Nairobi National Park Entrance Fee 2023 – 2024

Nairobi National Park Entrance Fee 2023 – 2024 : Nairobi National Park is a one of a kind of wildlife destination – The World’s only Wildlife Capital, this fascinating national park is located in the middle of Nairobi City the capital of Kenya and lies in a short distance from the City Center.

Nairobi National Park became a game reserve in 1946 and is the oldest game park in Kenya, the park is also the best wildlife destination to visit while on a layover or have few days in Kenya.

Nairobi national park is under the administration of Kenya Wildlife Authority and here are the park entrance fees for year 2023 -2024

Park Entry Fee

Park entry fees to Nairobi national park are charged to each and every individual entering into the park, each entry ticket is valid for 24 hours allowing tourists to access the park for 24 hours.

Category

Low season

High season

Adult

Child/student

Adult

Child/student

Citizen

400 Kshs

215 Kshs

500ksh

215 Kshs

Resident

400 Kshs

215 Kshs

500ksh

215 Kshs

Non-Resident

35 US$

20  US$

60 US$

20 US$

 

CAMPING FEES

Camping in Nairobi national park is an adventurous experience, there are two types of campsites in the park that is special camps and public camps  and they are charged as follows

Category

Fees(Kshs)

Adult

Child/student

Special camp

Citizen

250 Kshs

200 Kshs

Resident

250 Kshs

200 Kshs

Non-Resident

35 US$

20 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

Tourist vehicles operating in Nairobi national park are charged fees basing on their carrying capacity and are charged on a daily basis.

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

Trucks and delivery vehicles entering Nairobi national park are charged fees basing on the weight (tonnes)

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)

Vehicles operating and stationed in Nairobi national park are charged a fee on a basis of 1 year as follows.

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)

All aircrafts landing in Nairobi national park are charged fees per single landing and they are as follows

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

 

Note: Annual passes are valid for one year.

Special services

 

Category

Fees (Kshs)

Event security per section of rangers

75,000

Vehicle recovery inside the park

7,500

 

Special activities

Special activities

Fees (Kshs)

Night game drive (per person per trip)

2,155

Security/guided tours(per guide up to 4 hours)

 

1,720

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)

 

215

 

 

Categories/status of tourists

Tourists visiting Nairobi national park are categories as students, children, citizens, residents and Non-residents (foreigners). When drafting the Nairobi national park fees, these categorized where used and they are as follows

Students

Nairobi National Park Entrance Fee 2023 – 2024
Nairobi National Park

The category of citizens includes individuals below the age of 23 years visiting the park on a safari organized by a recognized education institution (primary, secondary, government or Private College or university) for conservation or research purposes.

Visitors to be eligible for student fees, the education institution is required to inform Kenya Wildlife Services in a minimum of 2 weeks, this is to enable Kenya Wildlife Services to issue a written authorization for student rates.

Note: students visiting Nairobi national park on a privately organized safari are not eligible for student fees, instead they pay citizen or resident fees.

Children

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

Citizens

Visitors of Nairobi national park categorized as citizens are visitors who have citizenships in Kenya and East Africa Community member countries including Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan with passports and National IDs.

Residents

Visitors of Nairobi national park categorized as Residents are foreigners who are not citizens of Kenya or any East African Community members living and working in Kenya.

Note: Residents are supposed to be in possession of valid residence documentation or work permits issued by the Kenya Government.

Non-Residents

Visitors categorized as Non-Residents are foreigners or international tourists who do not work or live in Kenya.

 Mode of payment

Payments in Nairobi national park are made using cashless methods, these methods were introduced as a way to combat the spread of Covid-19 in the prevailing COVID – 19 pandemic. These methods include

·       Mpesa

·       Visa Cards

·       MasterCard

·       Direct deposits to KWS Bank accounts.

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