Tour Guide Registration In South Africa

What is a Tour Guide?

tour guide or a tourist guide is a person who assists, and information on cultural, historical, and contemporary heritage to

people on organized sightseeing and individual clients at educational establishments, religious and historical sites such as; museums, and various venues of tourist attraction resorts.

Tour Guide Registration In South Africa

Please forward a one-page CV of yourself, a school leaving certificate or post-matric qualification certificate, and a copy of your

RSA ID (or alternative ID/Passport with work permit/refugee status/permanent residency documents) to Tourist Guide Institute, e-mail it to

How much is a tour guide paid in South Africa?

The average tour guide salary in South Africa is R 246,000 per year or R 126 per hour.

Entry-level positions start at R 156 003 per year, while most experienced workers make up to R 321 000 per year.

How many tourist guides are in South Africa?

The number of tourist guides listed in South Africa has grown from 12,000 before COVID-19 to around 14,000 currently.

But the issue is that the proportion of guides who aren’t currently registered has grown significantly,” said Collin.