Nairobi National Park Entrance Fees & Park Rules 2024

Nairobi National Park Entrance Fees & Park Rules 2024

Nairobi National Park Entrance Fees & Park Rules 2024 : Kenya Wildlife Services is an authority responsible for managing all national parks in Kenya including Nairobi National Park. The park has issued new park entrance  fees & park rules for 2024 effective from January 2024 to December 2025.
Entry fees to Nairobi National Park are based on the residency status of the tourists and when they visit the park (time of the year), there are three categories that is East Africa Citizens, Residents and Non – Residents
East Africa Citizens – These are Kenya Citizens with valid National ID/Passports and citizens of Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Burundi and South Sudan in possession of valid passports.
Residents – These are persons of any nationality residing in Kenya with valid documentation from the Kenyan government while the last category.
Non-Residents or Foreign Tourists – These are foreign visitors who do not reside in Kenya.
Note: For Non-Residents, if you are visiting during the low seasons. The entrance fee is USD 40 per adult per day and USD
20 per child under the 12 years of age. If you are visiting during the high season, the entry fee increases to USD 60 per adult per day and USD 20 per child.

All the information and fees listed here is subjected to change without notice and should be confirmed for accuracy with the KWS authorities.

Nairobi National Park Entrance Fees & Park Rules 2024
Nairobi National Park

How to Pay / Mode of Payment

Cash payments are not acceptable, you can pay via Visa and Mastercard as well as the local Kenyan Mpesa phone payment. Citizens and Residents of Kenya are required to carry identification and proof of resident to avail the cheaper Resident rates.

Nairobi National Park Entrance Fees Applicable January 2024 to December 2025

CATEGORY Non-Residents
High Season Low Season
July – February March – June
Adult US$ 1,00 US$ 100
Child & Students US$ 30 US$ 20
East African Resident/Kenya Citizen
Adult Ksh 2000 US$ 50
Child & Students Ksh 500 US$ 20
 Rest of Africa US$
Adult Ksh 2,000 US$ 100
Child & Students Ksh 500 US$ 20

Resident rates – are applicable to residents of Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi. Visitors are required to present their National ID – for Kenyan citizens or passport displaying work permits or appropriate Visa to prove resident status upon entrance in to the park. Visitors without a valid passport are required to pay the non-resident rates.

Child rates – are applicable to persons 3 to 11 years old, persons under 3 are free.

Student rates – are only applicable for persons aged up to 23 years old sponsored by a recognized learning institution and in possession of a valid student ID and visiting the pare on a pre-arranged school – organized trip or for research authorized by KWS ticketing office at Nairobi National Park.

Students must obtain permission to use these special rates at least two weeks in advance of their visit.

Vehicle Entry Fees

Less Than 6 Seats Ksh 500
6 – 12 Seats Ksh 1,500
13 – 24 Seats Ksh 3,000
25 – 44 Seats Ksh 4,500
45 Seats And Above Ksh 5,000


Aircraft Single Landing Fees

Up To 3 Seats Ksh 300
3 – 6 Seats Ksh 500
7 – 14 Seats Ksh 1,000
15 – 20 Seats Ksh 2,155
21 Seats And Above Ksh 3,015

Nairobi National Park Rules

Various Park rules are in place to ensure that tourists are able to enjoy their Kenya wildlife tour experiences without endangering themselves or the wildlife in the park, visitors are encouraged to respect Nairobi National Parks and the park officials who are there to protect the wildlife and the environment.

Below are Park Rules and Regulations

  • Driving in the park is only allowed between 6 am and 6 pm only
  • While driving in the park, the speed limit is 50 km/h and 25km/h
  • Animals always have a right of way
  • Never feed animals because it will upset their diet and lead to an unnecessary dependence on people
  • Keep to the authorized tracks only
  • Do not pick, cut or destroy any vegetation or remove any object of biological interest, including eggs, bones and trophies.
  • Camping is allowed only in designated sites.
  • Picnicking is allowed only at designated sites.
  • Do not disturb or harass the wildlife in any way. Radios and music players are forbidden. Please do not imitate animal’s sounds, clap or pound on vehicle or hoot. Do not throw objects to attract animal’s attention.
  • Do not litter. Keep your waste in the vehicle until it can be properly disposed later at your lodge or camp. Litter can choke or poison animals and birds.
  • Do not smoke while on game drive and always dispose cigarettes carefully. A burning cigarette can start a wild fire that would cause damage to vegetation and suffering to wildlife and people.
  • Do not light or cause fire to be lit. If camping, be sure to extinguish your fire carefully.
  • All visitors must remain in their vehicle within 200 meters of any game animal. Leaving the vehicle in the parks is forbidden except in designated places.
  • Discourage your driver from approaching the animals too close (25 meters). Lions, cheetahs and leopards are especially nervous; a vehicle can hinder their hunting or make them leave a hard earned meal. Your driver may be banned from the area and/or lose his job.
  • Domestic pets are forbidden in the parks.
  • It’s is not allowed to use/operate drones in any park.
  • Leave the park undisturbed by not leaving or removing anything, animate or inanitimate
  • Our eco-system depends on a very delicate balance, the less we disturb it the lodge we can enjoy it.

In summary, this article entails Nairobi National Park entrance fees and park rules 2024.

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