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Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve

The Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve: One of Africa’s last truly wild places

To describe the Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve as a virtually untouched wilderness is not an overstatement; the ecosystem of this remote, 130,000-acre protected area in southeastern Zimbabwe functions much as it has for thousands of years. It is a shining example of a long term conservation vision in action, where the reserve remains as close as possible...

Singita Pamushana Lodge: Bringing Guests Closer to Nature

With a vast and pristine Southern African wilderness to explore around Singita Pamushana Lodge, our property in Zimbabwe has always been ideal for longer stays with family and friends. A private villa with a swimming pool and panoramic views across the Malilangwe Reserve makes for the perfect exclusive-use retreat and sets the tone for two new...

The Inspiration Behind the New-Look Singita Pamushana Lodge

The rich tribal history of southeastern Zimbabwe is the inspiration for the design transformation of Singita Pamushana Lodge, which will debut a remarkable new look when it reopens next month. The palatial architecture of Great Zimbabwe – a 900-year old stone monument which stands some 200km to the north of Singita Pamushana and is all...

Every Day is a New Adventure at Singita Pamushana Lodge

The remote, 130,000-acre Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve in the lowveld of southeastern Zimbabwe has a long, rich history, having been home to generations of indigenous Shangaan people and the San before them, as well as the unique flora and fauna which sustained them. Today it is a protected wilderness area that is home to Singita Pamushana...

Transforming Singita Pamushana Lodge

The proud heritage of the tribal dynasties of ancient Zimbabwe will echo through Singita Pamushana Lodge when it reopens in May this year following its transformation into what is being described as an African royal palace. Roughly 200km north-west of where Singita Pamushana Lodge sits atop a hill overlooking the vast Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve lies Great...

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...

A Predator Sandwich

The most memorable wildlife moments for most visitors to Africa usually involve the excitement of a kill or an unusual sighting of some kind. These experiences are understandably thrilling, but sometimes it’s the quiet moments that can make a game drive unforgettable. Field guide Jenny Hishin describes just such an occasion which took place recently...

The Photographic Hide to Seek

If you’re a regular reader of our monthly Wildlife Reports then you’ll know that Singita Pamushana is well-known for its incredible number and variety of African wildlife. Visitors to the reserve are usually fortunate enough to see a host of animals; a list which might include elephants, lions, cheetah, buffalo, rhino or even endangered wild...

From the Dam to the Frying Pan

The gentle waves of Lake Malilangwe are home to hippos, crocodiles, terrapins and monitor lizards, as well as a variety of fish and water birds. During the summer months, elephant breeding herds regularly swim at the top end of the lake and guests at Singita Pamushana Lodge enjoy the open water during regular sunset cruises. Another activity that provides hours of entertainment for visitors to this beautiful little corner of Zimbabwe, is a fun afternoon of fishing.

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