Entry Fees for Tourist Attractions in the Kenyan coast

When planning a vacation to the Kenyan coast, every traveler should know the current Rates for most Parks, ruins and other attraction sites. Generally the entry charges for various parks and sites under the National  Museums of Kenya(NMK)  and Kenya Wild life Service  (KWS) keep changing . Some parks offer discounted rates and you may save more especially when travelling as a group .For example if you are visiting Gede ruins and Malindi museum within the same day, the entrance ticket for Gedi can be used to access Malindi museum .In this article we have compiled the most current entrance fees for all major parks, ruins and other attraction sites in the Kenyan coast.

               National Museums of kenya – Attraction Sites

Site               Citizens

Ksh

Residents (East Africans) ksh     Non-Residents

ksh

Adults Child Adults Child Adult Child
Gedi Ruins 100 50 400 200 500 250
Vasco Da Gama Pillar 100 50 400 200 500 250
Malindi museum 100 50 400 200 500 250
Fort Jesus 200 100 400 200 1200 600
Mombasa Butterfly House 100 50 200 100 500 250
 Jumba La Mtwana 100 50 400 200 500 250
Dede snake Park 100 50 200 100 250 100
Mnarani Ruins &Snake Park 100 50 400 200 500 250
Shimoni Caves 100 50 200 100 400 200
Lamu Museum 100 50 400 200 500 250

NB:If you are visiting Lamu Museum, you can use the ticket to access Takwa ruins, Siyu fort ,Swahili House Museum ,Lamu fort  and German Post office.For those visiting Gede ruins in kilifi, the same ticket can be used to access Malindi complex , House of Columns ,Portuguese Chapel and Vasco Da Gama Pillar if you are travelling within the same day

Kenya Wildlife Service Attraction sites /Parks

The entry fees for all the parks Managed by Kenya WildLife Service are listed below in this Pdf file

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Procedure for Filming in KWS Parks

  1. You are required to have filming permit from the ministry and approved from Kenya Wildlife Service Licencing office
  2. Approved filming applications should be subjected to the following payments
  •  1-5 crew members -kshs 8,000 per week or part of thereof
  • 6-10 crew members -kshs 12,000 per week or part of thereof
  • 11 and above crew members -kshs 20, 000 per week or part of thereof
  • 15 % of the total fees paid should cater for environmental management in case  of off-road

NB:The filming does not include park entry fees and camping fees ,security or any other services provided by the management.All filming fees should be paid upfront upon arrival

         Private Attraction sites /Parks

Site               Citizens

Ksh

Residents (East Africans) ksh     Non-Residents

ksh

Adults Child Adults Child Adult Child
Haller Park 50 400 200 500 250
Mamba Village
butterfly Pavilion 200 800

NB:A complete package for Mamba village is presented in the Pdf file below :

mamba-village

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