Start: Cape Town
Finish: Johannesburg

Hop-on, hop-off pass

was: One-way:
was: Round-trip:

  • Go Shark Cage Diving and have a selfie like no other with great white sharks – Hermanus
  • Visit the Wine Vineyards and learn the process of making the renowned South African Wines – Stellenbosh
  • Take part in some unforgettable eco-adventures in easily the most picturesque town on the Garden Route – Knysna
  • Enjoy some of the best coastal views and indigenous forest in South Africa – Plettenberg Bay
  • Take a few days to chill and learn to surf on some of the best waves on the planet – Jeffrey’s Bay
  • Venture into Addo Elephant National Park to experience these beautiful enormous animal in their natural habitat – Port Elizabeth
  • Hike to the stunning tidal island known as the Hole in the Wall – Coffee Bay
  • Visit the second highest waterfall in the world Tugela Falls at Dragons Mountain in the national park – Northern Drakensberg
  • Get up close and personal with lions, elephants, buffalos, and more on an incomparablee safari tour – Kruger National Park

… and much, much more!

  • 28 stop Hop-on, Hop-off pass. You choose where and when you want to get off. Short on Time? Choose your favourite stops and only get off there. Lots of Travel Time? Get off at every stop and experience it all!
  • Hotel/Hostel pickup and drop off at every stop: save on approx. 24 taxi journeys and avoid unsafe bus terminals and street taxis
  • On board local South African Expert who will give incredible tips and advice about each destination as well as share stories about their life in South Africa
  • EXCLUSIVE discounts on accommodation at each destination – better prices than any website
  • All local taxes, fees and service charges – no hidden fees like other companies
  • Local customer service team accessible 24 hours via email and phone for any issue
  • Bazbus Login code allowing you to change your own dates and buses putting you in complete control of your trip…we just assist and advise!

Our buses run every single day meaning no matter what stop you get off at, the next bus will be coming through in 24 hours time, giving you the ultimate flexibility to stay as little or as long at each stop. Remember, if you want to skip a stop, you will just stay on the bus until the stop you want to get off at!

Cape Town to Stellenbosch





  • Visit the Wine Vineyards
  • Bike around the beautiful city
  • Trek Jonkershoek Nature Reserve for some amazing views

Stellenbosch to Hermanus





  • Go whale watching
  • Experience a adrenaline-filled shark cage diving
  • Enjoy some time tasting some of the country's best wine

Hermanus to Swellendam





  • Get your adrenaline pumping with the various water sports offered at Buffeljachts Dam
  • Explore the breathtaking Dutch architecture
  • Hike in the enchanting Marloth Nature Reserve

Swellendam to Garden Route Game Lodge





  • Set out on a guided tour to spot wildlife
  • Go on a night walk with torches to discover nocturnal species
  • Mountain bike through beautiful scenery

Garden Route Game Lodge to Mossel Bay





  • Scuba dive or bungee jump
  • Zipline over the ocean
  • Hike along the St Blaize Trail and enjoy the most amazing cliff top views

Mossel Bay to George Mall/Oudtshoorn





  • Visit the astonishing and mesmerizing Cango Caves
  • Explore the Garden Route Botanical Gardens
  • Surfing at Victoria Bay
  • Hike the Outeniqua Mountains

George Mall to Wilderness





  • Hike the Kingfisher Trail
  • Horse riding: sunset beach rides or forest treks
  • Explore the Wilderness National Park

Wilderness to Sedgefield





  • Learn and practice stand up paddle boarding
  • Relax at one of the 5 beautiful beaches of Sedgefield which are never crowded
  • Explore the ‘Wild Oats’ farmers market

Sedgefield to Knysna





  • Abseiling the Knysna Heads, the town's most iconic spot
  • Take a stroll through the Garden of Eden
  • Take Knysna Sunset Cruise

Knysna to Plettenberg Bay





  • Experience the highest Bungee Jump in the world – 216m at Bloukrans Bridge
  • Dolphin and Whale watching trips
  • Visit Monkeyland sanctuary
  • Explore a game reserve (Rhino Base Camp or Buffalo Hills Game Reserve)

Plettenberg Bay to Bloukrans Bridge to Storms River





  • Adventure into Tsitsikamma
  • Black water tubing
  • Guided forest rides
  • Visit the Wolf Sanctuary

Storms River to Jeffreys Bay





  • Learn and practice how to surf
  • Go extreme kayaking
  • Diving / scuba diving / stand up paddle / water sports

Jeffreys Bay to Port Elizabeth





  • Full Day Addo Elephant Park Tour
  • Island Cruise and Big Safari Tour
  • Half Day Port Elizabeth City Guided Tour
  • Explore Van Staden’s flower reserve

As well as an unbeatable safety record, Bazbus is also famous for its punctuality and comfort. In Africa, where things often run later than scheduled, we are very proud to say we achieve a 98.5% on-time arrival for each trip.

If comparing Bazbus to other bus companies, make sure you check their safety record, past accidents, as well as their Tripadvisor page (if they even bother to have one) as often you will find there is a reason why some bus companies have “cheaper” prices than Bazbus.

Features Of Our Buses

  • 16 comfortable seats: All with sponge foam pads for added comfort.
  • High-tech temperature controlled air system: We ensure it is never too hot or too cold.
  • Highest quality brake and suspension system: To ensure that every passenger has a smooth and seamless journey.
  • GPS monitoring system: Allows us to track our buses every step of the way and monitor driver velocity.
  • USB ports on every seat: Charge your phone or any device throughout your whole trip.

