Our Different Ticket Types

1. 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.

2. Zone Hop-On Hop-Off Ticket:

Buy one ticket to travel one-way in either direction within a specific zone. Hop-on and hop-off at any point on this route. Or buy a return ticket to travel both ways. Please note, compulsory overnight stops apply.

3. The Full Mzansi Hop-On Hop-Off Ticket

Buy one ticket to travel one-way in either direction between Cape Town and Johannesburg. Hop-on and hop-off at any point on any route. Or buy a return ticket to travel both ways. Please note, compulsory overnight stops apply.

4. Total Freedom with a Mzansi Pass

Travel in any format, in any direction and any zone for the duration of your Mzansi Pass. Options include 3 days, 7 days, 14 days and 21 days. Tickets are valid for the amount of days purchased after action (booking of first leg of your journey). Please note, compulsory overnight stops apply.

Zone 1 / Green Route

Highlights: Cape Town, Cape Winelands, Route 62 and Garden Route

1. Cape Town
2. Stellenbosch
3. Robertson
4. Montagu
5. Barrydale
6. Calitzdorp
7. Oudtshoorn
8. Victoria Bay
9. Wilderness
10. Sedgefield
11. Knysna

Zone 2 / Yellow Route

Highlights: Garden Route, Tsitsikamma Forest, Addo and Amatola Mountains

11. Knysna
12. Plettenberg Bay
13. Nature's Valley / The Crags
14. Storms River
15. Jeffreys Bay
16. Port Elizabeth
17. Addo
18. Grahamstown
19. Hogsback

Zone 3 / Blue Route

Highlights: Amatola Mountains, Eastern Cape Meander, Wild Coast, Southern Drakensberg

19. Hogsback
20. Chintsa
21. Morgans Bay (via shuttle)
22. Mthatha (shuttle stop only)
23. Coffee Bay (via shuttle)
24. Port St Johns (via shuttle)
25. Underberg

Zone 4 / Red Route

Highlights: Southern Drakensberg, Central Drakenskerg, Northern Drakensberg, Urban Johannesburg Culture

22. Underberg
23. Central Drakensberg
24. Northern Drakensberg
25. Harrismith
26. Johannesburg


Who We Are

Welcome to The Mzansi Experience, an exciting way of travel in South Africa. With our safe and luxurious hop-on hop-off 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 hop-on hop-off bus service in South Africa to travellers from around the world. With a list of extensive options foraccommodation, 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!