About Us

Elwierda was established 40 years ago by Milton Henriksen and is a family owned bussiness with the current Director Wikus van Niekerk.

Four key words to describe Elwierda = Professional - Reliable - Quality - Cost Effective - Dedication

Experience and Safety

All our drivers have extensive experience of the industry and pride themselves on an excellent long distance record. They receive on-route training with regard to the different routes. As an added security and control measure we have 24 hour satellite tracking on all our coaches, to ensure the safety of our customers.


Our philosophy is to provide our clients with a professional service and quality vehicles at affordable rates.


Our Customers
Our mission is to exceed our customer's expectations in all spheres of service delivery inclusive of safety, needs and wants regarding safety, quality of vehicles, service and affordability are met.

Our Employees
We view our employees as our most important and valued assets and believe that the growth and prosperity of the company should directly benefit the individuals in terms of personal growth and prosperity.


22nd International Award for Tourism, Hotel and Catering

Elwierda is a member of the International Trade Leader Club and was the first coach company in South Africa to be awarded the coveted International Award for Tourism, Hotel and Catering. This 22nd International Award was bestowed on the company for excellence in the coach industry.

International Gold Star Award

Elwierda received the highest award for quality - the International Gold Star Award, from Business Initiative Directions in Spain. This award once again confirmed the premium which is on quality and service by the company and it's employees.

Insurance & Passenger Liability

Motor Insurance & Passenger Liability Insurance: Wealth and Asset Insurance Brokers Pty Ltd act as brokers for our account. Motor Insurance: Zurich Insurance Company South Africa Limited, 15 Marshall Street, Ferreirasdorp, Johannesburg 2001, have been commissioned as the Insurance Company. Passenger Liability: Santam Limited, 1 Sportica Crescent, Tygervalley, Bellville, 7530 have been commissioned as the Insurance Company. Our Passenger Liability Insurance covers up to One Hundred Million Rand (R100,000,000.00) any one claim in the aggregate including Legal costs, in respect of all the passengers whilst being transported by Elwierda coaches.