Lake Nakuru National Park Fees 2023/2024 : Lake Nakuru National Park is a beautiful wildlife haven found on the floor of the Great Rift Valley and surrounded by wooded and bushy grassland, the park boosts a magnificent escarpment and picturesque ridges.
Lake Nakuru national park is not only a UNESCO World Heritage Site but also an Important Birding Area renowned for thousands of pink flamingos (greater and lesser flamingos).
In addition to flamingos, Lake Nakuru National Park is home to a huge population of black and white rhinos and endangered Rothschild’s child giraffe.
As one looks to pay for the different Lake Nakuru National Park fees 2023/2024, it is important to note that the fees are levied according to status, as well as age of the traveler and the category in which they fall that is either tourists, researchers, or students, all of which pay different kinds of Lake Nakuru National Park fees 2023/2024.
Categories/status of Tourists to Consider:
Visitors vising Lake Nakuru national park in a Kenya safari are categorized as students, children, residents and non-residents.
Students: Students are visitors on a trip or Lake Nakuru National Park safari organized by a recognized educational institution (primary, secondary, tertiary and university) solely for conservation and research purposes. Students are to be in the age blanket of 3 years to 23 years strictly. To be eligible for student fees, the different education institutions are required to send a letter to Kenya Wildlife Services informing the park about their impending trip not less than 2 weeks to the start of their trip. This enables the Kenya Wildlife Services (KWS) to issue authorization for the student fees.
Students visiting the park on a privately arranged safari are not eligible for student fees; they are to pay resident/citizen fees as per their resident status.
Children: Children are visitors of age range of 3 years but below the age of 18 years. Children below the age of 3 are exempt from the Lake Nakuru National Park fees.
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 a valid national ID and/or passport of their respective countries for identification.
Residents: Residents are foreign visitors working and staying in Kenya with vlid work and resident permits. These visitors are requested to present a valid residence documentation or work permits issued by the government of Kenya at the point of entry or payment area.
Non- residents: Non-resident visitors are visitors who are foreigners with no residence or work in Kenya.
Mode of payment / How do I pay Lake Nakuru National Park Fees
When making payments for Lake Nakuru National Park fees 2023/2024, it is important to note that only cashless modes of payments are used and accepted; cash payment is not allowed. These methods include:
- Visa Cards
- Direct deposits to KWS Bank accounts.
Below are the different Lake Nakuru National Park Fees 2023/2024 for your use and reference as you plan your Kenya safari tour visiting the park;
Lake Nakuru National Park Entry Fees
Entry fees are paid on a daily basis, the fees are valid for 24 hour
|Category||Low season||High season|
|Citizen||600 Kshs||215 Kshs||800ksh||215 Kshs|
|Resident||600 Kshs||215 Kshs||800ksh||215 Kshs|
|Non-Resident||40 US$||20 US$||70 US$||20 US$|
Lake Nakuru National Park Camping Fees
The thrilling camping experience in Lake Nakuru National Park is done in either private or public campsite and here are the rates for the sites.
|Special camp||Citizen||250 Kshs||200 Kshs|
|Resident||250 Kshs||200 Kshs|
|Non-Resident||35 US$||20 US$|
|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
All tourist vehicles entering and operating in Lake Nakuru national park are charged 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 Lake Nakuru national park, these fees are charged basing on the weight (tonnes) of the vehicle.
|1 to 3 tonnes||515|
|4 to 7 tonnes||2,155|
|Above 7 tonnes||3,015|
Vehicles stationed in the park (per year)
All vehicles stationed in Lake Nakuru National Park are charged a fee basing on the type and weight of the vehicles. The vehicles are paid on an annual basis and their fees are as;
|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|
|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.
|Event security per section of rangers||75,000|
|Vehicle recovery inside the park||7,500|
|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)