2015


July 13, 2015

The Radical Reinvention of Singita Ebony Lodge

Singita Ebony Lodge reopens after a total redesign – following the 2014 renovation of Singita Boulders and Singita Castleton. This June, Singita will unveiled a complete re-design of its original lodge, Singita Ebony, in South Africa. Singita Ebony is where the story began twenty-two years ago on land owned by Singita founder, Luke Bailes. The re-launch...

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June 29, 2015

Singita launches Teaching & Technology Programme with backing from the European Space Agency

Wednesday, 17 June marked the official launch of Teaching & Technology, a partnership programme between the Mpumalanga Department of Education, Singita Community Development Trust and European Space Agency (ESA). The project, which demonstrates how satellite communications can enhance the quality of educators in rural areas, will roll out in 12 primary schools in the communities...

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June 26, 2015

Malilangwe Trust Sends Rhinos to Botswana in Conservation Effort

In a conservation effort, Singita’s conservation partner in Zimbabwe, the Malilangwe Trust, safely relocated 8 critically endangered black rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis minor) early last week. The black rhinos were sent from the Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve in Zimbabwe to the Moremi Game Reserve to help rebuild the populations in Botswana as poaching in Africa is on...

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February 16, 2015

Singita Lebombo and Sweni Lodges in the Kruger National Park Switch on the Lights to Solar Power

Environmentally conscious safari specialist, Singita, partners with New Southern Energy on a significant environmental project in the Kruger National Park to transfer its first South African lodge onto solar power This March, Singita Lebombo and Sweni Lodges in Singita Kruger National Park will start the transition over to solar power. Solar provider, New Southern Energy,...

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2014


November 05, 2014

Singita Receives World Travel Award 2014

5th November 2014 – Singita, Africa’s most inspiring safari specialist, has been awarded a World Tourism Award at World Travel Market 2014 in recognition of the company’s outstanding contribution to environmentally conscious hospitality. Singita received the prestigious award in recognition of its vision and dedication to environmentally conscious hospitality, through the development of sustainable conservation...

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August 18, 2014

Singita’s Policy on Drones

From Singita’s perspective these are banned from being used on all game drives and in and around the lodges i.e. guests cannot use them whilst staying at Singita.  It was announced last week that the South African CAA (Civil Aviation Authority) has banned the use of all drones and more detailed legislation is pending.

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July 28, 2014

Staff Transport Incident in Kruger National Park

On Friday afternoon, there was an incident in Kruger National Park in which an impala was killed after being in collision with a bus carrying Singita staff to work. The incident caused distress to a number of people for which we apologise profusely. SAN Parks is dealing with the matter legally and has confirmed that...

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July 08, 2014

Singita Boulders Lodge Re-opens

Seventeen years after opening, Singita Boulders Lodge in the Sabi Sand has been thoughtfully reconfigured and redecorated to reveal its essential character and define its unique sense of place on the boulder-strewn banks of the Sand River. The original inspiration for the lodge came from the geometry of these ancient, weathered boulders and the natural...

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2013


November 05, 2013

Singita’s Achievements in 2013

Singita is the trusted guardian of over half a million acres of pristine land in Africa that offers exceptional safari experiences. Singita’s main goal is to preserve and protect large tracts of wilderness areas that are home to magnificent wildlife populations, for future generations. We are proud to have been recognized and honored in 2013...

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October 18, 2013

Singita Castleton, an intimate exclusive-use safari experience in South Africa

Cape Town, South Africa – September, 2013 – Singita, Africa’s most inspiring safari specialist, launches Singita Castleton in the heart of South Africa’s Sabi Sand Game Reserve in October 2013. Formerly the family home of Singita founder Luke Bailes’ grandfather, the lodge is one of the group’s 12 properties in Africa and will be available...

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