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Sustainable Tourism

Driving Clean Solar Energy in the Kruger National Park

“As evidence of a largely human-driven crisis of biodiversity loss grows, it may seem as though sustainable development cannot include wildlife conservation. But the work of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES) and other major wildlife and biodiversity conventions shows that implementing a global framework for conservation...

The Time is Now – Africa’s Role in Addressing the State of the Planet

The dawn of 2021 marks one of the most profound moments in time – the alignment of the hopes, dreams, hard work and commitment of passionate people around the globe to “flatten the curve” for both the COVID-19 pandemic and biodiversity conservation. 2020 will reverberate through history for many reasons, not least as the year...

Green Goals: Singita’s Sustainability Vision for 2025

2020 has ushered in a new decade and an environmental “super year”; a year in which we have an incredible opportunity to make an ambitious global commitment to battle biodiversity breakdown and urgently tackle the climate emergency. Now is the time for change – this will be a make-or-break year in which key international decisions...

Singita Kwitonda Lodge: The Next Chapter in our Conservation Story

The dense cloud forests of Rwanda’s Volcanoes National Park, which lies along the Virunga Mountains and its chain of ancient volcanoes, is a place of exceptional natural beauty and great ecological significance. This relatively small protected area is home to one third of the world’s remaining mountain gorillas; one of the most critically endangered animal...

A Day Trip to Gonarezhou National Park

The Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve, which is a protected area in southeastern Zimbabwe covering 130,000 acres of extraordinary wilderness and home to Singita Pamushana Lodge, lies on the border with the Gonarezhou National Park. It is an extremely scenic reserve characterised by beautiful, rugged landscapes and such prominent and enduring natural features as the red sandstone...

Using Technology in the Fight Against Illegal Hunting

Maintaining the integrity of our reserves and the fragile ecosystems that exist within them is the primary concern for Singita’s conservation teams; a dedicated workforce tasked with preserving the vulnerable wildlife and natural habitats under our care. A critical part of their role is managing anti-poaching operations in an effort to stem the tide of...

Reinventing Singita Sweni Lodge

The leafy location of Singita Sweni Lodge, tucked into a verdant riverbank and surrounded by ancient trees, has always been a source of inspiration for the design of this intimate hideaway in the Kruger National Park. The current reinvention of this lodge, set to reopen in late June 2017, takes the rich colour palette of its riverside position...

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