Akagera National Park Fees 2024 : Akagera National Park is among the most notable national parks in Rwanda that you should not miss out on visiting if you’re interested in watching a number of different species in the wild for a memorable safari experience. The park is home to over 8000 animals, some of which include the big five animals in Rwanda in the wild like the elephants, buffaloes, rhinos, lions and the leopards and many other attractions for an amazing safari experience in Rwanda. For a traveller interested in watching the species in the wild, here are the Akagera national park fees 2024 that will help you understand how you can organize to book your Rwanda safari experience in Akagera national park Rwanda. 

Rwanda Wildlife Safari Holiday
Entry fee / self-drive permit Details 1 Day/Night 2 Nights 3 Nights
USD RWF USD RWF USD RWF
Rwandan/EAC Citizen Per person ~16 15,000 ~24 22,500 ~32 30,000
Rwandan/EAC Resident 50 75 100
International Visitor 100 150 200
Rwandan/EAC Citizen children 6-12 ~11 10,000 ~16 15,000 ~21 20,000
Rwanda/EAC Resident children 6 – 2 30 45 60
International Visitor children 6 – 12 50 75 100
Africans 50 75 100

Children aged 5 years  or below do not pay entry fees and for travellers that stay in the park more than 3 nights in the park, they will not pay park entry fees.

Other fees Details USD
Vehicle fee Vehicle / Minibus (Rwandan/EAC registered) 10
Omnibus / bus / overlander (Rwa/EAC reg.) 20
Vehicle / Minibus (Foreign registered) 40
Omnibus / bus / overlander (Foreign reg.) 100
Guides (Park and Community Freelance) USD
Guide for self-drive game drive Per guide / ½ day 25
Guide for self-drive game drive Per guide / full day 40
Adults 13+ Children 6 – 12
Activities USD USD
Night drive (operated by AMC) pp/2.5hrs / vehicle, driver, guide/min. 2/max. 7 40 25
Fishing Pp per day (own equipment) 25 15
Boat trip – scheduled morning/day Price pp / 1 hrs / max. 11 pax 35 20
Boat trip – scheduled sunset trip Price pp / 1 hrs / max. 11 pax 45 30
Boat trip – private, non-scheduled Per boat / 1 hrs / max. 11 pax 180
Camping Price pp / night 25 15
Camping at Mihindi Campsite Price pp / night 50 30
Behind the scenes tour Price pp / min 4 pax / 1.5 hrs 25 15
Group rate for 8+ pax / 1.5 hrs 180
Game drive day (AMC operated) ½ day max. 5hrs/vehicle, driver, guide/max. 7 180
Full day / vehicle, driver, guide / max. 7 pax 280
Walk the Line 7km walk along the fence / min. 3 approx. 2 hrs 30 20
Community Cultural Experiences Various activities offered / half day / min. 3 pax 30 20
Other fees USD
Tent hire Per 6-man (3m x 3m) canvas tent (south sites) 20
Recovery fee Breakdown or assistance from the park 70
Recovery fee coasters Breakdown or assistance from the park 150
Fines For breaking any park rules & regulations 150
Landing fee Per landing within Akagera 50
Research fee Contact the management prior to any research 200
Ranger assistance fee For researchers / per day / conditions apply* 25
Commercial filming / photography Per day. Contact the park for all filming 300
Annual pass USD RWF
Rwandan/EAC Citizen Single pass 95,000
Rwandan/EAC Citizens Couples pass 150,000
Rwandan/EAC Citizens Family pass 205,000
Rwandan/EAC Resident Single pass 300
Rwandan/EAC Residents Couples pass 500
Rwandan/EAC Residents Family pass 700
  • Children 5 and under are free of charge, no entry fee or activities fees Activity fees rates for children are applicable for 6 – 12 year olds. 13 year olds and above pay adult rates for entry fees and activities.
3 days Akagera National Park Safari
Game Viewing in Akagera
  • Residency status must be verified with documentation, or international visitor fees may be
  • Groups of Rwandan Nationals of more than 20 people automatically receive a group discount of 20% off the normal entry fee price; 12,000 RWF for adults and 8,000 RWF children.
  • Game drives operated by AMC include the vehicle, driver and a guide. Pick-up and drop-off locations are within the south of the park Half day drives are from 6.30am – 11.30am in the morning and 12 – 5pm in the afternoon. Full day drives are from 6.30am – 5pm.
  • Night drives also known as the nocturnal game drives in Akagera national park which will help you watch how the park comes to life when the sun sets which is quite rewarding to watch. begin at 30pm and end around 8 – 8.30pm. You will be picked up and dropped off at your accommodation facility. Only available in the south of the park.
  • For the Boat trips in Akagera national park on Lake Ihema, they scheduled at the following times:

o 7:30 – 8:30 am

o 9:00 – 10:00 am

o 3:00 – 4:00 pm

  • 4:30 – 6:00 pm (sunset trip)

Private boat trips can be organized and are charged at a flat rate for the boat, not per person. These should be booked at non-scheduled times starting between 10.30am – 1.30pm.

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