Singita Sabi Sands Lodge – Singita Ebony Lodge
This is Singita Ebony Lodge, as the original Singita lodge, Ebony lodge stands proud amongst giant trees on the banks of the Sand River in the heart of South Africa’s ‘Big Five’ top reserve – The Sabi Sands game reserve. Ebony lodge takes safari design and style to a new level with a fresh and contemporary interpretation of the classic safari lodge, combining tented camp and bush lodge style. Guests are immersed in nature with huge open spaces and interiors inspired by a combination of local tribal culture and the animal kingdom.
Singita Ebony lodge comprises of 12 suites, each with its own private plunge pool. External walls have been almost completely removed and replaced by canvas and glass to create new safari tent-style suites to maximise views and space, and allow guests to be immersed in nature. Outdoor pavilion decks – ideal for dining and relaxing – are suspended off the river banks as if hanging in the trees.
Daily game drives with professional guides and trackers 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. Key Species You Are Likely to See: During your stay at Singita Ebony Lodge, you are likely to spot a great variety of wildlife, including species such as leopard, lion, rhino, large herds of buffalo, elephant, reedbuck, hyena, hippopotamus, nyala, cheetah, wild dogs and many types of birds.
Children of all ages are welcome at Singita Ebony Lodge. Infants under the age of 2 years will be accommodated free of charge. Children aged 10-16 years will be accommodated at 50% of the adult rate when sharing a standard Suite or Lewis suite with one adult or another child. In the interest of safety, a participation of children in game activities is at the discretion of the guide. Families of four or more members, including at least one child under 10 years, are required to book a Family suite and are guaranteed the complimentary use of a private vehicle
BY ROAD: Recommended route from Johannesburg: • N12/N4 to Nelspruit. • R40 from Nelspruit to Hazyview. • R536 from Hazyview towards Paul Kruger gate. • After 36 km, pass Lisbon Store, then turn left onto gravel road. • Pay R160 per vehicle (ZAR) for vehicle entrance fee and R40 per person (subject to change). The entrance fee can only be confirmed at the time of making your reservation. • Enter Sabi Sand Reserve at Shaw’s Gate. Follow Singita signs to lodge (approximately 28 km). BY AIR: • Federal Air offers a daily return flight direct to Singita Sabi Sand from Johannesburg’s O.R. Tambo International Airport. • There are daily scheduled flights currently operated by SA Airlink into Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (KMIA), situated between Nelspruit and White River. • Federal Air provides air transfers to and from KMIA and Singita Sabi Sand. • Download Federal Air’s flight schedules and rates for further details. • Private air charters are also available, on request. • Pilots are advised to broadcast their intentions on frequency 124.8 MHz. • Runway: 01/19 • Transfers to lodge are available GPS: -24.786400 (latitude) and 31.423800 (longitude)