Rhino Charge Tickets
From 2015 onwards, anyone who wants to come to the Rhino Charge has to purchase a ticket. This has become necessary due to the growing popularity of the event which has put the host communities and their land under increasing environmental pressure. By introducing a ticketing system, the organisers aim to make the Spectator Camp more attractive to responsible spectators by improving the spectators’ experience, their comfort and security as well as improve the administration of the event. The new measures have also been put in place to ensure the environmental friendliness and sustainability of the event.
Please do NOT attempt to come to the venue if you have not made your purchase through the Rhino Charge Ticketing Portal.
Strictly no exceptions!
The 2021 Rhino Charge will adhere to all the government protocols for Covid-19.
Please read the summary of Covid-19 protocols that will apply to everyone entering the venue.
For more information on the new bubble system that will also be in place please read the Covid-19 Protocols. We encourage everyone coming to the Rhino Charge to be respectful of each other to keep themselves and those around them safe.
Please also be aware that the Covid-19 Protocols are subject to change and any changes will be communicated by email.
Rhino Charge FAQs
About the Rhino Charge
Access to the Rhino Charge
If you are a Competitor you can access the Rhino Charge venue between 08:00hrs and 18:00hrs on Thursday 28th May 2020.
Spectators that have purchased a 3-night package are allowed to enter the venue between 08:00hrs and 18:00hrs on the Friday 29th May 2020 ONLY. Spectators that have purchased a 2-night package are allowed to enter the venue between 08:00hrs and 18:00hrs on the Saturday 30th May 2020 ONLY. Please refer to the dates and times indicated on your accommodation booking (including self-camping options).
If you don’t fit into either of the above categories please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for clarity on when you can gain access to the venue.
Please note that NOBODY will be allowed to enter the venue after 18:00hrs (6 pm) on any given day and there is no admission on Charge Day (31 May). This is for your safety.
No, it is not linked to a specific car/number plate but can only be used once to access the venue. Please however make sure that the person who made the LAF booking comes to the Rhino Charge with their ID and the voucher to redeem the LAF voucher at the entrance. Please note that the LAF is not refundable.
The Vehicle Pass, known as the Landowner Access Fee (LAF) was
implemented to benefit the local host community of the Rhino Charge and the fee
goes directly to the community. The money is then used for community projects,
such as the construction of a school classrooms or the installation of a
All Vehicles entering the Rhino Charge venue are required to purchase a Vehicle Pass – Landowner Access Fee (LAF) stickers at a rate of:
- Kshs 10,000 per vehicle (less than 6 seats)
- Kshs 20,000 per vehicle (between 6 – 12 seats)
- Kshs 30,000 per vehicle (13 or more seats)
Please note that the Vehicle Pass (LAF) sticker MUST be displayed on the windscreen of any car that enters the Rhino Charge venue. If any vehicle is discovered not displaying a sticker, they will be fined twice the normal LAF. The LAF can be purchased only through the online ticketing system. The voucher which you will receive will allow you to collect your LAF sticker at the entrance to the Rhino Charge venue. Please note that the LAF is not refundable.
Yes. Children under 18 years of age can be added to an
individual/adult booking. Please note that a maximum of 3 children can be
added per individual/adult booking. The burden of proof for the age of a
child (anyone under 18 years) is the responsibility of the adult who made the
booking to provide (i.e. copy of birth certificate/passport).
Please note that all children coming to the event need to be registered under their parent/guardian’s profile in the ticketing system and must bring their I.D./Passport to the venue.
No. Each adult must create their own Rhino Charge Account. Only a dependant, i.e. a child under 18 years old can be added to an individual/adult booking. Please note that a maximum of 3 children can be added per individual/adult spectator booking. To make an individual/adult booking you must be over 18 years. The burden of proof for the age of a child (anyone under 18 years) is the responsibility of the adult who made the booking to provide (i.e. copy of birth certificate/passport).
Yes, you MUST bring your I.D. to the Rhino Charge venue, the same one you used to make the booking; otherwise you will not be allowed to enter the venue. This is necessary to make sure that:
- Your ticket belongs to you
- Your Vehicle Pass (LAF) voucher belongs to you
- Your accommodation booking belongs to you
Please note that all children must also bring their I.D./Passport to the venue.
The Rhino Charge ticketing system works like an airline ticketing system. This means that tickets are personalised and linked to your I.D. and only the person who has booked and paid for their ticket will be allowed to enter the venue. For this reason tickets are not transferable or refundable.
Anyone who wants to come to the Rhino Charge has to purchase a
ticket. This has become necessary due to the growing popularity of the event
which has put the host communities and their land under increasing
environmental pressure. By introducing a ticketing system, the organisers aim
to make the Spectator Camp more attractive to responsible spectators by
improving the spectators’ experience as well as improve the administration of
Please note that the Rhino Charge ticket sales will close at midnight on 23 May 2020! Should tickets sell out before this date, the sales will close once all tickets are sold out.
The Rhino Charge Ticketing Portal is the official, and only, website through which spectators who want to come to the Rhino Charge must book and pay for:
- An Entry Ticket (one ticket per adult)
- Vehicle Pass known as a Landowner Access Fee (LAF)
- Accommodation from accredited camp operators
PLEASE TAKE NOTE:
- Tickets are sold on a first come – first served basis
- A maximum of 750 persons will be admitted into the spectator camp
- No sale of tickets at the venue (only online)
- Once purchased tickets are not transferable or refundable
- Accommodation bookings for the spectator camp can only be made through the Rhino Charge ticketing portal. If you buy accommodation from any other place / third party you do so at your own risk and will be denied entry. Be cautious of scammers.
Please note that there are strictly no exceptions and until you have paid for your entry ticket, your Vehicle pass (LAF) and accommodation you do not have entry to the Rhino Charge.
Please note that the Rhino Charge ticket sales will close at midnight on 10 July 2021! Should tickets sell out before this date, the sales will close once all tickets are sold out.
Yes, this is designed to limit the further growth of the event – not just in regard to spectators, but across the board – to allow for better administration and principally to ensure that the event remains environmentally friendly, safe, and sustainable.
Please note that the limited tickets are reserved for SPECTATORS only.
For the event, Rhino Charge comes with a medical facility and doctors to assist with any medical emergencies that may arise during the course of the event. In addition to providing medical services to the competitors and visitors, the medics also run some free community clinics to the local residents on the 2 days before the event, exact details are communicated and agreed through the foreman closer to the time so the community are aware and can benefit from this service.
In the aim to reduce the use of paper, we would like to discourage you from printing out your vouchers, but rather suggest that you save it to your phone before leaving for the venue. Note we can’t 100% guarantee mobile phone signal at check-in so it is important that you download it and save it to your phone before you leave an area with phone signal.