Diederik - Tour and Safari Guide
Registered National
Tourist Guide - South Africa

First NameDiederikHome LanguageDutch / English
Surnamevan 't HofPrimary Guiding LanguageDutch / Flemish / English
ID Number / Passport Number6308015103089Secondary Guiding LanguageEnglish
Guide Registration NumberGP1793Other LanguagesAfrikaans
F.G.A.S.A. Registration 12040 - Level 3 Trails Guide (NQF6) 
Residential ProvinceGautengContact Number - Cellular+27 (0) 82-412-1830
Residential CityJohannesburgContact Number - Landline+27 (0) 11-704-3502
  Contact Number - Fax+27 (0) 11-462-5343
e-Mail info@touch-africa-safaris.com  / adventures@the-safari-guys.com

Touch Africa Safaris (Established in 1991)
Touch Africa Safaris is an inbound tour operator based in Johannesburg, South Africa. Touch Africa Safaris offers high quality itineraries for groups of people sized from 1 to 80! We arrange mini-bus tours, day tours, coach and group itineraries as well as specialised interest tours - bird watching, history, culture, wildlife tours.

Touch Africa Safaris - Tour Operator South Africa
Website www.touch-africa-safaris.com

The Safari Guys - Adventure Overland Tours

The Safari Guys
The Safari Guys is the adventure travel division of Touch Africa Safaris. We offer 4x4 Adventure Tours throughout Southern Africa. The tours can best be described as multi-country, long distance, overland adventure tours.
Car rental is available for international clients.

Provinces QualifiedNational Guide  
F.G.A.S.A. QualifiedLevel 3 Trails Guide - NQF6
Other Guiding QualificationsSwaziland
Other Tourism QualificationsEmergency Care Level 2, F.G.A.S.A. Level 3 Trails Guide - NQF6
SpecialitiesOverland Safaris, Wildlife Safaris, Bird Watching, "Birding Tours", Scuba Diving, Professional Overland Operator
Highest School QualificationGrade 12
Last School AttendedChristian Brother's College, Pretoria
Tertiary QualificationsBSc Botany and Zoology - University of the Witwatersrand
Additional subject - Archaeology
References AvailableYes
Guiding Experience Have been guiding since 1988, and have had my own business since 1991.
Name of Operators Worked ForType of Tour/s Done
The Safari GuysOverland Tour Operator - Adventure 4x4 Tours through Mozambique, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Tanzania, Namibia, Lesotho and Swaziland
Touch Africa Safaris - JohannesburgWildlife Safaris, Kruger National Park Safaris, Pilanesberg Safaris
Day Tours to Cradle of Humankind, Pretoria, Johannesburg, SOWETO, Suikerbosrand.
National Overland Tours from Johannesburg through Mpumalanga, Kruger Park, Swaziland, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho (Sani Pass), Free State, Eastern Cape, Garden Route, Namaqualand, Kalahari and Cape Town
Scuba Diving Tours
In 2002 - Touch Africa Safaris was awarded the contract for the IPSC World Shoot
1000 participants - all logistics, tourism and transport
Fairfield Tours - Cape TownNational Overland - 14 and 21 Days - Luxury Coach tours
Thompson's Tours - DurbanNational Overland - 14 and 21 Days - Luxury Coach tours
National Overland - 21 day camping tours - South Africa and Zimbabwe
Natal Parks BoardWalking Safaris and Ranger: Hluhluwe and St. Lucia Eastern Shores
Clive Walker Safaris - JohannesburgWalking Safaris - Klaserie Game Reserve, Tuli Block (Botswana), Okavango Delta (Botswana)
Wilderness Trust - Educational Walking Trails with school groups in the Lapalala Wilderness Area
Type of Tours PreferredLong overland 4x4 tours, Wildlife Safaris, Kruger National Park Tours, Pilanesberg National Park Tours, Nature Orientated Tours, Bird Watching or "birding" tours.
National Coach Tours for 21 days, Historical Orientated Tours
Other Relevant InformationHave a broad and extensive knowledge of the history of South Africa.
Hobbies include Scuba Diving, Bird Watching, Wildlife, 4x4 excursions.
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