Administrative guidelines for licensing of agro-tourism operations


  • K.G. Maselesele


It refers to the act of visiting a working farm or any agricultural, horticultural or  agribusiness operation for the purpose of leisure, education, or active involvement in the activities of the farm or operation or just staying in rural areas and visiting attractions in those areas.

A number of terms are used to describe the concept of agro tourism and these include agricultural tourism, agri-tourism, farm tourism, farm vacation tourism, wine tourism, agri- entertainment. In general, these terms refer to all scales of farming enterprises and community events that showcase the activities and produce of rural families and the agricultural heritage of farming regions to the traveler.