Lodge Details

In 1994, the not-for-profit Malilangwe Trust was established as a result of the largest ever single donor investment in Zimbabwe, in order to purchase, protect, and manage the extraordinary wilderness area next to the Gonarezhou National Park in southeastern Zimbabwe. Singita Pamushana Lodge is the ecotourism arm of this 130,000 acre reserve, and its role is to help foster the sustainability of the wildlife and broader ecology, while enabling guests to share the magic of the lodge and the Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve. Singita manages the lodge on behalf of the Trust and all proceeds from the lodge benefit the numerous conservation and community outreach and development programmes underway. This Zimbabwean based and managed Trust was set up to develop a blueprint for creating harmony between conservation initiatives and community development in villages that neighbour wildlife areas. The initiatives in place in the area have met with great success and each guest who visits Singita Pamushana makes a positive impact to this incredibly beautiful land and dynamic community.


Located in the Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve

Located in the Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve

Malilangwe remains virtually untouched by humankind. The area is home to hundreds of baobab trees and an unrivalled gathering of birds with more than 500 species, including many raptors. Here you will find Singita Pamushana Lodge, one of Africa’s most exclusive, remote hideaways.

Learn more about Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve

Lodge Details

Health Requirements

Singita Pamushana Lodge is in a malarial zone so it is essential to consider taking appropriate prophylactics. It is also recommended that you consult your doctor/physician before travelling.

Accommodation

  • 4 x 1-bedroom suites each with a private plunge pool
  • 1 x 2-bedroom family suite (2 adults, 2 children) with a private plunge pool
  • 1 x 3-bedroom family suite (2 adults, 4 children) with a private plunge pool
  • 1 x 5-bedroom villa with a private infinity pool

Amenities and Services

  • There are two swimming pools and a Jacuzzi in the main lodge area
  • Spa and gym facilities are available
  • There is a television available in the main lodge lounge
  • Dependent upon area coverage, there is mobile phone signal
  • There is complimentary internet (WiFi) access, however due to the remote location of the lodge, the wireless connection can be slow and intermittent
  • Electricity/power available: 220V. Converters are also available and hair dryers are supplied in each suite
  • Children of all ages are welcome. There are baby- sitting services available and tailor-made activities to suit each family. In the interest of safety, children’s participation in game activities is at the discretion of your guide

Our Tariffs Include

  • Luxurious en-suite accommodation, breakfast, lunch and dinner daily, all drinks (including premium wines, spirits and liqueurs, but excluding French Champagne)
  • Land Cruiser safaris, mountain biking and bush walks accompanied by an experienced guide
  • Laundry and valet services
  • Road transfers to and from the Buffalo Range airstrip

Our Tariffs Exclude

  • Telephone calls
  • Air transfers to and from the lodge
  • Spa treatments
  • Use of a private Land Cruiser
  • Certain special meal requests

Your Journey To Reach Us - By Air

  • We can arrange scheduled flights or private charters for your trip. The Federal Air scheduled flight to/from Buffalo Range International Airport is currently only active on Mondays and Thursdays from OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg. A minimum of three nights’ accommodation at our lodge is necessary when selecting this option with a minimum of two guests traveling.
  • Chartered flights can land at Lonestar airstrip, 25 minutes from our lodge. Guests are collected off the flight by Singita staff and transported to the lodge in a closed, air-conditioned vehicle
  • Scheduled flights from Johannesburg O.R Tambo International Airport – Buffalo Range International Airport: approximately 2hrs 30 minutes. The weight of luggage is restricted to 20kg (44lb) for checked baggage and 5kg (11 lb) for hand luggage
  • All flights land at Buffalo Range, located 45 minutes from the lodge. Guests are collected at the airstrip by Singita staff and transported to Singita Pamushana in a closed air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Private aircraft pilots land at their own risk and are advised to broadcast their intentions on frequency 118.700MHz.
  • Latitude: 21° 03” 40’ S
  • Longitude: 31° 42” 22.2’ E
  • Elevation: 4 400ft Surface: Gravel
  • Length: 1 000m

If flying from South Africa, guests need to clear customs at Buffalo Range.

Your Journey To Reach Us - By Road

  • From Harare: approximately 5 hours’ drive
  • From Johannesburg: approximately 6-8 hours’ drive

Payment Options

We accept Visa, MasterCard and American Express cards

Check-in/Check-out times & Lodge Closure

The lodge is open year-round
Check-in time: 13h00
Check-out time: 11h00

Key species you are likely to see

During your stay at Singita Pamushana Lodge, you are likely to spot a great variety of wildlife, including species such as black rhino, white rhino, Lichtenstein hartebeest, sable, nyala, klipspringer, cheetah, wild dog, lion, leopard and an abundance of bird life.

Temperatures & Climate

Seasons Dictate Comfort - Comfort Dictates Clothing

Best time to go on safari

Southern Africa is a year-round destination. Traditionally the dry winter months (April to October) are best for game viewing, due to the shorter grass, lack of foliage and the absence of water which forces the game to concentrate around the remaining sources of drinking water. Annual rainfall, usually in the form of short afternoon thunder showers that clear up within an hour, occur from December to March. Many species give birth to their young around the start of the rains, so the bush is alive with newborn animals.

Time of Year Average Minimum Average Maximum
Spring
Sept – Nov
20°c / 68°f 32°c / 90°f
Summer
Dec – Feb
23°c / 73°f 32°c / 90°f
Autumn
Mar – May
19°c / 66°f 27°c / 81°f
Winter
June – Aug
15c / 59°f 24°c / 75°f

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