Destination: Sabi Sands Private Game Reserve, South Africa
This private experience is available for the discerning traveler looking to have an exclusive African escape. The home feels like a destination in itself, steeped in history and set in the heart of the Sabi Sand Reserve. Singita Castleton is the former home of the grandfather of Singita’s Founder, Luke Bailes, and is the perfect setting for families and friends to experience the magic of the bush together.
As an exclusive use property and part of Singita’s Private Villa Collection, guests have access to a private safari vehicle as well as a full staff including a dedicated Field Guide, tracker, in-house chef and host. Game drives, meals and activities are curated according to the guest preferences, allowing for complete freedom to choose the flow of their days.
Wildlife here is abundant, and you’re likely to see a species such as leopard, lion, rhino, buffalo, elephant, hyena, hippopotamus, cheetah, wild dog, numerous birds, and more. This is the Africa of your wildest dreams!
What We Love
- The lodge overlooks a busy waterhole, with spectacular game viewing from the farmhouse pool
- The vibe is comfortable and casual, your home away from home!
- Conservation efforts based on three pillars: Biodiversity, Community and Sustainability
Game drives with professional field guide and tracker in a private vehicle, walking safaris (minimum age 16), cooking demonstrations, wine tasting, stargazing, tennis, board games, boules and cricket, trampoline, swimming pool, yoga pavilion, fitness center, spa treatments
Round trip transfers (from/to Singita Airstrip), accommodation, all meals and beverages (including premium wine, spirits and liquors; excluding French Champagne), Wifi, private Land Rover Safaris, bush walks, private safari guide, house host, chef and house staff, use of sports and game equipment, fitness center, Mini Rangers Course for kids, laundry services, taxes
- Individual Cottages
Total 6 cottages (max 12 people) – EXCLUSIVE USE camp
Location and Logistics
Located in the game-rich Sabi Sand Private Reserve, accessible via light aircraft from Nelspruit/Kruger (30-min flight) or Johannesburg (1-hour flight) to Singita’s private airstrip, followed by a 10-minute ground transfer to the lodge
We frequently pair a safari camp trip with extended time in South Africa, and would likely arrange your international air via Johannesburg or Cape Town
What To Know
Children of all ages are welcome, and enjoy a Mini Rangers Course with interactive and educational activities
Duplex/interconnecting cottages are ideal for families with younger children
The lodge is open year-round, with the best game viewing typically in the dry winter months of April-October; afternoon thunder showers are common December-March, and many species give birth around the start of the rainy season
Ready to start planning your adventure?
Call us at 1-800-554-9059 or get started by sending us your dream trip details below.