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Sustainability first: Singita’s commitment to the future

In line with our 100-year purpose to preserve and protect large areas of African wilderness for future generations, our long-term commitment to drastically reduce the environmental impact in all our operations is unwavering and the recently reopened Faru Faru Lodge in Singita Grumeti highlights the continuous efforts to reduce our carbon footprint. The lodge’s brand-new...

Singita Joins Leading Ecotourism Operators to Launch the Lionscape Coalition

In just 25 years, our continent’s lion population has dropped dramatically – only 50% now roam wild in Africa’s iconic landscapes, which has prompted the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) to officially classify them as a “Vulnerable” species. Habitat loss and fragmentation, illegal wildlife trade, bushmeat poaching and human-lion conflict continue to threaten...

Big Cats Under Threat: Leopard Conservation in the Kruger

Protecting Africa’s leopards – one of its most iconic animals but also one of its most vulnerable – has become a conservation issue of increasing importance. Panthera, one of Singita’s non-profit conservation partners, estimates that this once-widespread species has vanished from at least 49% of its historic range on the continent and is already extinct...

Protecting the Most Persecuted Big Cat in the World

With a 25-year history as one of Africa’s leading conservation tourism brands, Singita is undoubtedly an authority on finding the perfect balance between a luxury safari experience and sustainable, environmentally conscious operations that benefit the land under its care. A far-reaching conservation vision drives decision-making at every level, and the result for guests is vast...

Experience a South African Safari with a Purpose

At Singita, making a tangible difference in the lives of the people living and working in and around our properties, conserving the fragile biodiversity of our continent and building towards ever-greater sustainability standards underpins everything that we do. It is the context behind every moment spent in our lodges and camps; the foundation of a far-reaching...

Helping Cultivate a Future for Rwanda’s Gorillas

The lush cloud forests that tumble down the slopes of the Virunga Massif are divided by the borders of Uganda, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo, but together form a 46,000ha transfrontier conservation area rich with plant and animal life. This chain of eight volcanoes – six dormant, two active – is the natural...

Conservation Up Close: An Invitation to Participate in a Critical Elephant Collaring Project

For those who share in our deep love of Africa and our passion for protecting the continent’s landscapes and wildlife, being given the chance to immerse oneself in an impactful conservation project is the opportunity of a lifetime. Safaris with a Purpose is a programme of special projects developed with a specific conservation goal in...

Celebrating World Ranger Day: Go Inside Singita Grumeti Fund’s Anti-Poaching Operations

A team of 100 anti-poaching game scouts is responsible for defending Singita Grumeti’s 350,000 acres of wilderness from the daily threat of illegal resource extraction and poaching. Without these dedicated law enforcement professionals, the region would return to the ecologically degraded state in which it was found before the establishment of the Singita Grumeti Fund...

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