Coast KZN

11 Aug 2020

Amended Level 3 Covid-19 Regulations and Marine Guided Tour Operations


Please note the following amendments to the Disaster Management Act, 2002 regulations for Covid-19:


Please note that marine guided tours are allowed to resume operations as of 31 July 2020. Operations should operate within the prescripts of Covid-19 protocols by the Department of Health as well as with valid permits. As expected, no vessel will operate on full capacity and will have a tourist guide on board.


We request that you support the marine tour sector in resuming their operations.


Department of Environmental Affairs

Directorate: Oceans Conservation Strategies

Chief Directorate: Specialist Monitoring Services

2 East Pier Building, East Pier Road, Waterfront, Cape Town, 8001

Tel: 012 399 8816 (PTA) 021 819 2644 (CPT)

N.B: Please note that permits are only processed Mondays and Fridays.