South Africa

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Brenda Dornbrack Licensed

  • 5 stars 4 Reviews
  • 29 Bookings

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English

I am a qualified registered National Tourist Guide for South Africa( registered to guide in all 9 provinces) guide reg no:WC8777 with specialities in the Western Cape , Cape Town Environment and Cape Wine Industry. I have a small tour company called Dornbrack travel and compile tours around the Western Cape, Cape Town and surroundings, with guides in Gauteng who do the tours for me in and around Johannesburg. I have lived in South Africa for all of my life and have been very interested in the history and culture of our country and enjoy sharing my knowledge with other people.
I enjoy working
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Patrick Hanratty Licensed

  • 5 stars 3 Reviews
  • 22 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Pretoria (primary)
Languages:
English

Guiding Qualifications
Full National Certificate in Tourist Guiding obtained from UNISA (University of South Africa) in 2006.
Registration Details:
National Guide No GP 1723 registered with Gauteng Tourism Authority and the Department of Tourism of South Africa.
Languages: English mother tongue. Speak Afrikaans fluently. I can speak and understand basic French. Have some knowledge of local African languages.
I have guided extensively throughout Southern Africa over the past ten years on behalf of many companies, large tour groups, incentive groups, MBA and other USA business college
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Rhys Scott-Dawkins Licensed

  • 5 stars 4 Reviews
  • 11 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Durban (primary)
Languages:
English

I enjoy the outdoors, living in SA it's a must. I have an intense love of the ocean, as well as the African bushveld. Sport is another passion of mine, you name it I do it or am game to try it! I've been in the service industry for 14 yrs now, the last 8 of them focusing on touring. I know the east coast of SA like the back of my hand with adventure and wildlife being my biggest strengths. Learn more

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Richard Hopkins Licensed

  • 5 stars 3 Reviews
  • 8 Bookings

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I provide bespoke, premier day tours to my guests, visiting this beautiful Mother City that I am proud to call home. I ensure visitors can experience everything Cape Town has to offer, in true luxury. I provide inspired, tailor-made tours with an emphasis on service and high standards, which my guests both deserve and expect. Learn more

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Kabelo Mokolobate Licensed

  • 5 stars 7 Reviews
  • 8 Bookings

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English

I am an experienced, registered tour guide of cape Town, who is passionate about showing tourists this beautiful city. I have been to five continents and many cities of the world. My travels mean that I understand the needs of a tourist. I live in Cape Town and know the city very well and want to share it with tourists. Learn more

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Victor Kuznetsov Licensed

  • 5 stars 1 Review
  • 4 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Johannesburg (primary)
Languages:
English (primary)
  • Russian (Fluent)

I'm experienced, professional, energetic and knowledgeable guide. Will help you to learn about travelled destination in highly informative and interesting way! Good story telling skills. Have bubbly personality and good sense of humour, so good laugh is also guaranteed as part of experience... Learn more

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vincent cicatello Licensed

  • 5 stars 2 Reviews
  • 3 Bookings

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Join me for Private Day Tours around Cape Point, Table Mountain and the Cape Peninsula. I do Wine Tours around Stellenbosch, Franschhoek and Paarl. I always am punctual and ensure maximum customer service. I have 2 Luxury Hyundai 9 Seaters and a Sedan for your comfort. I also provide trips to Hermanus and can customize tour specifically suited for you. Please email me for a quote for any tour. Learn more

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Sebastiao Pedro Barros Licensed

  • 5 stars 1 Review
  • 3 Bookings

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Portuguese

Portuguese and English Tourist Guide professionally certified and committed to delivering not just a tour but an authentic experience that will make you want to come to South Africa more.
I'm the CEO of Viemma Tours which is a tour operating company based in the Western Cape and a proud member of Cape Town Tourism. You are more than welcome to visit our website www.viemmatours.co.za or our Facebook page.
My Tourist Guide registration number is: WC 9838 with specialities in the Western Cape Province including Cape Town environment and the Cape Wine Industry.
I'm originally from Angola and
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Mark Petzer Licensed

