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Marine Species Access Permit

A valid DAFF recreational fishing permit is required when purchasing Level 3 line fishing or Marine Species Access permit respectively for use in Cape of Good Hope (Cape Point).


Where can I buy a Marine Species Access Permit?

You can only purchase this permit from the SANParks Tokai Tourism Sales office in Tokai Road, Tokai. Telephone: +27 (0)21 712 7471

What do I need to take with me when I go to purchase the Marine Species Access Permit?

You will need x 2 ID Photographs of yourself, your ID book and your valid annual DAFF recreational fishing permit from the post office.

How much does the permit cost?

It costs R1015 and allows 12 entries into the Cape of Good Hope Section of the park for the movement and introduction of specified marine resources through a national park for recreational purposes.

Can I get another Marine Species Access permit in one season?

Yes, you may get 3 renewals per fishing season after the purchase of the initial permit: the same terms, costs and conditions of application apply.

Does the Marine Species Access Permit include level 1, 2 and 3?

No, it does not.

What are the current season dates for crayfishing?

Please refer to the DAFF website for season dates.