New Amboseli National Park Fees July 2023 – December 2024

New Amboseli National Park Fees : July 2023 – December 2024 : Kenya is a great African safari destination and one of the most fascinating wildlife national parks to visit on a Kenya safari is Amboseli National Park, this beautiful Kenya park is the true definition of wilderness as it home to a huge population of wildlife.

Amboseli National Park is known for hosting the largest herds of elephants and the spectacular view created by the summit capped summit of Mount Kilimanjaro – the tallest free standing mountain on the African continent.

Kenya Wildlife Authority is responsible for the administration of Amboseli National Park, below are the park fees for 2023 and 2024.

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
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.

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)

New Amboseli National Park Fees July 2023 – December 2024
Amboseli National Park
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, these fees are used when charging park fees to each and every individual trying to access the park.

  • Students

To be categorized as students, one has to be visiting the park on a safari organized by an education institution that is college, secondary , university or institution and visiting the park for research and study purposes. Students are supposed to be aged from 3 years to 23 years.

To be eligible to student fees, the education institution is required to send a letter to Kenya wildlife services informing them about their visit in 2 weeks time prior to the safari.

  • Children

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

  • Citizens

Visitors categorized as Citizens are individuals with citizenship in Kenya or any of the East Africa community countries that is  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

Visitors categorized as residents are foreign visitors working and staying in Kenya, residents are required to present their valid residence documents and work permits which are issued by the government of Kenya.

  • Non- residents

Visitors categorized as Non- residents are international visitors with no working permits and residence in Kenya.

Mode of payment

Visitors to Amboseli national park can make payments through cashless modes including Mpesa, Visa Cards, Mastercard and Direct deposits to KWS Bank accounts.

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