Tsavo West national park fees
Tsavo West national park fees: Tsavo west national park the land of man eaters is a popular tourist destination in Tanzania a thriving habitant for many wildlife, this beautiful national park is situated in the coastal province of Kenya covering an area of 9,065 square kilometers under the governance of Kenya wildlife service. Tsavo west national park is part of Tsavo conservation area together with Tsavo east national park, the park is a habitant for many tourist attractions such as Mzima springs, wildlife and many other attractions which attract many tourists to the park.
Tsavo west national park is open for tourists visiting it for a safari, the park is categorized as Wilderness national park by Kenya wildlife services which is responsible for drafting fees which are charged to all tourists visiting the park. Tsavo west national park fees are categorized and charged according to the status of the tourists that is citizens, foreign residents and foreign non-residents.
Tsavo west national park fees are as follows
Park fees in Tsavo west national park are charged to any tourist accessing the park for a safari.
Note: park fees and game drive activity in Tsavo west national park are charged as one item meaning upon paying for park fee you are entitled to a game/ wildlife viewing in the park
Game drive activity in Tsavo west national park are not charged as an activity, its fees are included with park fees.
|Horse riding||KWS horses excluding rider||2,585|
|Private horses per day||1,030|
|Night game drives||2,155|
|Security Guided tours||Security guided tours (per guide up to 4 hours )||1,720|
|Security/guided tours(per guide over 4 hours )||3,015|
|Walking safaris||1, 500|
|Citizens||Residents||Non – residents (US$)|
|Adult||Children/ students||Adult||Children/ students||Adult||Children/ students|
Annual passes are paid on an annual basis
|Adult annual pass||43,100|
|Child annual pass||10,340|
|Corporate annual pass||103,440|
|Tor driver personalized annual pass||6,000|
Vehicle and aircraft fees
Many tourists travelling to Tsavo west national park use either private and safari cars and aircrafts, these cars and crafts are charged per day while in the park and per landing to aircrafts.
|Type of the vehicle||Seating capacity and weight||Fees in kshs|
|Tourist vehicles||Less than 6 seats||300|
|45 and above||5,000|
|Trunk and delivery vehicles||PSV’s < 6 Seats & Commercial vehicle < 2 tons||10,000|
|PSV’s > 13 Seats & Commercial vehicle > 5 tons||10,000|
|PSV’s 6 – 12 Seats & Commercial vehicle 2 – 5 tons||10,000|
|PSV’s 6 – 13 Seats & Commercial tour vehicle (not stationed in the park||60,000|
|Vehicles stationed in the park||Less than 3 seats||300|
|21 seats and above||3,015|
|Aircraft||Less than 3 seats||300|
|21 seats and above||3,015|
Special services in Tsavo west national park that is event security and vehicle recovery are charged as follows
|Event security per section of ranger||7,5000 kshs|
|Vehicle recovery inside the park||7,500|
Tourists with intentions of camping in the plains Tsavo west national park are charged a fee according to the type of campsite you are to spend the night. These fees are charged per night and per individual.
|Type of campsite||Citizens (KSHS)||Residents (KSHS)|| Non-residents
|Special camp site||250||200||600||350||35||20|
For campers reservation fees and cancellation fees are charged, these fees are non-refundable
Reservation fees – 7500 KSHS
Cancellation fees – 7500 KSHS
Critical points to note while on your safari in Tsavo west national park
- Before you are allowed into the park proof of identification is required at the offices of Kenya wildlife society in Tsavo west national park
- Fees charged at Tsavo west national park are charged depending on the status of the tourist that is foreign resident, foreign non- resident, Kenyan resident, east African community citizen, child/ student or an adult.
Foreign residents – are individuals residing in Kenya with valid documents from the offices of Kenyan government
Foreign non- residents – are individuals residing outside of Kenya and east African community countries
Citizens – are individuals living in Kenya with valid Kenyan national IDs or a passport.
Students – are individuals from a recognized secondary, government or private college and university aged up to 23 years of age. Student with an intention of visiting Tsavo west national park with a purpose of learning about conservation has to submit in their request to Kenya Wildlife society in a minimum of 2-3 weeks before the day your safari starts for an authorization, student fees is only granted to students on an organized group tour.
Children – are individuals from the age of 3 and below 18 years of age.
- Always follow park rules and regulations as drafted by Kenya wildlife society, these rules and regulations include
- Always stay in your car except designated picnic and observation areas
- While on a game drive do not feed the animals
- Do not litter in the park
- Respect the privacy of the animals