  • 5 stars 3 Reviews
  • 3 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Johannesburg (primary)
Languages:
English

A warm welcome to you! South Africa is a country of incredible diversity and I have been privileged to have lived in 5 of our 9 provinces and camped, hiked and cycled all over the country. After 30 years in the chemical industry I took the plunge in 2012 and started a new career in tourism and am passionate about sharing the incredible story of our country. I love putting a tour together that tells a story whether it be about the history, culture or nature. Because of my professional background I relate very well to a wide audience and have travelled overseas on numerous occasions. Having bee Learn more

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Volker Schonfelder Licensed

  • 5 stars 1 Review
  • 1 Booking

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German (primary)
  • English (Fluent)

Native German speaking tourist guide who is living in South Africa for 35 years and knows all corners of this country and off the beat destinations. If you are after the usual destinations you are also in capable hands.
Registration with the SA Tourist Board GP5635
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Lyn Haller Licensed

  • 5 stars 1 Review
  • 1 Booking

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English

I am one that lives by a motto - "If you do something, give your best, if you can't then don't do it". I love my country - South Africa, I love the different cultures and the vibrancy of the people of this wonderful part of the world. I love our wild animals, especially the magnificent elephant, my favourite. I enjoy people and therefore altogether I give my tourists the best experience they could have. Going home feeling their money has been well spent and relaxed after a wonderful holiday. Learn more

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Jana Wilson Licensed

  • 5 stars 1 Review
  • 1 Booking

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English (primary)
  • Czech (Fluent)
  • German (Fluent)

I am Cape town based national registered tourist guide with own vehicles. I enjoy guiding and always make my tours interesting, informative and fun. I am an extrovert with a sense of humor and have excellent organizational and communication skills. I have traveled extensively and am also guiding overland trips in South Africa, Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe. You will hear from me a lot of interesting stories about South Africa, animals, way of life, culture, history and current issues. I was the first runner up for the 2015 Lilizela Award for excellence in tour guiding in Western Cape. Learn more

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Craig Duffield

  • 4.5 stars 2 Reviews
  • 4 Bookings

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English (primary)
  • Afrikaans (Fluent)

Born in the coastal city of Port Elizabeth in the Eastern Cape, Craig was raised on a small holding (small farm) on the outskirts of town. Here he developed an absolute love for the outdoors and all forms of animals - domestic and wild. It was in these formative years that his intrigue and knowledge of South African flora and fauna grew.
Craig spent more of his time as a child outdoors on adventures collecting and catching snakes, rodents and creepy crawlies than he ever did locked indoors. A love for the South African outdoors (or the "bush" as we call it) is a love that he has fast trans
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Bobby Richardson Licensed

  • 4.5 stars 2 Reviews
  • 2 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Pretoria (primary)
Languages:
English

Registered South African Tour Guide - Registration No. GP1429
Bobby’s family have being in South Africa for many generations with his ancestors arriving during the early 1700’s. Bobby is a registered Land Surveyor who has recently retired after being employed by Eskom, the only electricity utility in South Africa for 42 years. During his tenor with Eskom he was responsible for setting out and surveying of 6 500 kilometers of power line routes all over South Africa and negotiating with land owners for the acquisition of servitude/easement rights. These negotiations also included dealing with
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Willy Kalala Licensed

  • 4 stars 4 Reviews
  • 11 Bookings

Guide Locations:
Johannesburg (primary)
Languages:
English (primary)
  • French (Fluent)

Willy Kalala, a Born and Bread in Africa, I am proudly African, speaking french and English and residing in South Africa, Johannesburg. I have conducted more than 5000 Tours in South Africa, for companies in the United States, Australia, Singapore, United Kingdom, France, Russia, Brazil, Argentina, Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania, Angola, from Day City Tour, to Cultural experience, Wildlife, Business, special interest to many other. Passionate about showcasing our beautiful country and continent to other, that how the passion of guiding started. I have been driving for the past 9 Years around South Learn more

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