Serengeti national park fees

 Serengeti national park fees

 Serengeti national park fees: Serengeti national park is famous safari destination and one of the most visited national parks in Tanzania for game viewing safaris and other safari activities, this park is under the management Tanzania National Parks Authority which is responsible for drafting fees charge to every individual and service offered in Serengeti national park. Serengeti national park fees are charged for the purposes of conservation and protecting the ecosystem of the park.

These tariffs are newly drafted operating from 1st August 2020 to 30th June 2021

  1. Park entry/ conservation fees
Status  

 

                EA Citizen

(TShs)

Non-East Africa Citizen (US$) Residents/ Expatriates  living in Tanzania (US$)
Above the age of 16 years 10,000 60 30
Between the age of 5-15 years 2,000 20 10
Children below the age of 5 years                 Free free free
  1. Activity fees

Walking safaris

Category EA CITIZEN (KSHS) Non-EA Citizen

(US$)

Expatriates/

Residents Living

in Tanzania (US$)

Short walks (1 to 4 hours) for adults 5,000 20 20
Short walks for children of or above 12 years 2,500 10 10
Long walks (above 4 hours) for adults  10,000 25 25
Long walks for children of or above 12 years 5,000 15 15

Night game drives

Category EA CITIZEN (KSHS) Non-EA Citizen

(US$)

Expatriates/

Residents Living

in Tanzania (US$)

16 years and above 10,000 50 50
Between the age of 5 and 15 years 5,000 25 25

Note: children below the age of 5 years are not allowed to participate in the night game drives in Tarangire national park.

Cycling

EA CITIZEN (KSHS) Non-EA Citizen

(US$)

Expatriates/

Residents Living

in Tanzania (US$)

30,000 25 25
  • Guide/ranger fees
  EA CITIZEN (KSHS) Non-EA Citizen

(US$)

Expatriates/

Residents Living in Tanzania (US$)

  5.000 20 20

 

Note: these fees are payable on top of conservation fees

  1. Camping fees

 Public campsite

Category EA CITIZEN (KSHS) Non-EA Citizen

(US$)

Expatriates/

Residents Living

in Tanzania (US$)

16 years and above 5,000 30 30
Between the age of 5 and 15 years 2,500 5 5
Children below the age of 5 years FREE FREE FREE

Special campsite

Category EA CITIZEN (KSHS) Non-EA Citizen

(US$)

Expatriates/

Residents Living

in Tanzania (US$)

16 years and above 10,000 50 50
Between the age of 5 and 15 years 5,000 10 10
Children below the age of 5 years FREE FREE FREE

Seasonal campsite

Category EA CITIZEN (KSHS) Non-EA Citizen

(US$)

Expatriates/

Residents Living

in Tanzania (US$)

16 years and above 15,000 50 50
Between the age of 5 and 15 years 7,500 10 10
Children below the age of 5 years FREE FREE FREE

Fly campsites

Category EA CITIZEN (KSHS) Non-EA Citizen

(US$)

Expatriates/

Residents Living

in Tanzania (US$)

16 years and above 5,000 50 50
Between the age of 5 and 15 years 2,500 10 10
Children below the age of 5 years FREE FREE FREE
  1. Park accommodation facilities (huts, hostel, rest houses and bandas)
Category  EA CITIZEN (KSHS) Non-EA Citizen

(US$)

Expatriates/

Residents Living

in Tanzania (US$)

Hostels 5,000 10 10
Rest house 20,000 20 20

 

  1. Concession fees
Category EA CITIZEN (KSHS) Non-EA Citizen

(US$)

Expatriates/

Residents Living

in Tanzania (US$)

16 years and above 30,000 50 50
Between the age of 5 and 15 years 10,000 10 10
Children below the age of 5 years FREE FREE FREE

 

  • Video shooting (per group of 2-20 PAX)

Video shooting fees are payable on top of conservation fees per day to every individual, these fees apply\ for recording your own art that is movies and music

Category EA CITIZEN (KSHS) Non-EA Citizen

(US$)

Expatriates/

Residents Living

in Tanzania (US$)

 National park fees 100,000 100 100
 TANAPA HQ fees 100,000 50 50

 

  1. VEHICLEE FEES
Category Tanzania & EAC Private Foreign

Registered TShs.

Registered US$
 
Tare weight up to 2000 kgs 20,000 40
Tare weight between 2001 – 3000 kgs 35,000 150
Tare weight between 3001 – 7000 kgs 60,000 200
Tare weight above 7001 kgs – 10000 kgs 150,000 300
Tare weight above 10 tons (prior permission from 300,000 500

 

Open vehicles will be charged 50% extra of the normal vehicle fee

Note: for vehicles above 10 tons require prior permission from conservation commissioner

  1. FINES
Category Fees (Tshs)
Causing accident 200,000
Over speeding 50,000

 

  1. VEHICLES STATIONED IN THE PARK
Category Fees (Tshs)
Tare weight up to 2000 kgs 50,000
Tare weight between 2001 – 3000 kgs 100,000
Tare weight over 7001 kgs – 10000 kgs 200,000
Tractor, trailer and boats 50,000
aircraft 200,000

 

  • LANDING FEES
Aircraft capacity Foreign aircrafts (US$) Local aircrafts Fees (Tshs)
 

 

 Private commercial  Private  commercial

 

Up  to 4 seaters 50 120 10,000 15,000
5 to 12 seaters  120 170  15,000  20,000
Over 13 seaters 170 320
13 to 20 seaters 20,000 35,000
20 Seaters or more  – 50,000 60,000

 

  • FILMING FEES

These fees are applicable to each per person entering Tarangire national park for filming purposes, these fees cover entrance, camping and filming.

                         US$ 250

Note: filming fees are applicable to all nationalities.

Crew fees

                              TShs 2,000

Note: These fees cater for only Tanzanians and include conservation fees of Tshs1000, and camping fees Tshs 2, 000. For verification of the tourists your identity card is needed.

  1. STUDENT FEES
Category Fees TShs
Conservation fee for Primary, Secondary and High School students 2,000
Conservation fee for Colleges and Universities Students  5,000
Camping fees for Primary, Secondary and High school students 2,000
Camping fee for College and University students 3,000
Huts and hostel for the students 5,000

 

  1. ANNUAL DIRECTORS’ PASS

US$ 100

Note: Annual director’s pass requires prior authorization from the conservation commissioner

  1. BALLOON FEES

US$ 40 per person per trip

  • TOURISM INVESTMENT SITE ALLOCATION FEE AND ANNUAL LAND BASE RENT FEE
Non-Refundable Tourism Investment Site Allocation fee (US$) Annual Land Base Rent fee (USD)
Seasonal

Camps

Permanent

Tented Camps

Lodges
5,000 10,000 10,000 20,000

 

NOTE: These fees are non-refundable fees are located for new investors in Tarangire national park

 Important points to note about Serengeti national park fees

  • Conservation and vehicle fees payable by tourists for multiple entry
  • Any for fees payable at Serengeti national park are non-refundable once paid
  • Proof of identification for each and every tourist is required at the entry gate of Serengeti national park
  • All Serengeti national park fees are VAT (18%) exclusive
  • Travelers/tourists who are expatriates/residents and their dependants living in Tanzania are required to have either of these documents that are residents permit class A,B or C, exemption certificate; temporary pass attached with Government receipt plus acknowledgement letter and Diplomatic passport or ID.

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