Inspired by the spirit of adventure at the heart of classic safaris, Singita’s founding property – Eboney Lodge is the essence of an immersive wilderness escape.
As a restorative retreat in which families and friends can cherish time together, the lodge offers a chance to truly connect with nature, and completely unwind with those you love most.
Surrounded by 45,000 acres of bushveld in the Sabi Sand, Ebony’s riverside setting among tranquil trees ensures the complete luxury of privacy and space. Allowing for unrivalled game-viewing, the lodge is located in South Africa’s ‘big-cat country’ – an area that’s renowned for frequent leopard sightings and also home to some of the continent’s most revered species, including lion, rhino, large herds of buffalo, elephant, hippo, cheetah, wild dogs and more.
Vast open-plan interiors welcome the magnificent surrounds inside and flow onto spacious decks – ensuring continuous connections with nature, as well as a deepened sense of togetherness. It’s the ideal destination for multigenerational groups who long for the utmost flexibility and exclusivity.
Children of all ages are welcome and the Singita Mini Rangers’ Course encourages endless discoveries in nature’s classroom – with activities ranging from tracking to birding and bush survival skills. Two-bedroom family suites, all with an en-suite master bedroom, en-suite twin bedroom, heated pool, dining and lounge veranda area, as well as a stone fireplace, cater perfectly to families.
A rejuvenating return to nature.
Standing steadfast among giant trees alongside the Sand River, Singita Ebony Lodge provides a fresh & contemporary safari experience. Surrounded by the vivid colours, captivating sounds and soothing rhythms of the bush, it awakens a spirit of discovery while restoring the senses.
Sought-after wilderness setting.
Located in Singita Sabi Sand in South Africa, Ebony Lodge gives guests access to 45,000 acres within a breathtaking wildlife sanctuary that’s renowned for its high concentrations of big game and frequent leopard sightings.
Journeying into the heart of Africa’s most untouched and remote wilderness areas, Singita’s twice-daily game drives present the opportunity for intimate connections with nature and discovering the raw beauty of the continent’s most magnificent creatures up close.
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. There is a variety different of bird species at Singita Sabi Sand and the area is a bird watcher’s dream. Guests can engage with the Field Guides and Trackers at the lodge to learn more about the birds native to the area – including the Scarlet-chested sunbird, Kingfisher, Saddle-billed Stork, Egyptian Goose, White-backed Vulture, African Fish Eagle and much more.
Walking safaris are an incredible way to experience the bush up close and personal. Your expert guide and tracker will accompany you as you track animals on foot through the wilderness and explore the magnificent plants and landscapes around you. We suggest a minimum age of 16 years for this activity, but participation is at the discretion of your Field Guide.
There is perhaps no more transcendent experience than looking up at a full sky of sparkling stars. Man has had a love affair with the nighttime sky for centuries and with very little pollution and no city lights to detract from the stars, your view of the heavens here will be crystal clear – nothing between you and the vast African sky above.There is perhaps no more transcendent experience than looking up at a full sky of sparkling stars. Man has had a love affair with the nighttime sky for centuries and with very little pollution and no city lights to detract from the stars, your view of the heavens here will be crystal clear – nothing between you and the vast African sky above.