NAIROBI NATIONAL PARK ENTRANCE FEE (1st January, 2022 to 30th June, 2022)

Nairobi National Park Entrance Fee  : Nairobi national park dubbed as “The world’s only wildlife capital” is a beautiful wildlife destination famous and loved by travelers for being the one and only wildlife national park to be found within the perimeters of a capital city which is Nairobi City the capital of Kenya.

Nairobi National park is a great wildlife destination to visit in Kenya while on a Kenya wildlife safari, the park is located about 7 kilometers south of Nairobi Business Area. Nairobi national park was established in 1946 covering an area of 117 square kilometers with 3 sides of its sides fenced, the unfenced side allows migrating wildlife to move between the park and the adjacent plains of Kitengela.

The new Nairobi national park fees are as below

Park Entry Fee


Category Fees (Kshs)
Adult Child/student
Citizen 430 Kshs 215 Kshs
Resident 430 Kshs 215 Kshs
Non-Resident 43 US$ 22  US$

Note:  An entry ticket to Nairobi national park’s validity lasts only for 24 hours, this means tourists have 24 hours to stay inside the park for those staying at Kenya safari lodge situated inside the park. For tourists staying outside the park, there tickets are valid for only 12 hours.

Nairobi National Park Entrance Fee
Nairobi National Park Entrance


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

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

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)

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


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)




Categories/status of tourists

Tourists visiting Nairobi national park are categories as students, children, citizens, residents and Non-residents (foreigners). When drafting the Nairobi national park fees, these categorized where used and they are as follows


The category of citizens includes individuals below the age of 23 years visiting the park on a safari organized by a recognized education institution (primary, secondary, government or Private College or university) for conservation or research purposes.

 Visitors to be eligible for student fees, the education institution is required to inform Kenya Wildlife Services in a minimum of 2 weeks, this is to enable Kenya Wildlife Services to issue a written authorization for student rates.

Note: students visiting Nairobi national park on a privately organized safari are not eligible for student fees, instead they pay citizen or resident fees.


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


Visitors of Nairobi national park categorized as citizens are visitors who have citizenships in Kenya and East Africa Community member countries including Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan with passports and National IDs.


Visitors of Nairobi national park categorized as Residents are foreigners who are not citizens of Kenya or any East African Community members living and working in Kenya.

Note: Residents are supposed to be in possession of valid residence documentation or work permits issued by the Kenya Government.


Visitors categorized as Non-Residents are foreigners or international tourists who do not work or live in Kenya.

Mode of payment

Payments in Nairobi national park are made using cashless methods, these methods were introduced as a way to combat the spread of Covid-19 in the prevailing COVID – 19 pandemic. These methods include

  • Mpesa
  • Visa Cards
  • MasterCard
  • Direct deposits to KWS Bank accounts.
book a safari