New Park Fees to Amboseli National Park July 2022 – December 2024

New Park Fees to Amboseli National Park July 2022 – December 2024 : Kenya wildlife Authority has released new park fees for Amboseli national park, these new fees are effective from July 2022 and valid to December 2024.

Amboseli national park is one of the amazing and popular national parks in Kenya famously known for hosting large herds of elephants with impressive tusks, the park is located in southern Kenya on the foot hills of Mountain Kilimanjaro the tallest free standing mountain in Africa boasting magnificent views of the snow capped summit of the mountain.

Amboseli national park is one of the top safari destination to visit while on a Kenya safari as it offers high chances of spotting a variety of wildlife and birdlife, the park has over 80 species of wildlife including large herds of elephants, impalas, lions, zebras, leopards, Maasai giraffes among others. The park also offers high chances of spotting over 400 bird species including Eurasian thick-knee, Greater flamingo, Hartlaub’s bustard, Lesser flamingo, Long-toed lapwing, Pangani longclaw, Rufous chatterer, Rufous-bellied heron, Spike-heeled lark, Steel-blue whydah, Taveta golden weaver, Von der Decken’s hornbill, Yellow-necked spurfowls and among others.

Park Entry Fee

Visitors of Amboseli national park are supposed to pay an entrance fee on a daily basis, park entrance fees are valid for 24 hours.

New Park Fees to Amboseli National Park July 2022 – December 2024
Game Sightings in Amboseli National Park
Category Low season High season
Adult Child/student Adult Child/student
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$


Camping in Amboseli national park is a thrilling experience and to support this activity, there are two types of campsites that is special and public campsites.

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 entering and operating in Amboseli national park are charge vehicle fees per day, these fees are charged basing on the carrying capacity of the vehicle.

New Park Fees to Amboseli National Park July 2022 – December 2024
Amboseli National Park Entrance
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 Amboseli national park

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 stationed in Amboseli national park pay a fee basing on the type and weight of the vehicle, this fee is 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


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)  


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)




Important notes

  • Categories or status of tourists to Amboseli national park

Visitors to Amboseli national park are categorized as students, children, residents and Non – residents as detailed below

  • Students

Students are visitors on a safari organized by a recognized educational institution and are visiting the park for conservation and research purposes, visitors to be categorized as students have to be in the age blanket of 3 years to 23 years. For the education institution to be eligible for the fees  for their students, a letter has to be sent to Kenya Wildlife Services informing it about their visit and has to be done two weeks prior to the visit.

Students on personal- organized trips are not eligible for student fees.


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

  • Citizens

Citizens are visitors to the park 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

Residents are foreign visitors working and staying in Kenya, residents are required to present valid residence documentation or work permits issued by the government of Kenya at the park’s gates.

  • Non- residents

Non-residents are international visitors with no residence or working in Kenya

Mode of payment

Payments in Amboseli national park are made using cash modes of payments that is Mpesa, Visa Cards and Mastercard and Direct deposits to KWS Bank accounts.

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