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Singita Pamushana

My closer inspection of the photograph that follows revealed three different bird species surrounding the white rhino, which was grazing peacefully on the low grass in evidence this month. The black bird on the rhino’s withers is a fork-tailed drongo (Dicurus adsimilis). It’s waiting for the rhino to disturb insects in the grass, as it…

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Singita Pamushana

This month there are many characters in the stories I’ve chosen – there are the lead animals as always and, in addition, other creatures and props that are integral to the plot such as eagles, deadwood, flowers, a wasps’ nest and even dung-loving mushrooms! The photograph on this page is a detail of the Singita…

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Safari Stories: A Fantastic Family Adventure

It is a universal truth that joy is doubled when shared, and the same is true of the experience of visiting Singita with your loved ones. A previous guest who traveled to Singita Kruger National Park last year with his wife and two teenage daughters describes the feeling of sharing this unforgettable destination with his family….

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Singita Mara River Tented Camp Opens in the far Northern Serengeti

Singita Mara River Tented Camp has opened in the Lamai triangle, the northernmost tip of the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. It’s an iconic destination characterised by the sheer luxury of space created by seemingly endless game-rich savannah plains. The new camp with six guest tents – a contemporary take on the classic East African…

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Introducing Singita Mara River Tented Camp

We are thrilled to share the first pictures from our brand new camp, Singita Mara River Tented Camp, situated in the Lamai triangle, the northernmost tip of the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. The camp offers a pared-down approach to the quintessential Singita safari without compromising on any creature comforts. Singita’s philosophy of preserving iconic…

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Ancient Art: Malilangwe’s primitive paintings

Singita Pamushana Lodge is located in the Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve; 130 000 acres of wilderness in the southern corner of Zimbabwe. It is a spectacularly diverse and beautiful piece of Africa, and is also home to nearly 100 rock art sites that date back more than 2 000 years. The careful protection of these sites is a…

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A Haven for Hippo

The place to be in winter when looking for game in the bush is along a watercourse, as these areas are always teeming with a variety of wildlife who visit from miles around. We set out on foot on a lovely, cool morning with the hope of finding a large pod of hippo and some…

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An Elephant’s Playground

Dumbana Pools is a well-known pool situated along the N’wanetsi River in Singita’s private concession in the Kruger National Park, and treasured by all the animals that inhabit the area. It’s a refuge for hippos throughout the year and a source of life for the animals during the dry and unforgiving winters. While driving in…

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Singita Lamai

Singita Mara River Tented Camp is located on the northern banks of the world-renowned Mara River in the Lamai triangle. Lamai, an area celebrated for its annual wildebeest migration crossings, covers 98,000 acres of the northern-most tip of the Serengeti National Park in Tanzania. Wildebeest cross the Mara River at various points and the camp’s…

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Singita Sabi Sand

The early morning silence is often shattered by a sound so foreign one would think it came from a creature resembling a dinosaur.  Upon closer investigation you would find something looking like this. Hippos return to the rivers and dams early in the morning after an evening of grazing. They leave early evening in search…

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