The Safari Experience

We arrange the ultimate safari experience in South Africa, Zambia, Botswana, Zimbabwe and Namibia




The Gourmet Treat

South Africa is celebrated for its high-quality food. Treat yourself to a wide range of award-winning cuisine

Hiking Trips

We work with the most established local hiking guides to maximize your experience and safety

Golf Travel

Enjoy the country’s fabulous links, seaside, park and championship golf courses


Unique Wine Tours

Meet highly regarded award-winning winemakers and be captivated by their expertise and professionalism


Anniversary Trips

Whatever the occasion, for yourself or your company, we can design and curate a memorable celebration


The Ultimate Treat

Private jet or helicopter? Spoil yourself and include an award-winning chef and butler to boot

Yoga Travel

Extraordinary yoga experiences that combine spectacular settings with nurturing and healing cuisine


Experience Paradise

Enjoy our meticulously selected paradise-like gems in South Africa, Madagascar and Mozambique


Luxury Train Travel

Rovos Rail or the Blue Train. Be instantly transported to a world of myth, legend and timeless luxury

Properties To Rent

We can offer a wide variety of quality accommodation. Enjoy your own villa, house or apartment


Family Travel

We take every family member into consideration to ensure an all-around fabulous family experience


Child-free Travel

If you’re looking for peace and quiet, we’ll guide you to the top child-free accommodation and restaurants


Wedding Experience

Ensure a memorable day by allowing us to curate an unforgettable experience to celebrate your union


Exploring Tours

Our bespoke itineraries deliver once-in-a-lifetime experiences


Conference Travel

Substitute jetlag for state-of-the-art conference venues combined with great wine tasting and superb safari


Tailor-made Trips

Our enthusiasm and professionalism are the hallmark of our tailor-made service offering


You As a Cicerone

All our trips are individually tailored. Unfamiliar guests aren’t part of what we offer. Your journey is about you


Special Offers

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Safari Destinations

South Africa

Outstanding diversity combined with superb comfort makes South Africa a magnificent destination



A nation with some of the best, most pristine and animal-dense national parks. A superb safari destination



Diversity and magnificently varied nature make this classic safari destination one of the absolute best



A safari destination bar none! Be amazed by the abundance and outstanding quality of every safari


Unique flora and exceptional fauna – one of the most beautiful countries in the world

Special offer

RIGHT NOW: Stay six nights at the amazing Jamala Madikwe and you receive the seventh night free



Safari Theme

Big 5 Safari

Keen to experience the Big 5? Our intimate knowledge of the many national parks makes it possible



Family Safari

Our knowledge of safari and safety is unique. Allow us to arrange your once-in-a-lifetime family safari


Walking Safari

We work with the most skilled safari guides to maximize your experience and safety


Shark Cage Diving

We work exclusively with  top local specialists in safe, eco-diving to maximize your experience and safety


Whale Watching

We work exclusively with the best local specialists to maximize your experience and safety



South Africa

Enjoy the peacefulness of endless deserted beaches with nearby access to top-class safari experiences



Enjoy miles of deserted sun-drenched beaches and 30-degree seas




Paradise imagined. Enjoy the magnificent surroundings populated by the very likeable Lemurs

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About South Africa

Read about the complex and fascinating history of the Republic of South Africa



Travel guidance

Please find information about Covid-19 in South Africa as well as basic yet essential information to consider before your departure




Southern Africa in general, and South Africa, offer an impressive variety of world-class, once-in-a-lifetime activities and experiences




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A family dream trip

Family trip in South Africa, whose multifaceted country offers exciting experiences for the whole family; beautiful views, first-class wines and the Big 5 in the Greater Kruger National Park

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Be captivated by the majestic Big 5 at Greater Kruger National Park

Visit Grotto Beach, Hermanus’ own magically beautiful beach, 21 km

Experience beautiful Cape Town from its most famous landmark, Table Mountain

The trip start in one of the most beautiful towns, Cape Town 4 nights, Then on to the wine district for a “mini-safari”, tresure hunt and wine tasting for 2 nights. Further on to the scenic coastal town of Hermanus for 2 nights. End the trip with 3 nights Safari at Greater Kruger National Park.

