Masai Mara National Reserve Park Fees

Maasai Mara National Reserve Entrance Fees 2024

Masai Mara Park Fees 2024

Masai Mara National Reserve Park Fees

Masai Mara Park Entrance Fees: Narok County Government has confirmed the 2024 Masai Mara Park Entrance Fees will be increased to USD 100 per non-resident adult per day from 1st January 2024 to 30th June 2024, and USD 200 per non-resident adult per day, from 1st July 2024 onwards.

Park Fees and Other Fees in Masai Mara

The Narok County government has clarified that this fee adjustment is essential to cover the increasing costs of managing and conserving the reserve. We appreciate your continued support and commitment to the preservation of the Masai Mara National Reserve. Together, we can ensure its long-term protection and sustainability.
Moreover, effective from July 1, 2023, there has been a modification to the validity period of entry fees, where the daily park entry fee for the Masai Mara has been adjusted from 24 hours to 12 hours. As a result, every guest must possess a valid park ticket for each night they spend in any of our camps. On the day of departure, guests must be at the airstrip or leave the reserve by 11 a.m.
Masai Mara Wildebeest Migration - Mara Reserve
Masai Mara National Reserve Park Fees

Masai Mara Park Fees 2024 – Non Residents

DetailsNon Residents RatesPeak SeasonJuly to DecemberLow SeasonJanuary to June
AdultsUSD 200USD 100
Children / StudentsUSD 50USD 50

Masai Mara Park Fees 2024 – Residents and Kenyans

Details – Kenyans and Residents RatesPeak Season – July to DecemberLow SeasonJanuary to June
AdultsKES 3000KES 1000
Children / StudentsKES 1000KES 1000

Masai Mara Park Fees 2024 – Vehicles

DetailsPeak Season –July to DecemberLow SeasonJanuary to June
Less Than 6 SeatsKsh 400Ksh 400
6 – 12 SeatsKsh 1,000Ksh 1,000
13 – 24 SeatsKsh 3,000Ksh 3,000
24 – 44 SeatsKsh 4,000Ksh 1,000
45 Seats And AboveKsh 5,000Ksh 5,000

Masai Mara Park Fees 2024 – Other Fees and Charges

Details – Kenyans and Residents RatesAdultsKids – Children

Hot Air Balloon Landing Fee (Per Person Per Landing) Note –

This Is Usually Included In The Balloon Flight Prices

US$ 50US$ 20
Horse Riding Fee (Per Horse Per Day)Ksh 1,500Ksh 1,500
Annual Research Permits (Non-Resident)US$ 400 


How to Pay for Masai Mara Park Entrance Fees 

How to Pay / Mode of Payment to Masai Mara National Reserve: Payment in Cash US Dollars or Kenya Shillings is accepted at the entry gates except if you are paying for entry to the western side of the reserve, namely Mara Triangle – Mara Conservancy area, where only cashless payment is accepted ( either Visa / Mastercard or Mpesa Mobile Money). 
Cashless modes are also accepted as an option for all the other Masai Mara gates including for Sekenani and Talek gates. Citizens and Residents of Kenya are required to carry identification and proof of residence to avail of the cheaper Resident rates. Pre-payment (obtain tickets in advance) is possible through the KAPS company located in the KATO office, Longonot Road, Upper Hill, Nairobi.

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Maasai Mara National Reserve Entrance Fees