One-Way Hop-on Hop-off Bus From Johannesburg To Port Elizabeth

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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Free Cancellation
  • Duration: 365 Days
  • Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 7/1/2019 - 7/31/2019Monday - Sunday:06:30 AM - 09:30 AM 8/1/2019 - 12/31/2020Monday - Sunday:06:30 AM - 09:30 AM Times .. read more
  • Departure Details :
    Pickup Details Pick-up and drop-off at the door of selected accommodations from the local supplier departure list (more than 200 hostels, guest houses and hotels on the list). The full list will be pr.. read more
  • Return Details :
    Port Elizabeth, South Africa Addo, 6105, South Africa - Pick-ups and drop-offs at Conifer Guest House in Port Elizabeth. Alexandria, South Africa Port Alfred, South Africa East.. read more
  • Cancellation Policy :
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.


Enjoy the freedom to discover South Africa at your own pace with this unique one-way hop-on hop-off bus service between Johannesburg and Port Elizabeth. Travel in the comfort of a 19 seater semi-luxury bus in the company of fellow travellers who share your passion for exploring and adventure. Convenient pickup and drop-off is available from 200 accommodations (from backpacking hostels to guest-houses and hotels) located in 40 different cities, towns and villages between Johannesburg and Port Elizabeth. You plan your own route, decide which stops you would like to make and how much time you want to spend in each town, there is no time limit on your ticket.

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Choose your desired pick-up and drop-off points from a list of over 180 backpacking hostels in Johannesburg, Durban & Port Elizabeth and dozens of smaller towns along the way. Enjoy the flexibility to get on and off as many times as you want, wherever you want, in one direction, with no time limit. Either pre-book all of your stretches in advance or book each section of your itinerary as you travel if you prefer to be more spontaneous (at least 72 hours notice is recommended).

Reserve your desired bus rides directly with the local tour operator by providing your name, ticket number, departure date, pick-up hostel and drop-off point. You will be given a confirmation number for each stretch. Please check Timetable for exact pick up times from your desired destination. Busses are 22 seater semi-luxury busses with onboard TV, DVD players and trailers capable of carrying surfboards and bicycles.

Please note that some of the locations shown on the map are only accessible through the use of independent shuttle services (not included in the ticket price) which link to the bus route. If you require shuttle services, you will need to pre-arrange them directly with the hostel offering the service. Also note that Durban is a compulsory overnight stopover. All accommodation needs to be booked directly with the hostels of your choice.


South Africa's largest city, This multi-cultural and cosmopolitan vibe city is known for its incredible nightlife. If a party is what you’re looking for then this is the place to be. If you prefer to just vibe from township tours to South Africa's largest township Soweto, shopping up a storm at any of the many designer malls such as Sandton city to doing a bungee jump at the Orlando towers, Johannesburg has it all.

Northern/ Southern Drankensberg
The majestic Drakensberg is a mountain of contrasts, from peaks rising up to over 3000 meters to gentle and rolling foothills that create a sea of green. The Drakensberg or rather ‘Dragon Mountain’ was first called uKhahlamba by the Zulu meaning "barrier of spears" is known for its craggy peaks. Sheer cliffs, tumbling streams and crystal clear rock pools combine to create an outdoor haven. This is a place of crisp mountain air and natural beauty at its best.

Durban is the third largest city in South Africa with the largest port in Africa. Home to the largest number of people of Indian descent outside of India, Durban also boasts an unmistakably Asian feel, with the marketplaces and streets of the Indian area replete with the sights, sounds and scents of the subcontinent. The city is also home to our Zulu tribe so often it would be referred to as the Zululand. Durban is a pretty much a mixed bag of diversity and also the cheapest.

Port St. Johns
This unique town offers a blend of cultural and modern lifestyles. With a river flowing through a magnificent gorge known as gates of St. Johns and red stone cliffs the town is a huge magnet hippies, eccentrics and backpackers. This is prime hiking place, with silent forests and trails with more than 250 species of birds. There are also many other things the town has to offer such as canoe trips, horse trails, golf, dolphin and whale watching and some excellent deep sea and shore fishing

Coffee Bay
Coffee Bay is known for its astonishing beauty with a Nirvana feel and is the hub of Wild Coast. If you’re looking for a great party or just to explore and discover this is the place for you. Try the cheapest professional surf lessons in the universe or go hiking over the hills and mountains to the world famous hole in the wall.

This is one of our country’s top ethical and eco-friendly experiences. Your hosts are the Nqileni community, one of the biggest Xhosa villages in the region. This is one of those opportunities to explore one of the best cultural experiences of your life. Here’s a huge variety of things to do like experiencing the daily life of the tribe, beach activities, brew local beer, explore the forests and collect herbs with the traditional healer or horse back over hills of paradise. The list is endless.

This town is the start of one of South Africa’s most cultural region, Home to the Xhosa tribe this region is as authentic as it gets. Experience Xhosa villages on a breathtaking lagoon with major sand dunes and hills. This is one of those towns where you can escape from the world and simply explore.

East London
This is South Africa’s only river port city set on the Buffalo River and one of the most attractive stretches of the Eastern Cape seaboard. East London’s sweeping white beaches extend for miles, unpolluted, uncrowded and unspoiled. This is the perfect city to escape and unwind.

Port Alfred
This area has an amazing active shifting dune field system in the world, visible from space, this is the perfect spot for sandboarding. There is a narrow stretch of pristine indigenous forests at Woody Cape, home to many naturally occurring mammals and a diversity of bird-life. It is one of the most important chicory producing areas in South Africa and has numerous historical buildings

Port Elizabeth
Known as South Africa’s ‘Friendly’ city, this city offers a diverse selection of attractions and things to do and mainly it’s a family-fun destination with Eco attractions, wildlife and cultural experiences, scenic nature trails as well as over 40 km of breathtaking coastlines and beaches.


Fuel surcharge

One-way shared transfer

Friendly, helpful and experienced driver

Accommodation pickup and drop-off (selected hostels only, refer to Departure list on voucher)

Trailer attached so you can bring along your bike, surfboard or Golf Set, etc.

No extra charge when changing trip details in advance

On board information files about accommodation and activities in each town


Shuttle cost for inaccessible areas


Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Not wheelchair accessible

Refer to voucher timetable and days of departure for each bus when planning your itinerary

Reserve your seats in advance as seating is subject to availability

Times given on the timetable are only a guideline. Times depend on traffic, roadworks, etc.

You need to be ready 15 minutes prior to pick up time

A maximum of 6 people per booking

This tour/activity will have a maximum of 22 travelers