Dates: The trip can be booked on any preferred day of the week, and the duration of the stay can be adjusted according to your wishes.

Length of trip: 11 nights / 12 days in Western Cape Province and Greater Kruger + 2 travel days (flight).

The trip can also include transport.


Preliminary Itinerary


Day 1. Cape Town.
After arriving at Cape Town Airport, pick up your rental car and drive to one of the most beautiful cities in the world, Cape Town. Check in at pre-chosen Boutique Hotel or Guesthouse. Afternoon – we recommend the hop-on, hop-off bus citytour around Cape Town.

Day 2-3. Cape Town/Activities.
Get to know Cape Town – for different activities: Table Mountain, Robben Island, V&A Waterfront, Kirstenbosch Botanical Garden, Waterkant, Signal Hill, Two Oceans Aquarium etc.

Day 4. Cape Peninsula/Cape of Good Hope.
Take a whole day excursion to Cape Point nature reserve and Cape of Good Hope and stop i Simonstown, Boulders Beach with penguins. Follow the costal drive via Hout Bay, one of the worlds’ most beautiful coast road, the 10 km Chapmans’s Peak Drive. The lunch is prebooked at a nice restaurant. Include the green and lush Constantia Winelands. An area with some of the oldest and magnificent wineries in the country.

Day 5-6. Franschhoek.
After breakfast, drive to the wine district and the gourmet capital Franschhoek. Check in at a pre-chosen Guesthouse. Explore the wine district around Franschhoek, Stellenbosch and Paarl. Join the Wine tram around the beautiful wine valleys in Franschhoek. We also recommend a guided wine tour with transport in the area. Explore the evenings in the picturesque town of Franschhoek.

Day 7. Somerset West/Hermanus.
After breakfast, drive to Vergelegen Wine Estate, one of the most beatiful Estates in South Africa. Picnic at Camphor forest, tresure hunt for the children, wine tasting for the adults. Drive the scenic costal road to Hermanus and check-in at a nice pre-chosen Guesthouse. In the afternoon, explore the beautiful town of Hermanus.

Day 8. Hermanus/Activities.
A whole day in and around Hermanus and choose between different activities: horseback riding among wild horses, whale watching (June to beginning of December), Shark Cage diving, golf at Hermanus Golf Club or Arabella Golf Estate, kayaking, do some shopping at galleris and Hermanus market. Experience the magnific 21 km Grotto Beach etc.

Day 9. Hermanus/Domestic flight.
After lunch, drive to the airport for domestic flight to Kruger National Park. Transfer to the lodge in Greater Kruger. Check in and afternoon game drive follows by a nice booma/bush-dinner.

Day 10-11. Greater Kruger National Park/Safari.
Safari program at Greater Kruger National Park.

Day 12. Greater Kruger National Park/Flight to Europe.
Morning game drive. After lunch transfer to the airport. Flight to Europe.



South Africa has a lot to offer in terms of activities. Upplev Sydafrika have put together activities to do in regions or hubs you will pass during your trip. Contact us for more information.



Upplev Sydafrika recommends these carefully
chosen add-on trips of 2-4 days

Utmost safari experience

Experience an unforgettable safari in mighty Greater Kruger National Park.


The Paradise Experience

Enjoy the delightful comfort of barefoot luxury in the ultimate paradise.


Luxury Train Travel

Be captivated by the spectacular landscape of South Africa from the most luxury train in the world, Rovos Rail!


You can travel to South Africa all year round, but we recommend going September to May

Healthcare is good in South Africa. Even so we suggest obtaining a sound travel insurance before departure

As a EU and UK citizen, you will receive a 90-day tourist visa upon arrival in South Africa

To ponder before travelling:

The so-called “peak season” in December / January is very popular indeed and requires booking of accommodation, safaris, activities and restaurants well in advance.