Singita Castleton Lodge

Boasting over 18 000 hectares of protected untamed land, Singita is an owner-run luxury concession within Sabi Sands. The privately-owned Sabi Sand Game Reserve lies adjacent to Kruger National Park making the area some of South Africa’s most incredible and pristine territory. Singita Castleton Lodge comprises a main house, with luxurious communal living spaces, and six individual cottages within the grounds accommodating up to 12 people. Luxury living at Castleton is managed by a private staff complement of house manager, chef, housekeeper, guide, and tracker. A private Land Rover is also available for personally scheduled safari drives with the ranger.


At Singita Castleton Lodge a large veranda and pool on the front lawn overlook a waterhole frequented by game and the outdoor boma, with scenic landscape views, is perfect for family dinners under the stars beside crackling fires. This perfect Sabi Sands safari escape for families and friends includes a host of fun on-site activities such as boules, tennis, cricket, a trampoline, private fitness centre with yoga pavilion, and wellness centre.  Babysitting services are available on prior booking. Top off perfect days in the African bushveld with a glass of vino from the private wine cellar.


Singita Sabi Sand is renowned for high concentrations of big game and frequent leopard sightings.  Wildlife including rhino, lion, buffalo, hippos, elephant, giraffe, zebra, antelope, and wild dogs can be seen from the lodges various private and communal viewing decks. Game drives at Singita Castleton Lodge are conducted by expert rangers and trackers working together to track the most amazing close-up animal sightings for guests. Home to fascinating flora and a large variety of birdlife, guided bushwalks give one a chance to see the smaller intricacies of the bush. In addition to Castleton, the Singita Game Reserve in Sabi Sands is also home to 5-star Ebony Lodge and Boulders Lodge, an exclusive use villa.


  • Game drives
  • Guided bushwalks
  • Night drives
  • Swimming
  • Game drives
  • Guided bushwalks
  • Night drives
  • Swimming


  • 5-star luxury
  • Spectacular outdoor boma
  • Uncrowded Big 5 game drives
  • Outstanding cuisine

Closest airport

  • Singita airstrip
  • Nelspruit Kruger
  • O.R.Tambo International Airport (Johannesburg)
  • Skukuza Airport

Children policy

Singita's Castleton welcomes children of all ages. In the interest of safety,More Details children may participate in game drives and bushwalks at the discretion of safari guides.

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2 x Game drives per day, guided bushwalks, all meals, soft drinks and selected alcoholic beverages, and transfers from Singita airstrip.


Premium brand drinks, cellar wines, gate fees, additional activities, spa treatments, private-use vehicles, and transfers.


Low: 06 January – 30 April

& 01 November – 14 December

High: 01 May – 30 June

& 01 September – 31 October

Peak: 01 July – 31 August

& 15 December – 05 January

Terms & conditions

  • Prices are quoted for 9-12 guests
  • Rates displayed are from 01 Jan 2020 – 05 Jan 2021

Accommodation Options


Sleeps Max 12 guests

Units at Castleton are elegantly furnished and feature en-suite bathrooms with a free-standing bath and shower. Units also include fans, air-conditioning, coffee facilities, and a mini-bar.

Refer to seasons and T&C's above

Peak season CA$ 26,218 per villa, per night
High Season CA$ 24,637 per villa, per night
Low Season CA$ 23,054 per villa, per night

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Getting there

By Road

The reserve is a 5- to 6-hour drive from Johannesburg mostly on the N12 and N4 highway. Singita is a 2-hour drive from Kruger Mpumalanga Airport, or a 45-minute drive from Skukuza Airport.



Fly from major centres in South Africa to Skukuza or Kruger Mpumalanga airport. Alternatively, take a charter flight to the reserve.


Flight Duration

  • Johannesburg to Skukuza: 50 minutes
  • Cape Town to Skukuza: 2 hours 30 minutes
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  • Durban to Kruger Mpumalanga: 1 hour 15 minutes
  • Johannesburg to Kruger Mpumalanga: 45 minutes
  • Cape Town to Kruger Mpumalanga: 2 hours 20 minutes