Daily game drives provide the perfect opportunity to get up close to Africa’s incredible animals, while evening drives reveal the elusive magic of nocturnal Africa.

Our game drives are all conducted in state-of-the-art Land Rovers, each accommodating a maximum of six guests. During your stay at Singita, you are likely to spot a great variety of wildlife including leopard, lion, rhino, large herds of buffalo, elephant, reedbuck, hyena, hippopotamus, nyala, cheetah, wild dogs and many species of birds.


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Singita Ebony Lodge

It has been 25 years of welcoming guests to Africa, but more importantly, 25 years of conserving these precious, iconic pieces of land so that our children's children may also experience the wonders of the African wilderness.

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Conservation at Singita Sabi Sand

The team’s primary task is ensuring that the land, complete with its diverse flora and fauna, remains as close as possible to the untouched state in which the Bailes family found it some 85 years ago. The earliest aerial photographs, taken in 1935, are used by the team as a template to guide them in…

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This is where it all started back in 1993 when Ebony Lodge opened its doors. This iconic lodge stands tall among enormous trees on the banks of the Sand River in the heart of South Africa’s big-cat country.

Honeymoon Safari: A Match Made in Heaven

Wedding preparations can be as stressful as they are enjoyable, and yet nothing can prepare you for the blissful whirlwind of that special day. A luxurious and extraordinary honeymoon is the perfect way to reflect, unwind and celebrate the beginning of a new life together. The romance and adventure of an African safari is difficult…

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Singita Sabi Sand, South Africa

In the Kitchen at the Reimagined Singita Ebony Lodge

The recent reimagining of Singita Ebony Lodge has created a contemporary safari experience unlike any other, combining the romance of a tented camp with the style of a classic bush lodge. This more modern interpretation of an African wilderness adventure is reflected throughout the lodge, including in the approach taken by the talented kitchen team….

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Awards & Accolades for Ebony Lodge

Singita Sabi Sand – No. 4 in the “Top 10 Safari Lodges in Africa”

2020 Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards

 

Singita Ebony Lodge – Best of Destination South Africa

Best of Destination South Africa 2020

 

Singita Ebony Lodge – Top 20 Resorts in Africa / South Africa

Readers' Choice Awards 2019

Winner – Conservation and Sustainability

Pure Awards 2019

Singita Sabi Sand –  No.1 Safari Lodge in Africa & No.3 Top Hotel in the World

Travel + Leisure 2019