Exciting New Route: Southern Drakensberg – Durban – St Lucia

The Mzansi Experience is excited to announce that, as of 01 July 2018, the route running between Southern Drakensberg, Durban and St Lucia (and opposite direction) is open and has already been received with great success. This new route has been opened due to great demand for a scheduled service running regularly between the key points of the Southern Drakensberg (Underberg and Himeville) and St Lucia, with Durban situated in the middle. Never before has there been direct access from Durban to both these points via hop-on hop-off bus. A short overview of the main areas visited on the route: Southern Drakensberg […]

Cape Town

Cape TownWestern Cape, South Africa Information Map Accommodation Activities Buy Bus Ticket Gallery Information Cape Town, affectionately known as the Mother City by locals, certainly needs no introduction. As one of the most popular and beautiful holiday destinations in the world (as voted by various travel authorities internationally), Cape Town is the busiest tourism hotspot on the entire African continent. It is instantly recognisable by it’s most famous natural feature, Table Mountain, as a backdrop to the city centre. Situated close to the most south-western tip of Africa, Cape Town has a rich history spanning back to the late 15th […]

Johannesburg & Gauteng

JohannesburgGauteng, South Africa Information Map Accommodation Activities Buy Bus Ticket Gallery Information Gauteng is the financial hub of South Africa and also the continent of Africa. Originally established during the gold rush of the late 19th century. Before 1886 it had been a poor, struggling area but ten years later, it was the richest gold mining area in the world. The news of the discovery of gold spread around the globe and a major influx of those hoping to find gold let this small town of Langlaagte (later Johannesburg) grow into the largest city in South Africa. Today still, Gauteng is […]

Port Elizabeth

Port ElizabethEastern Cape, South Africa Information Map Accommodation Activities Buy Bus Ticket Gallery Information Known as the “Friendly City”, Port Elizabeth is located on the south-eastern coast, 763 km east of Cape Town. A superb value-for-money holiday base, Port Elizabeth offers a diverse selection of attractions as a family-fun holiday destination including scenic nature trails, historic heritage, magnificent wildlife, cultural experiences and countless water sport activities.Algoa Bay’s 40 km of breath-taking coastline boasts a perfect combination of warm water, protected beaches and is complemented by Port Elizabeth’s wonderful climate, which has been rated as having the fourth best weather of […]

Addo

AddoEastern Cape, South Africa Information Map Accommodation Activities Buy Bus Ticket Gallery Information Completely overshadowed by the world-renowned Addo Elephant Park, there is actually a little town about an hour’s drive from Port Elizabeth, called Addo.This small citrus farming community serves mainly as a supplement to the park, offering accommodation and a place to shop before visiting the main attraction – the elephants.Addo lies in a beautiful part of the world, surrounded by contrasting dense thickets of Spekboom, open grassy patches and the odd wooded kloof. The area is alive with citrus estates, roses and an amazing bird life. The […]

Orange Elephant Backpackers

Orange Elephant Backpackers Description Gallery Map Activities Description The Ultimate Addo ExperienceAddo Elephant Park has much to offer visitors. The Orange Elephant Backpackers is situated a short 45-minutes drive from Port Elizabeth on the border of the Addo Elephant National Path. The Addo Backpackers Hostel, offers a variety of accommodation options, only 5-minutes away from the main gate and borders of the Greater Addo National Elephant Park. It’s a perfect gateway to all your safari activities in the Addo area, from a leisurely drive around the Addo Park to hiking, mountain biking, fishing or getting close to nature on a […]

Addo Elephant Park Day Tour

Addo Elephant Park Day Tour Description Gallery Description Walk with GiantsAddo Elephant National Park – Home to the ‘Big 5’ and one of the densest Elephant populations in Africa. Addo offers unrivaled biodiversity and a magnificent game viewing experience in a Malaria free environment.Spend a full day exploring the 3rd largest National Park in South Africa with our expert guides! The original elephant section of the park was proclaimed in 1931, when only eleven elephants remained in the area. Today this finely-tuned ecosystem is home to one of the densest elephant populations on earth, with over 600 elephant, lion, buffalo, […]

Island Vibe Port Elizabeth

Island Vibe Port Elizabeth Description Gallery Map Activities Description Ride the waveNelson Mandela Bay is named after former South African president, Nelson Mandela. Situated on the south-eastern tip of Africa, Port Elizabeth boasts 40 km of pristine beaches and coastline, and can undoubtedly be known as the water sports capital of South Africa. The city has a broad range of attractions from history and heritage, eco-tourism, beaches, entertainment and wildlife viewing. The city is a melting pot of cultures as it is the first meeting point of the Khoisan, Xhosa, English, Dutch and German people in South Africa.PE as the […]

Never@Home Cape Town

Never@Home Cape Town Description Gallery Map Activities Description In the Heart of Cape TownSituated on the vibrant Green Point “strip”, Never@Home is surrounded by trendy restaurants and bars, overlook the Cape Town Stadium and in walking distance of the famous V & A Waterfront and Cape Town CBD. Easy access to public transport provides guests with rapid access to Long Street (South Africa’s most famous party destination), Table Mountain (a new 7 wonder of the world) and some of the best beaches Cape Town has to offer.We know that travelling friends (or “Abangani” as you are known in Zulu) need […]