Singita – Ebony Lodge – Singita Private Game Reserve
The Sabi Sand region is one of the world’s most prolific wildlife areas. The region is home to the Big Five and famous for its big cat activity. Leopard sightings are common and there is a huge diversity of other mammals. Night game drives reveal seldom seen nocturnal creatures including hyena, black-backed jackal, porcupine, and honey badger. There are also endangered species to be sighted here, including wild dog, black rhino, Ground hornbill, and ten bat species.
Sabi Sands is a great birding destination, with more than 300 bird species on its list. Notable species include the Bateleur eagle, Black-bellied bustard, Burchell’s coucal, Shelly’s francolin, Red-billed oxpecker, and Knob-billed duck. Other specialties include the Black-crowned night heron, Emerald cuckoo, Purple heron, and Verreaux’s eagle owl.