September 18, 2015

Relocated Rhino Gives Birth in Botswana

Just three months after Singita, together with its conservation partner in Zimbabwe, the Malilangwe Trust, relocated eight critically endangered black rhinos to Botswana, the company has announced that one of the rhino cows has given birth to a calf in the Moremi Game Reserve. Born last week, the calf is said to be doing well....

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August 03, 2015

A four-legged “formidable force” at Singita Sabi Sand

Long before we reach the end of the dusty track, I can hear the barking. A cacophony of yelps; the excited shouts of dogs eager to run. And, perhaps more importantly, eager to work. A short drive from Singita Boulders Lodge in the Sabi Sand Reserve, a humble collection of farmhouses and large fenced enclosures...

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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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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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