlife Service

P.O. Box 40241- 00100 Nairobi- Kenya

Tel: +254-20-600800, 602345.

ISDN: +254-20-399 2000

Wireless: +254-20-2379407-16

Mobile : +254 - 735663421; +254-726610508.

Fax: +254-20-603792

Email: kws@kws.go.ke

Website: www.kws.go.ke