2021-2022 Akagera National Park Prices

2021-2022 Akagera National Park Prices: The entry costs to Rwanda’s Akagera National Area are quite reasonable and pocket-friendly for any people that visit the park. The park’s entry costs fluctuate every five years, affecting visitors of all ages.

Visitors aged 13 and above are considered adults, while those aged 12 and under are considered minors. Children under the age of five are not charged an entrance fee to the national park.

The admission fee to Akagera Park is paid per person/per vehicle, per day. These park admission fees are established for three sorts of visitors: international tourists, Rwandan/EAC citizens, and Rwandan/EAC residents. The following are the 2021-2022 Akagera National Park Prices:

2021-2022 Akagera National Park Prices
Akagera Wildlife

Akagera National Park Entry Fees/ Self-drive permit

Entry Fee/Self-drive permit 1 Day/Night 2 Nights 3 Nights
Rwandan/EAC Citizen 16 15,000 24 22,500 32 30,000
Rwandan/EAC Citizen 50   75   100  
International Visitor 100   150   200  
Rwandan/EAC Citizen 6-12 Years 11 10,000 16 15,000 21 20,000
Rwandan/EAC Resident 6-12 Years 30   45   60  
International Visitor 6-12 Years 50   75   100  


Children aged 5 years and below do not pay entry fees when visiting Akagera National Park thus 2021-2022 Akagera National Park Prices.

Entry fees are not charged beyond 3 nights for up to one week.

Other Fees Details USD
Vehicle Entry Fees Vehicle/ Minibus(Rwandan/EAC registered) 10
Omnibus/bus/overlander (Rwandan/EAC registered) 20
Vehicle/Minibus (Foreign registered) 40
Omnibus/bus/overlander (Foreign registered) 100
Guides(Park and Community Freelance) Details USD
Guide for self-drive game drive Per guide (Half Day) 25
Per guide (Full Day) 40
Adults 13+ Children 6-12
Activities Details USD USD
Night Game Drive (Operated by AMC) PP/2.5hrs/ vehicle, driver, guide/min. 2/max 7 persons 40 25
Fishing Pp per day (own equipment) 25 15
Boat Cruise-Scheduled (day) Price pp/ 1hr/ max. 11 persons 35 20
Boat Cruise- Scheduled Sunset Price pp/1 hr/max. 11 persons 45 30
Boat Cruise- Private, non-scheduled Per boat/ 1 hr/ max. 11 persons 180
Camping Price per person/ night 25 15
Behind the scenes tour


Price pp/min 4 persons/ 1½hrs 25 15
Group rate for 8+ persons/1½hrs 180
Game Drive Day (AMC Operated)


½ day max. 5hrs/vehicle, driver, guide/max.7 persons 180
Full day /vehicle, driver,guide/max.7 persons 280
Walk the Line 7km walk along the fence/ min.3 approximately 2 hours 30 20
Community Cultural Experiences Various activities offered/ half day/ min.3 persons 30 20
Tent hire Per 6 persons (3mx3m) canvas tent (south sites) 20
Recovery Fee Breakdown or assistance from the park 70
Recovery Fees Coasters Breakdown or assistance from the park 150
Fines For breaking any park rules & regulations 150
Landing fee Per landing within  the park 50
Research fee Contact park management prior to any research 200
Ranger assistance fee For researchers/per day/ terms & conditions apply 25
Commercial filming/photography Per day. Contact the park for all filming queres 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


  • Guides picked up from the park reception before 9am and returned to the same reception within 5 hours will be considered as ½ day activities. Guides picked up from the reception after 9am will be charged for a full day, unless the guide is returned before 12 midday. Guides picked up after midday will be charged for a half day. Guides picked up at the reception and travelling with guests through the park, exiting from the north, will be charged for full day, regardless of the time taken. If you wish to exit from the north with a guide, please drop the guide off at Kayonza, they will then catch public transport back to park (transport fees will be covered by the park guides). If you cannot drop the guide at Kayonza, please cover their transport fee from the north gate to Kayonza, this does not exceed 5,000 RWF. If a guide is requested to accompany a visitor to Karenge Bush Camp overnight, an additional fee of 20,000 RWF is applied for the guides accommodation and food at Karenge.
  • The Entry fee inclusive of a self-drive game viewing is payable by all day visitors, per night for overnight visitors staying inside the park. The fee reduces by 50% for the second and third nights and then free for any subsequent nights for up to one week. E.g. For 1 night in the park (and the 2 days either side) the fee is payable once and for 2 nights it is payable twice, with the second night reduced by 50%. Visitors staying outside the park are considered day visitors and will be required to pay the entry fee for each day they enter the park.
  • Children 5 and under are free of charge, no entry fee or activities fees apply. Activity fees rates for children are applicable for 6-12 years old. 13 year olds and above pay adult rates for entry fees and activities in the Akagera national park in Rwanda.
  • Residency status must be verified with documentation, international visitor fees may be charged.
  • Group 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 for children.
  • Boat trips in Akagera national park are scheduled at the following times; 7:30-8:30 am, 9:00-10:00am, 3:00-4:00pm and 4:30-6:00pm (sunset trip).