Kenya Wildlife Service Park Fees

In this post, we look at the various Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) park fees. KWS manages about 8 per cent of the total landmass of the country. This land contains 22 National Parks, 28 National Reserves and 5 National Sanctuaries. The parks and reserves are open every day of the week.

Below is a list of the national parks, national reserves, marine parks, sanctuaries, orphanages and safari parks in Kenya.

List Of National Parks in Kenya

  • Mount Kenya National Park
  • Amboseli National Park
  • South Island National Park
  • Saiwa Swamp National Park
  • Sibiloi National Park
  • Ruma National Park
  • Ol Donyo Sabuk National Park
  • Ndere Island National Park
  • Mount Longonot National Park
  • Mount Elgon National Park
  • Meru National Park
  • Marsabit National Park & Reserve
  • Kora National Park
  • Chyulu Hills National Park
  • Central Island National Park
  • Tsavo West National Park
  • Lake Nakuru National Park
  • Tsavo East National Park
  • Nairobi National Park
  • Aberdare National Park
  • Hells Gate National Park

List Of National Reserves In Kenya 

  • Mwingi Game Reserve
  • Nasolot National Reserve
  • Kakamega Forest National Reserve
  • Bisanadi National Reserve
  • Shimba Hills National Reserve
  • Mwea National Reserve

List Of Marine National Parks In Kenya

  • Kiunga Marine National Reserve
  • Watamu Marine National Park
  • Mombasa Marine National Park
  • Malindi Marine National Park & Reserve
  • Kisite Mpunguti Marine Park & Reserve

List Of Sanctuaries in Kenya

  • Lake Simbi National Sanctuary
  • Kisumu Impala Sanctuary

List Of Orphanages/ safari walk in Kenya

  • Nairobi Animal Orphanage
  • Nairobi Safari Walk

Kenya Wildlife Service Park Fees

The fees below apply to citizens, residents and non-residents. Citizens refer to Kenya Citizens with valid National ID/Passports and Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi citizens with valid Passports. Residents refer to persons of other nationalities residing in Kenya with valid documentation from the Kenyan government while non-residents refer to other nationalities who don’t reside in Kenya with no documentation.

July 2022 To December 2023 Rates 

High season Rates – July to February 

Park Fees EA Citizens/ Kenyan Residents (KSH) Non-Residents ( USD)
Adult Child/Student Adult Child/Student
Premium Parks

Amboseli & Lake Nakuru

    800   215 70  20
Urban Safari

Nairobi

 

500

 

215

 

60

 

20

Wilderness Parks

Tsavo East & Tsavo West Meru, Kora & Aberdare

 

500

 

215

 

60

 

20

Mountain Climbing
Mt Kenya Day Trip 430 250 52 20
Mt Kenya 3 Days Package incl camping 1,880 1,200 215 105
Mt Kenya 4-Day Package incl camping 2,500 1,600 285 140
Mt Kenya 5 Day Package incl camping 3,100 2,000 355 175
Mt Kenya 6-Day Package incl camping 3,750 2,400 430 205
Scenic Parks

Hells Gate, Mt. Longonot, Mt. Elgon, Ol Donyo Sabuk

 

300

 

215

 

30

 

20

Special Interest Parks

Marsabit, Mwea, Ruma, Saiwa Swamp, Sibiloi, Cental Island, Kakamega, Shimba Hills, Ndere Island, Chyullu Hills, South Turkana, South Island National Park

 

 

300

 

 

215

 

 

25

 

 

15

Sanctuaries

Nairobi Orphanage, Nairobi Safari Walk, Kisumu Impala & Elementaita

 

250

 

125

 

25

 

15

Marine Parks & Reserves

Kisite Mpunguti, Mombasa, Watamu, Malindi, Kiunga

 

200

 

125

 

15

 

10


Low Season Rates – March to June

Park Fees EA Citizens/ Kenyan Residents ( Ksh) Non-Residents ( USD)
Adult Child/Student Adult Child/Student
Premium Parks

Amboseli & Lake Nakuru

 

600

 

215

 

40

 

20

Urban Safari

Nairobi

 

400

 

215

 

40

 

20

Wilderness Parks

Tsavo East & Tsavo West Meru, Kora & Aberdare

 

300

 

215

 

35

 

20

Mountain Climbing
Mt Kenya Day Trip 250 250 30 20
Mt Kenya 3 Days Package incl camping 1,350 1,200 150 105
Mt Kenya 4 Day Package incl camping 1,800 1,600 200 140
Mt Kenya 5 Day Package incl camping 2,250 2,000 250 175
Mt Kenya 6 Day Package incl camping 2,700 2,400 300 205
Scenic Parks

Hells Gate, Mt. Longonot, Mt. Elgon, Ol Donyo Sabuk

 

250

 

215

 

20

 

20

Special Interest Parks

Marsabit, Mwea, Ruma, Saiwa Swamp, Sibiloi, Cental Island, Kakamega, Shimba Hills, Ndere Island, Chyullu Hills, South Turkana, South Island National Park

 

 

250

 

 

215

 

 

20

 

 

15

Sanctuaries

Nairobi Orphanage, Nairobi Safari Walk, Kisumu Impala & Elementaita

 

200

 

125

 

20

 

15

Marine Parks & Reserves

Kisite Mpunguti, Mombasa, Watamu, Malindi, Kiunga

 

150

 

125

 

10

 

10

Please note that proof of identification is required before entering to any KWS-managed Park/Reserve/Sanctuary.

Kenya Wildlife Service Contacts

Toll-free number: 0800-597-000

Reservations

Phone: +254 726 610533

Email: reservations@kws.go.ke

Victor Matara

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