Our buses run every single day meaning no matter what stop you get off at, the next bus will be coming through in 24 hours time, giving you the ultimate flexibility to stay as little or as long at each stop. Remember, if you want to skip a stop, you will just stay on the bus until the stop you want to get off at! See our detailed timetable below

Cape Town to Stellenbosch Daily
Cape Town (depart) 07:00am
Stellenbosch (arrive) 08:00am

Stellenbosch to Hermanus Daily
Stellenbosch (depart) 08:15am
Hermanus (arrive) 09:15am

Hermanus to Swellendam Daily
Hermanus (depart) 09:45am
Swellendam (arrive) 11:50am

Swellendam to Garden Route Game Lodge Daily
Swellendam (depart) 12:00pm
Garden Route Game Lodge (arrive) 1:40pm

Garden Route Game Lodge to Mossel Bay Daily
Garden Route Game Lodge (depart) 1:50pm
Mossel Bay (arrive) 2:30pm

Mossel Bay to George Mall (connections to Oudtshoorn) Daily
Mossel Bay (depart) 3:00pm
George Mall/Oudtshoon (arrive) 3:40pm

George Mall to Wilderness Daily
George Mall (depart) 4:00pm
Wilderness (arrive) 4:15pm

Wilderness to Sedgefield Lagoon Mouth Daily
Wilderness (depart) 4:30pm
Sedgefield Lagoon Mouth (arrive) 4:55pm

Sedgefield Lagoon Mouth to Knysna Daily
Sedgefield Lagoon Mouth (depart) 5:10 pm
Knysna (arrive) 5:50pm

Knysna to Plettenberg Bay Daily
Knysna (depart) 6:20pm
Plettenberg Bay (arrive) 6:50pm

Plettenberg Bay to The Crags / Bloukrans Bridge Daily
Plettenberg Bay (depart) 7:15pm
The Crags / Bloukrans Bridge (arrive) 7:45pm

The Crags / Bloukrans Bridge to Storms River Daily
The Crags / Bloukrans Bridge (depart) 7:45pm
Storms River (arrive) 8:05pm

Storms River to Jeffreys Bay Daily
Storms River (depart) 8:15pm
Jeffreys Bay (arrive) 9:20pm

Jeffreys Bay to Port Elizabeth Daily
Jeffreys Bay (depart) 9:40pm
Port Elizabeth (arrive) 10:40pm

Port Elizabeth to Alexandria Daily
Port Elizabeth (depart) 07:15am
Alexandria (arrive) 8:15am

Alexandria to Port Alfred Daily
Alexandria (depart) 08:15am
Port Alfred (arrive) 08:25am

Port Alfred to East London Daily
Port Alfred (depart) 09:00am
East London (arrive) 09:20am

East London to Chintsa Daily
East London 12:00pm
Chintsa 12:15pm

Chintsa to Mthatha Daily
Chintsa (depart) 2:30pm
Mthatha (arrive) 3:00pm

Mthatha to Kokstad Daily
Mthatha (depart) 5:15pm
Kokstad (arrive) 5:30pm

Kokstad to Port Shepstone Daily
Kokstad (depart) 7:15pm
Port Shepstone (arrive) 7:25pm

Port Shepstone to Umtenweni Daily
Port Shepstone (depart) 7:40pm
Umtenweni (arrive) 7:50pm

Umtenweni to Umzumbe Daily
Umtenweni (depart) 8:00pm
Umzumbe (arrive) 8:10pm

Umzumbe to Warner Beach Daily
Umzumbe (depart) 9:00pm
Warner Beach (arrive) 9:10pm

Warner Beach to Durban Daily
Warner Beach (depart) 10:00pm
Durban 10:30pm

Is Bazbus available for everyone?
Families, single travelers, couples, and groups of friends of all ages are welcome to join us in traveling through South Africa. Our buses always carry a mix of people from different backgrounds and age groups, making traveling with Bazbus such a great experience!

Are there any special discounts for this pass?
Yes! If you’re 2 passengers, you get 10% OFF. If you’re 3, you get 15% OFF. Just one of the many reasons to travel with us!

What exactly is a hop-on, hop-off bus?
Our buses follow a specific route and you can hop-on and hop-off at each of our destinations whenever you like, according to our timetable. Start at A, Finish at Z, and hop on and hop off at any stop in between. Go in one direction with 12 whole months to complete the route. Return passes are also available (complete A-Z-A within 12 months).

How do I change my itinerary while on the road?
Once you book a ticket, you will get your unique reservation code on your booking confirmation that gives you access to the HOP LOGIN. change your travel dates, pick-up locations, and more without ever needing to contact us…it’s that simple!

How often do the buses run?
Our buses run every single day meaning no matter what stop you get off at, the next bus will be coming through in 24 hours’ time, giving you the ultimate flexibility to stay as little or as long at each stop. Remember, if you want to skip a stop, you will just stay on the bus until the stop you want to get off at!

How do the pick-ups work?
We pick you up from your hotel or hostel across all our destinations. Before we pick you up from these locations, you will of course need to let us know where you will be staying so we can pick you up.

You can add this information in your Hop Login.