Coastal and Marine Tourism

The KwaZulu-Natal is a world-class costal and marine tourism destination offering a unique range of experiences for all visitors. To this end, the Moses Kotane Institute offers the Coastal and Marine Tourism Skills Programme with a specialisation in Marine Tour Guide (CMT-MTG). The CMT-MTG has triple certification, the marine tour guide elements are certified by CATHSETA through Field Guides Association of Southern Africa (two specialisations – nature guide and marine guide). Once qualified, candidates will be eligible for registration with the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Economic Development, Tourism and Environmental Affairs (EDTEA). Furthermore, candidates will get certificate of Development by Moses Kotane Institute. Applicants for this 1-year programme must have Grade 12, proper command of English as a tourist and business language and must be physically fit. Training for this programme takes place in Durban, Margate, Hluhluwe and Sodwana Bay.