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

Our Services

What our guests are saying: about us, our efforts, our partners, South Africa and southern Africa as destinations


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How to book / Travel terms
How to book / Travel terms


Contact – You are welcome to contact Upplev Sydafrika for more information about travel packages, itineraries, prices as well as our experiences in South Africa.


Travel plan / Itinerary and price proposal – After you have contacted Upplev Sydafrika and decide to travel, we will send you a travel package/itinerary and a price proposal.


Flight and transport – We recommend you to book your own flight through internet. This gives you a larger possibility to decide on your travel times and departure city. If you are early and flexible concerning your travel dates, you will then be able to find affordable prices.


We assist in booking your rental car. Enjoy the freedom and flexibility to be able to drive yourself around, while we arrange the practical aspects of your trip. If you rather wish to book a transport that takes you between the destinations we are happy to assist with bookings.


Deposit – If you are happy with the itinerary and price proposal, we require a deposit of 10 % of the total package price. Please note that some accommodation and safari package require a deposit of 20 % – 50 % of total price, to guarantee the booking (this information will be given before the booking is made).


Final payment – The final payment should be paid to Upplev Sydafrika approximately 30 days prior to the departure date. Bookings for the peak season in December / January may require that an earlier final payment be made (this information will be given before the booking is made).


Enjoy your trip! Final information about your trip will be sent to you approximately 2 weeks before your departure date.




Upplev Sydafrika booking terms and conditions:


Payment via Upplev Sydafrika AB
Upplev Sydafrika require a deposit of 10 % of the total package price to secure your booking.

The deposit should be paid within 7 days after receiving the invoice. Please note that some accommodation, safari, tours and activities package require a higher deposit to guarantee the booking, specially during peak season. The deposit is usually between 20 % – 50 % of total price. This information will be given before the booking is made.

The bookings are considered confirmed only after receiving the deposit.

All payments are made through Upplev Sydafrika via Swedish bank account (attached pdf-invoices). The invoices are sent electronically. Conversion from ZAR/USD to SEK is based on exchange rate, but actual cost will depend on exchange day, the day of payment. The final payment should be paid to Upplev Sydafrika approximately 30 days prior to the departure date. Bookings for the peak season in December / January may require that an earlier final payment be made. This information will be given before the booking is made. Note that the exchange rate fluctuates. The bank’s currency surcharge of 3 % is paid when invoicing. Upplev Sydafrika is accepting payment by card, contact us for more information.


Cancellation policy
Travel package includes: accommodation, safari, transport, tours/activities and concierge packages:

Upplev Sydafrika reserves the right to charge the following cancellation fees, should a confirmed reservation be cancelled within the following periods:
– More than 31 days prior to booked travel package (first date): the deposit will be forfeited
– Less than 30 days prior to booked travel package (first date): 100 % of the full package charge

Cancellation of accommodation safari, tours and activities package that required a deposit to guarantee the booking will be recharge based on local exchange rate on exchange day of cancellation. However, the refund will not exceed the amount paid to Upplev Sydafrika.

An administrative cost to cover bank fees may be added in case of cancellation.

All cancellations must be received in writing.

Cancellation insurance: Please review your insurance/protection for cancellation in case of illness before making a booking with Upplev Sydafrika.

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.