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.
|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$||20 US$|
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.
|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
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.
|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)
|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|
|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)
- 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 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 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 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.