Lake nakuru national park fees
Lake nakuru national park fees : Lake Nakuru national park is an excellent national park lieing on the floor of the Great Rift Valley, the great attraction in Lake Nakuru national is the magnificent lake nakuru is a great bird habitant in the park and in Kenya. Lake Nakuru is a rift valley soda lake covering an area of 45 square meters, this lake and Lake Nakuru national park is the ideal destination spot for bird watching. The park hosts many pink colored flamingoes, a part from birds the park is a home to many animals such as warthogs, baboons, eastern black rhinos, southern white rhinos and many more.
Lake Nakuru national park is governed by Kenya wildlife society which is tasked with drafting fees charged to tourists visiting the park for a safari, these charges are categories and are charged depending on the status of the tourists such as citizens, east African citizens, foreign residents and foreign non- residents.
Lake Nakuru national park fees are as listed below.
Park entry fees
Park entry fees are charged to individuals with interest of accessing the park for a safari, they are charged depending on the status and age of the tourist. On a note fees, non-foreign fees are charged depending on the season that is either high season or low season
|East African citizens||Children/students||860 kshs|
|Foreign residents||Children/students||1,030 kshs|
|Non-foreign residents||Adult||60 US$|
Annual park fees
Annual park fees are charged on a yearly basis and are viable to companies, individuals and safari drivers.
For any activity a tourist is intending to do in Lake Nakuru national park, they are charged a fee which is as follows
Note: game drives in Lake Nakuru national park are not charged, its fees are included on park entry fees.
|Walking safaris per person||1,500|
|Horseback riding (excluding rider)||KWS horses||2,585|
|Security/Guided tours (per guide up to 4hrs)||1,720|
|Security/Guided tours (per guide over 4hrs)||3,015|
Note: most activities are charged according to the duration/ time.
Vehicle and aircrafts fees
Any vehicle or aircraft entering and landing in Lake Nakuru national park, they are charged a fee as listed below. Vehicles are charged basing on weight for trunk and delivery vehicles, number of seats for tourist vehicles and aircrafts.
|Vehicle type||Seat capacity and weight||Fees (KSHS)|
|Tourist vehicles||Less than 6 seats||300|
|45 and above||5,000|
|Trunk and delivery vehicles||1-3 tonnes||515|
|7 and above tonnes||3,015|
|Vehicles stationed in the park|| PSV’s < 6 Seats & Commercial vehicle < 2 tons
|PSV’s > 13 Seats & Commercial vehicle > 5 tons
|PSV’s 6 – 12 Seats & Commercial vehicle 2 – 5 tons||10,000|
|PSV’s 6 – 13 Seats & Commercial tour vehicle (not stationed in the park||60,000|
|Aircraft||Less than 3 seats||300|
|21 seats and above||3,015|
Most tourists prefer camping in the wilderness of Lake Nakuru national park, this activity is charged depending on the type of camping site you chose to stay, the status and age of the tourist.
|Type of camping site||Tourist status|
|Non-refundable reservation fees||7,500|
|Non-refundable cancellation fees||7,500|
IMPORTANT INFORMATION TO NOTE
- Daily fees are valid for only 24 hours
- it is very important to know when your fees expire to avoid being interrupted
- Corporate pass are issued only to eligible utility providers with installations within KWS managed parks and reserves.
- tourists’ status include
Citizens – refers to Kenyan citizens with a valid ID or passport
East African citizens – are citizen from countries like Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda and Burundi with valid passports or national identity cards
Residents/ foreign residents – are tourists of other nationalities/ foreigners living in Kenya with valid documents from Kenyan government like working permit.
Children – are persons from 3 years but below the age of 18 years
- Mode of payment – Kenya wildlife society accepts payment in form such as
Direct deposits to KWS bank accounts
Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)