Tel+27 (0) 11 886 8245
Fax+27 (0) 11 886 8084

5th Floor Petrob House, 343 Surrey Avenue,
Ferndale, Johannesburg

Postnet Suite 111, Private Bag X04,
Fontainebleau , 2032 , South Africa




As you are aware loadshedding is once again happening.

If we have no electricity and you try phoning the Joburg office, you will get the voice message with the options to select, but then you will get cut off.  

Please either email or phone again the following morning. 

Thank you.

SKS DG practical shoot assessments

SKS DG practical shoot assessments will take place from 15 - 17 February 2019.

Please contact either the FGASA office ( or Colin Patrick ( for the enrolment forms.

Payments need to be made by 15th December to secure your place, your booking is only confirmed once enrolment form and proof of payment has been sent to



The FGASA offices will be closing for December from 11th December 2018 and will reopen on 14 January 2019

Welcome to FGASA

The Field Guides Association of Southern Africa (FGASA) provides educational opportunities to promote the conservation and rehabilitation of the cultural and natural heritage of Southern Africa. To this end FGASA maintains and serves a professional association of highly-trained nature guides, tour operators and hospitality institutions who share the vision and are committed to the FGASA Code of Conduct and Responsible Tourism Guidelines.

FGASA aims to promote a culture of professional guiding based on a strong ethical well-informed, safety conscious approach that provides the visitor to Southern Africa with a pleasant and memorable experience.

FGASA is fully committed to the development and implementation of the National qualifications, promoting the development of all tourist guides including previously disadvantaged individuals as guides, trackers, trainers and assessors as part of the South African transformation process.

FGASA promotes the development of guides through the use of training programmes that conform to high standards of learner development. The Association promotes the highest standards of guide assessment appointing and registering fully qualified and experienced assessors.

The philosophy of FGASA is one of promoting a high standard of tourist guiding, skills development and job creation within the tourism industry.

Setting and maintaining the highest standards for professional field guides