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Tips for Travellers

Health Requirements

Our lodges are located in malaria risk areas and we recommend that you adhere to the advice of your doctor regarding prophylactics. Insect repellent (spray or wipes), is provided in your suite and on game drive vehicles.

Passport Requirements

Please remember that you need at least 2 blank visa pages in your passport for travel.


Videos of Ebony Lodge

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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.

Singita Guide and Tracker – Warrick and Ruel
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Latest Sabi Sand Wildlife Report

Singita Sabi Sand

The term ‘surreal’ was fitting for this month’s sightings, and it describes countless experiences that will be cherished forever. The winter has been filled with excitement, not only for the relief of cooler temperatures from the summer, but the first sight of 11 wild dog puppies had everyone beaming with enjoyment. In addition we have...

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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.

Hot air balloon in the Serengeti | Singita

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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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

Ranked no. 9 in Africa, Middle East & Indian Ocean

Readers’ Travel Awards UK 2015

No.1 in Africa, Middle East and Indian Ocean

World’s Best Awards 2015

No. 7 in the World

World’s Best Awards 2015

Recognising Singita’s outstanding contribution to environmentally-conscious hospitality.

Best Safari Lodge/Property

Best Resorts 2010