Luxury Train Travel

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

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


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

RIGHT NOW: Receive a 10 % discount when booking shark cage diving for five or more people


Safari Theme

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




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


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


South Africa

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


About South Africa


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


Travel guidance


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




Be inspired by our gallery of beautiful, colourful South Africa and Southern Africa



About us, what we can assist with and what people think of us ...

Keen to know more about us? Please find information about us and why we consider ourselves experts in South Africa and Southern Africa

About The Company

After 20 years on location, our service is not only to tailor the best holiday for you but to look after you every step of the way until you have returned home safely

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Unforgetable Gourmet Treat
Unforgetable Gourmet Treat

Indulge in the most unforgettable gourmet experience that the Western Cape has to offer with our personal selection of some of the country’s finest restaurants and vineyards


Enjoy a 12-courses set menu at La Colombe. The 13th best restaurant in the world

Wine tasting at Hamilton Russell vineyard which is considered making one of the world’s best Pinot Noir

Be captivated by the winelands most beautiful environments

The Western Cape is the cradle of the country’s diverse rainbow cuisine and has some of the finest examples of restaurants in each category. Renowned chefs embrace international modern kitchen trends, rooted in national cuisine, rich in all the different cultural diversity. All of the selected restaurants use some of the freshest local ingredients available and offers great affordability.

Our selection of vineyards include some for their great beauty and others for their fine wine.

Upplev Sydafrika has handpicked all of their favourite gourmet experiences and will make all the necessary reservations for your lunches or dinners.


Proposed itinerary Gourmet Treat



A return trip with a start in the gastronomic town, Franschhoek followed by a visit to the wine district around the wine capital, Stellenbosch. A visit to vineyards in Botriver and then on to the scenic coastal town of Hermanus and end the trip in one of the world’s most beautiful cities, Cape Town.


Furthermore information about the destinations



Franschhoek is situated in one of the world’s most beautiful wine valleys. More than 300 years ago the French Huguenots settled in the Franschhoek region and brought with them their winemaking and food knowledge, which today has resulted in Franschhoek being seen as South Africa’s gastronomic capital. It was only when the French Huguenots arrived in South Africa, that the wine culture took off and with their knowledge they laid the foundation for today’s South African wine industry.

Stellenbosch is known as South Africa’s wine capital and the town of Stellenbosch (with its wine regions) was the first to establish a “wine route” in 1971. This is where many of the country’s most popular wineries are located and they are well worth visiting.



The Hermanus wine region has grown and now have its own attractive wine route. Visit the beautiful Hemel-en-Aarde Valley, one of the most southern wine districts in Africa, where several of the country’s top winemakers are specialising in the production of some of the country’s best Chardonnays and Pinot Noirs.

Many of South Africa’s best wineries are located in Botriver (20 minutes drive from Hermanus) and are well worth visiting. If you are lucky, you can get a sip of wine straight from the barrel.

Visit the often unexplored and idyllic town of Stanford (10 minutes drive from Hermanus) which was founded in 1785 and named one of Africa’s best-preserved cities. Enjoy a delicious organic lunch on one of the beautiful surrounding farms. More and more winemakers have settled in this young developing area and you will be able to taste some of their exciting wines.


Cape Town

On the outskirts of one of the world’s most beautiful cities, Cape Town, you will find the green and lush Constantia Winelands. An area which proudly hosts some of the oldest and magnificent wineries in the country. Needless to say, there are a number of remarkable restaurants in and around Cape Town to cater for every need.


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.