Lake Nakuru national park Fees July 2022 – December 2024 : Lake Nakuru national park is a beautiful wildlife haven found on the floor of the Great Rift Valley and surrounded by wooded and bushy grassland, the park boosts a magnificent escarpment and picturesque ridges.
Lake Nakuru national park is not only a UNESCO World Heritage Site but also an Important Birding Area renowned for thousands of pink flamingos (greater and lesser flamingos).
In addition to flamingos, Lake Nakuru National Park is home to a huge population of black and white rhinos and endangered Rothschild’s child giraffe.
Lake Nakuru NATIONAL Park is under the management of Kenya Wildlife Services, here are fees for Lake Nakuru from 2023 – 2024.
Park Entry Fee
Entry fees are paid on a daily basis, the fees are valid for 24 hour
|Category||Low season||High season|
|Citizen||600 Kshs||215 Kshs||800ksh||215 Kshs|
|Resident||600 Kshs||215 Kshs||800ksh||215 Kshs|
|Non-Resident||40 US$||20 US$||70 US$||20 US$|
The thrilling camping experience in Lake Nakuru National Park is done in either private or public campsite and here are the rates for the sites.
|Special camp||Citizen||250 Kshs||200 Kshs|
|Resident||250 Kshs||200 Kshs|
|Non-Resident||35 US$||20 US$|
|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
All tourist vehicles entering and operating in Lake Nakuru national park are charged vehicle fees per day, these fees are charged basing on the carrying capacity of the vehicle.
|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 operating in Lake Nakuru national park, these fees are charged basing on the weight (tonnes) of the vehicle.
|1 to 3 tonnes||515|
|4 to 7 tonnes||2,155|
|Above 7 tonnes||3,015|
Vehicles stationed in the park (per year)
All vehicles stationed in Lake Nakuru National Park are charged a fee basing on the type and weight of the vehicles. The vehicles are paid on an annual basis.
|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)
|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|
|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.
|Event security per section of rangers||75,000|
|Vehicle recovery inside the park||7,500|
|Special activities||Fees (Kshs)|
|Night game drive (per person per trip)||2,155|
|Security/guided tours(per guide up to 4 hours)||
|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)
Lake Nakuru national park Fees July 2022 – December 2024 : Categories/status of tourists
Visitors vising Lake Nakuru national park in a Kenya safari are categorized as students, children, residents and non-residents.
Students are visitors on a trip organized by a recognized educational institution (primary, secondary, tertiary and university) for conservation and research purposes. Students are to be in the age blanket of 3 years to 23 years, to be eligible to student fees. To be eligible for student fees, Education institutions are required to send a letter to Kenya Wildlife Services informing the park about their trip in a minimum of 2 weeks. This enables KWS to issue an authorization for the student fees
The education institution is required to send a letter to Kenya Wildlife Services informing about the trip in a minimum of 2 weeks, this enables KWS to issue an authorization for student rates.
For students visiting the park on a privately arranged safari are not eligible for student fees, they are to pay resident/citizen fees.
Children are visitors of age range of 3 years but below the age of 18 years
Citizens are visitors with Kenya citizenships and citizens of East Africa community countries including Uganda, Tanzania, South Sudan, Rwanda and Democratic Republic of Congo, Citizen Visitors are required to present valid national IDs and passports of their respective countries.
Residents are foreign visitors working and staying in Kenya, these visitors are requested to present valid residence documentation or work permits issued by the government of Kenya.
Non-residnet visitors are visitors who are foreigners with no residence or work in Kenya
Mode of payment
When making payments for Amboseli national park fees , cashless modes of payments are used. These methods include
- Visa Cards
- Direct deposits to KWS Bank accounts.