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Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Travel

Choose from a direct ticket between just two towns, Multi-Use Hop-On Hop-Off ticket in a specific direction, or a Travel Pass in any direction. See our Hop-On Hop-Off Ticket Options here.

Our Travel Map & Routes

We have the most extensive hop-on hop-off coverage in South Africa. Our routes covers unique, out-of-the-way places with direct access. Less shuttles, more time to explore! Click here to view map.

Comfortable, Safe Travel

Our buses have legroom for days, reclining seats, free Wi-Fi, air-conditioning, on-board assistance, satellite tracking for safety and many more... Read more about our awesome buses here.

Awesome Packages & Tours

Choose from various independent hop-on hop-off travel packages or affordable guided tours and safaris. Let Us build your dream journey with our extensive options.

Hop-On Hop-Off Bus Tickets

Want to see the whole of South Africa (or a part of it) and you are not pressed for time? Then a multi-use Hop-On Hop-Off bus ticket might just be the right fit to your plans. Decide where you want to start and where you want to end, purchase your ticket, and we will take care of the rest! Simple and effective, so you can have the best possible time while travelling South Africa. Please note that all bus travel is based on our bus schedules, due to seat availability on the day and that there are compulsory overnight stops (Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, Hogsback, Underberg and Johannesburg) to consider.

Mzansi Hop-On Hop-Off Travel Passes

When you only have a certain amount of days to travel, our flexible Mzansi Travel Passes comes in really handy! Simply choose the amount of days you have available to travel, purchase your ticket and let us know where you want to go. Please note that all bus travel is based on our bus schedules, due to seat availability on the day and that there are compulsory overnight stops (Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, Hogsback, Underberg and Johannesburg) to consider.

Direct / Point-to-Point Tickets

Perfect for shorter distance travel, getting from one place to another OR for when you do want to bind yourself to any time of stay. Book as you travel South Africa at the same flat ticket rate. Simply book your ticket from one point to the next without hopping off in-between. Travel only within your current zone for the specific day. Please note, compulsory overnight stops (Cape Town, Port Elizabeth, Hogsback, Underberg and Johannesburg) and seat availability apply.

Please note: Prices only available once dates, starting and end point are inserted. 

Did You Know?

If you do not find what you are looking for, you can contact us with your requirements and we will customise your bus ticket or itinerary according to your specific needs.

Signature Mzansi Travel Packages

We bring you exciting and affordable packages to enjoy South Africa the most. With easy and flexible travel itineraries, we take you to the most awesome destinations in Mzansi (South Africa) which include your travel (by bus), accommodation and some activities. All you need to do, is add your desired (optional) activities to the base itinerary to really make it an experience you will never forget. 


Who We Are

The Mzansi Experience is an exciting hop-on hop-off  bus travel company in South Africa. With our safe and well-equipped Mercedes-Benz Sprinter buses, you are guaranteed to have an awesome time while travelling in South Africa ... and even beyond. The Mzansi Experience takes pride in its name: Mzansi is the Xhosa (a local, historical tribe) word for South Africa, and the Experience is our aim to give you the best possible time for your money spent while travelling in South Africa.

Our Awesome Buses

Our buses are industry leading: Travel in comfort with superior legroom, keep cool in summer with air-conditioning, relax with reclining seats and stay informed with our bus drivers providing interesting information along the way. Nothing has been overlooked to ensure that you get to your next destination without feeling cramped, but rather relaxed and ready to continue your adventure. Plus, keep entertained or in touch with the family and friends with on-board Wi-Fi!

What We Do

We offer a hop-on hop-off bus travel and awesome packages in South Africa, to travellers from all around the world. With a list of extensive options for accommodation, activities, day tours and multi-day tours & safari to book right away, we have got your budget travel options covered. Simply book your desired options online, and trust The Mzansi Experience to get you there! Go on ... Join The Mzansi Experience, where hop-on hop-off bus travel in South Africa gets a new meaning!

Our Most Popular Guided Tours

Sometimes the experts know best, and with the professional guided tours presented by The Mzansi Experience, you can guarantee a fascinating insight into South Africa's culture, history, nature and more. If you are a person who likes structure and enjoy being looked after during your travels in South Africa, then a guided tour is most probably the best suited to your travel needs. We have searched far and wide for the best value-for-money tour experiences in South Africa and beyond to give you an unforgettable experience.


      I was positively surprised by their service. I purchased the Cape town Johannesburg route.they always arrived on time. Driver and assistant always very helpful and they informed me when to buy groceries like in hogsback and coffee bay I really recommend their service and they...More

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      Best bus travel we had in South Africa. It really is an experience not just a bus route. We had regular stops, lots of information as we travelled, left the highways when possible, comfortable small bus. Ishmael and M'Duzi looked after us very well and...More

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      They made traveling so safe and easy. Good and quick service, but most of all lots of fun! Thank you for the awesome experience and help me to create awesome memories!

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      I used Mzansi from PE to Cape Town with a few stops along the way and it was amazing! All the staff were so friendly and helpful, they arrived on time and honestly it just felt like I was traveling with friends I 100% recommend...More

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