Why choose the Guide School?

Setting you up for a successful career in guiding

Very few people today get to fulfill their dreams and even fewer get to make it their profession. The fly fishing guide industry is a very competitive and difficult industry to get into, particularly without proper training and guidance. Experience is of utmost importance to become a successful guide and The Guides Company Guide School will provide you with the necessary training, tools and skills to land you your first job in the world of fly fishing guiding.


ZAR45000 per person


15 to 24 September 2023


10 nights, 9 days training


Maximum of 8 students

The Accommodation

The camp is set on a game farm on the Northern Cape side of Vanderkloof dam. The area is remote, around one and a half hours away from the nearest town Petrusville. The camp consists of 10 tents that sleep one person per tent. The camp is equipped with a fully functional bush kitchen, hot and cold running water and flushing toilets. 

There is a large boma area where one can relax around a fire, as well as a large dining and lounge area for guests to enjoy dinner and relax during the mid day break. Breakfast, lunch and dinner will be prepared by the trainee guides as a group.