Nairobi park affords free entry for elderly, disabled

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Thursday November 25 2021

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Tourism and Flowers and fauna Secretary Najib Balala (centre), Flowers and fauna Fundamental Secretary Prof Fred Segor (left) and Kenya Flowers and fauna Carrier Director-Overall Brig. (Rtd.) John Waweru at the Nairobi Nationwide Park throughout a media briefing to exclaim the park’s 75 years anniversary celebrations on November 25, 2021. PHOTO | DIANA NGILA | NMG

The Nairobi Nationwide Park will allow the elderly above 75 years free entry for 30 days as allotment of celebrations to tag bigger than seven decades of its existence.

The elderly would perchance presumably serene be accompanied by one particular person, who alongside side the driver and automobile would perchance presumably now not be charged for sport drives within the Kenya Flowers and fauna Carrier premier park.

Other folks living with disabilities will seemingly be allowed free visits to the Nairobi Animal Orphanage and Safari Stroll, which would perchance presumably be allotment of the park, except Christmas Day.

 “We’re giving consideration to all our senior residents. We can review the protection for all senior residents so that they are now not charged each and day-after-day,” Tourism and Flowers and fauna Secretary Najib Balala acknowledged at the event to kick off the 75-year anniversary celebrations on Thursday.

The promoting campaign will attend to give a purchase to customer ride, especially for home vacationers sooner than the festive season.

“As we prepare to have time the park’s birthday, we acknowledge the barely a couple of challenges and milestones the park has finished. I’m cheerful to file that Nairobi Nationwide Park has witnessed a extra special surge in native tourism at the same time as assorted popular parks noticed pandemic-connected diminished earnings streams,” KWS Director-Overall Brig (Rtd) John Waweru acknowledged.

Mr Balala also announced free entry for the predominant 75 guests on December 16 when the park marks its establishment in 1946.

A sleek tag for the park can even be unveiled on the identical day, with tree planting and lion tracking exercises being conducted within the whisk-up to the celebrations.

The park charges East African residents Sh400 for adults and Sh200 for childhood. Foreigners pay $35 for adults and $20 for childhood.

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