Amboseli National Park Fees 2024 – 2025

Amboseli National Park Fees 2024 – 2025 : Amboseli National Park named from the Maasai word “empusel” meaning a sulty, dusty place is a great Kenya wildlife destination famously known for hosting large herds of elephants and scenic backdrop of Mount Kilimanjaro.

Amboseli National Park is categorised as a premium park by Kenya Wildlife Services.

The park covers an area of approximately 150 square miles including wide – open areas of savannah grassland, tangled acacia forests and the dried-up bed of Lake Amboseli.

Effective 1st January 2024, Kenya Wildlife Services an organisation in charge of all national parks, reserves and sanctuaries in Kenya has issued new rates to be paid by visitors on their safari visit to this incredible Kenya safari destination – Amboseli.

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 High season Low season
Adult Child/student Adult Child/student
EAC Citizen/

Resident Kshs

1,000 500 800 250
Rest of Africa US$ 50 20 35 10
Non-Resident 100 35 80 20


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 (kshs) 500 200
Rest of Africa (US$) 25 15
Non-Resident (US$) 50 25

Public campsite

Citizen (kshs) 250 200
Rest of Africa (US$) 15 13
Non-Resident (US$) 30 25
Reservation Fees


Citizen (kshs) 7,500
Rest of Africa (US$) 75
Non-Resident (US$) 75
Cancellation fees Citizen (kshs) 7,500
Rest of Africa (US$) 75
Non-Resident (US$) 75

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.

Amboseli National Park Fees 2024 – 2025
Amboseli National Park Elephants

Carrying capacity Fees (Kshs)
Less than6 seats 500
6 to 12 seats 1,500
13 to 24 seats 3,000
25 to 44 seats 4,500
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)

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 20,000
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 500
4 to 6 seats 1,000
7 to 14 seats 1,500
15 to 20 seats 2,500
12 seats and above 3,500


Annual passes

Category Fees (Kshs)
Adult annual pass 45,000
Child annual pass 10,400
Corporate annual pass 120,00
Tour driver personalized annual pass 6,000
Marine Park annual pass 10,500
Couple’s annual pass (any two adults 80,000
Family annual pass (any two adults and up to 5 children under the age of 8 years) 130,000


Note: Annual passes are valid for one year.

Categories/status of tourists

Visitors to Amboseli national park are categorized as students, children, resident and non – residents, these categorized were based on when drafting Amboseli national park fees and are used when paying the fees.  Categories of tourists are as explained below

  • Students

Students are visitors on a trip to Amboseli national park organized by a recognized educational institution (primarly, secondary, tertiary and university) for conservation and research purposes. Students are to be in the age blanket of 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 about the trip in a minimum of 2 weeks, this enables KWS to issue an authorization for student rates.


For students visiting Amboseli National Park on a privately arranged safari are not eligible for student fees, they are to pay resident/citizen fees.

  • Children

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

  • Citizens

Citizens are visitors 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

Residents are foreign visitors working and staying in Kenya, these visitors are requested to present valid residence documentation or work permits issued by the government of Kenya.

  • Non- residents

Non-residnet visitors are visitors who are foreigners with no residence or work in Kenya

Mode of payment

When making payments for Amboseli national park fees , cashless modes of payments  are used.  These methods include

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

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