The Constitution

The NFTGA Steering committee has adopted the Constitution.

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Table Mountain National Park and minimum bus charge

As of 25th January 2019 the Table Mountain National Park has removed the minimum bus charge from the parks tariff sheet. Read more...

SANParks and Guides

A guide has recently been fined and then banned for life due to an issue with payment and not obtaining a permit upon entering the park. Successful intervention resulted in the guide only receiving a warning.

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Operator permit: tracking assistance for non-members

SATSA is offering TRACKING assistance to non-members regarding Operator Permit issues. In the interim, SATSA will keep pushing the operating permit issue as they have both NDT and TBCSA backing the industry, and hopefully there will be some forward movement soon. Read more ...

SATSA talks with the NPRT

SATSA's ongoing struggle with the National Public Transport Regulator (NPTR) with regards to Operating Licences is gaining impetus. Read more...

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Good news for guides with outstanding certificates!

Cathsseta has announced the following initiatives to assist with the issuing of certificates that have been outstanding for a long time: Read more...

Cathsseta Certification process

Guide Training Providers, NDT and Cathsseta have discussed the issues of delayed certification and the new requirements to enter the learner in the system and request certification. Read more...

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Rented vehicle impounded - fine in guide's name

06 February 2019 - Karin Muecke shared the following on Facebook:
"For any Operators asking the guides to drive a normal rental vehicle without operating license: a colleague got pulled over today with 6 pax, vehicle was impounded, R 10000 fine! Agents said they will pay but the fine is in the guide's name. So the moral of the story is - refuse to do the tour if there is no operating license".  Click for comments on this post