Thursday morning, the tourism CS Najib Balala announced the reduction of park
entry fee to all the game parks and reserves owned by the Kenya Wildlife
This means that Kenyans who wish to access the parks and
reserves will pay Sh150 entry fees instead of Sh300.
CS Balala says the reduction came due to the adverse effects of COVID-19 in the tourism and wildlife sector.
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The tourism CS noted that the new charges would apply to all
tourists, that is, local, residents, and international.
In addition, both local and international filmmakers who
want to use the parks to produce their films can now do so at a 50 percent
discount on the filming fees.
“This is to encourage all filmmakers to profile Kenya as a
magical destination,” said the tourism CS.
CS Balala added that they had given a one-year moratorium to
all lodge owners in Kenya Wildlife Parks.
The reduction of the park entry fee is expected to last till