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Welcome

Welcome to The Mzansi Experience, an exciting way of  independent travel in South Africa. We are bringing a new dimension of travel to South Africa with affordable and innovate packages. We have gone to great lengths to ensure we have great options to suit every budget and travel style. Yes, if you do not like travelling with a bus, we can also help you out with a self-drive packages by rental car.

With our safe and luxurious 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 native and 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 our beautiful country.

On our website you will find extensive information about the towns we visit, activities on offer, our day tours, self-guided packages, bus and accommodation travel packages and fully guided tours.

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Why Choose Us

We have put in a lot of time, care and thoroughly searched for the best options of accommodation, activities, routes and attractions - to offer YOU the best possible experience when travelling South Africa without breaking the bank. We have strong relationships with all our suppliers to ensure a seamless experience wherever you may go with us.

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!

Our packages and day tours are unique: You are not likely to find a combination of activities, flexibility or attention to detail anywhere else for travel in South Africa. Yet again, we took great care to construct the very best, for your enjoyment.

Outstanding service and free travel advice to all our clients. Don't believe us? Check out our TripAdvisor reviews!

We offer a Flexible bus travel service in South Africa to travellers from 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 freedom of travel in South Africa gets a new meaning!

Bus tickets & Travel

How Do I Book My Ticket?

The Mzansi Experience offers a live booking environment to buy your tickets. Buying your desired ticket is very simple. You simply go to our booking engine, select your desired ticket, provide your information required and then proceed to checkout.

Our different ticket types

For your convenience, and to keep your travels within your budget, we have three different ticket types available:

Direct / Point-to-Point Ticket:

Simply book your ticket from one point to the next without hopping off in-between. Travel only within your current zone. Please note, compulsory overnight stops apply.

Total Freedom with our Bus Travel Packages

If you know where you want to go, or have a specific time-frame for travel, then considering one of our bus travel packages might be really appealing. Why? You have to travel, and you have to sleep somewhere - so let us do the leg work for you while you relax and enjoy your journey with us. With various options available, we are confident that there is an option just right for you.

Bus and Accommodation Packages

Book once and be sorted for your entire journey. We bring you the most convenient way of budget travel by offering you a variety of Bus Travel and Accommodation Packages. This is the simplest way of enjoying your travel experience in South Africa. Simply purchase a single ticket and let us organise the rest for you! It is the easiest way to travel South Africa yet!

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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 itinerary according to your specific needs.

Fantastic Self-Guided 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. 

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ABOUT THE MZANSI EXPERIENCE

Who We Are

Welcome to The Mzansi Experience, an exciting way of travel in South Africa. With our safe and luxurious Mercedes-Benz 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 native and 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 our beautiful country.

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 independent travel service and innovative 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 freedom of 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.

WHAT OTHERS SAY ABOUT THE MZANSI EXPERIENCE

      I traveled with the Mzansi bus from Northern Drakensberg to Johannesburg. Everything has been just perfect, and even more - the friendliness of the drivers is what impressed me the most. We'd have great conversations. Thanks so much!

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    4/02/2018

      Thankyou to this amazing new team ...super friendly and great service...Unfortunately I had to cancel my ticket at the last moment and what incredible service... i was refunded my money as quick as a flash...i really love travelling with you guys... really comfortable and you...More

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    4/03/2018

      I took Mzansi on a Sunday from the Braamfontein area of Jo'burg to the northern Drakensberg mountains. I was surprised to find I was the only passenger and super grateful that they didn't cancel due to low bookings. The two drivers made me feel like...More

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    5/19/2018

      The Mzansi Bus is just an all round package. It brings you loads of space when you sit in it (in opposite to baz bus), the wifi is working, the booking is easy, it is quite cheap in relation to similar companies and everybody is...More

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    4/09/2018

Our Exciting and Interesting Day Tours

The Mzansi Experience brings you a selection of awesome, interesting and unique full-day tour experiences to excite and delight you. From our own home-grown options to best sellers through our  valued partners, we ensure no day has to be a boring travel experience ever again. With us, you will get to do things out-of-the-ordinary and go to awesome places off the beaten track. Perfect for the traveller looking for short, memorable experiences.

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