Amboseli National Park fees 

Amboseli National Park fees: Amboseli national park is a very scenic tourist destination and a national park situated in southern Kenya in Kajiado county, this popular park covers an area of 392 square kilometers and lies in a drive of 4 hours from Nairobi the capital city of Kenya. Amboseli national park attributes its popularity to large herd of elephants and scenic views of mountain Kilimanjaro snowcapped peak, this park is administered by Kenya Wildlife Services wand this organization has overall authority towards this park and its activities. 

Amboseli National Park fees

According to Kenya Wildlife Services, Amboseli national park is recognized as a premium park and below are the fees charged to all activities and activities done in Amboseli national park.  

  • Entry fees 

Accessing Amboseli national park for every individual for any activity is done at a fee, these fees were drafted by KWS (Kenya Wildlife Services) and charged basing on the status of the tourist. Park entry fees are charged, paid on a daily basis, and are valid for only 24 hours. 

Kenya citizens 

Category  Fees (Kshs)
Adult  860
Children/students  215


Category  Fees (Kshs)
Adult  1.030
Children/students  515

Non- residents 

Category  Fees (US$)
Adult  60
Children/students  30

Note: Park entry fee to Amboseli national park entities you to a game drive and it is a single entry fee valid only for 24 hours.

Activity fees 

Amboseli national park offers a range of entertaining and memorable safari activities, these activities are charged a fee which is paid by every individual before the start of the safari 

Activity  Fees (Kshs)
Night game drive (per person per trip) 2,155
Security/guided tours  Per guides up to 4 hours   1,720
Per guide over 4 hours  3,015
Walking safaris (per person per day) 1,500



These fees are valid for only 24 hours and they are paid on a daily basis 

Annual passes

According to Kenya Wildlife Services, annual passes offer annual entry to Amboseli national park and they are paid once a year  

Category  Fees (Kshs)
Adult annual pass  43,100
Child annual pass 10,340
Cooperate annual pass 103,440
Tour driver annual personalized annual pass 6,000

Other activities/services 

Apart from safari activities, while in Amboseli national park other activities/services are offered and these include reservation, cancellation, event security per section of ranger and vehicle recovery while in the park.

Reservation and cancellation fees 

Activity  Fees 
Reservation Fees 7,500
Cancellation fees  7,500

Special services 

Activity  Fees (Kshs)
Event security per section of ranger  75,000
Vehicle recovery inside the park  7,500

Vehicle and aircraft fees 

Each and every vehicle and aircraft accessing Amboseli national park whether carrying tourists/ visits or goods is charged a fee, vehicles’ fees are charged depending on the seating capacity and weight of the vehicle and aircrafts are charged basing on the seating capacity.

Amboseli National Park fees

Vehicle fees 

Vehicle fees cater for tourists vehicles entering Amboseli national park and these fees are exclusive of the tourist fees 

Vehicle’s capacity  Fees (Kshs)
Less than 6 seats  300
6-12 seats  1,030
13-24 seats  2,585
25-44 seats  4,050
45 seats and above  5,000

Note: Vehicle fees are paid per day 

Trucks and delivery vehicle fees 

Trucks and delivery vehicles fees are paid by vehicles and trucks carrying goods to Amboseli national park.

Weight  Fees (Kshs)
1 – 3 Tonnes  515
4 – 7 Tonnes  2,155
Over 7 Tonnes  3,015

Note: Trucks and delivery fees are paid per day

Vehicle stationed in the park 

Vehicles stationed inside Amboseli national park pay a fee which is charged depending on the carrying capacity in the vehicle and weight in Tonnes.

Category  Fees (Kshs)
PSV’s < 6 Seats & Commercial vehicle < 2 tons


PSV’s > 13 Seats & Commercial vehicle > 5 tons 100,000


PSV’s 6 – 12 Seats & Commercial vehicle 2 – 5 tons


PSV’s 6 – 13 Seats & Commercial tour vehicle
(not stationed in the park)

Aircraft fees 

All aircrafts landing in Amboseli national park are charged a fee as per aircraft fees, these fees are paid depending on the carrying capacity of the aircraft and exclude fees of individuals in it.

Seating capacity  Fees (Kshs)
Less than 3 seats  300
3-6 seats  500
7-14 seats 1,000
15-20 seats  2,155
21 seats and above  3,015


Camping in Amboseli national park is charged a fee which depends on the status, age group of the individual and the type of the campsite whether special campsite or public campsite 


Category  Fees (Kshs)
Special campsite Public campsite 
Adults  500 250
Children/students  250 200


Category  Fees (Kshs)
Special campsite Public campsite 
Adults    600 600
Children/students  350 300


Category  Fees (US$)
Special campsite Public campsite 
Adults    50 30
Children/students    25 25

Useful things to note about Amboseli national park fees 

  • Fees 

Daily fees – Most fees in Amboseli national park are daily fees meaning they are for single entry expiring after 24 hours and paid daily.

Corporate pass – these fees are only granted to utility providers with installation in Kenya Wildlife Services managed parks and reserves.

  • Category/status of the tourists 

Citizens – are individuals with citizenship in Kenya and East African countries that are Uganda, Tanzania, Burundi and Rwanda, for verification a valid passport and national IDs from their respective country is required.

Residents – are international individuals working and residing in Kenya and East African community member countries, as proof these individuals are required to present proper documents from the immigration office and valid working permit.

Non- residents – are international individuals not living or working in Kenya, as proof they are required to present passports.

Children – are individuals visiting Amboseli national park aged from 3 years to 18 years.

Student – are individuals with maximum age of 23 years old from recognized education institution (private or public) visiting Amboseli national park for education purposes, students trip has to be organized by the school administration which has to send a letter to the Kenya Wildlife Services 2 weeks prior to the trip. the two weeks are need by the park autjority to authorize student rates.

Mode of payment: While making payments at Aberdares national park various modes of payment are possible and these include Mpesa, Visa Card, Direct deposits to KWS bank accounts and Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT).

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