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Sable Alley
Sable Alley
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Sable Alley
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Sable Alley
Sable Alley

Reviews of Sable Alley

Wildlife sightings and reviews

23 independent comments and wildlife information from our travellers who have visited Sable Alley and kindly agreed to share their thoughts. They do not necessarily represent the views of Expert Africa

Wildlife sightings by our travellers
Starting in May-2018, 14 of our travellers have recorded their wildlife sightings at Sable Alley.
Lion

85% success

Leopard

83% success

Cheetah

0% success

Wild dog

77% success

Elephant

100% success

Hippo

100% success

Zebra

100% success

Giraffe

92% success

Wildebeest

77% success

Buffalo

71% success

Spotted Hyena

67% success

Sable antelope

42% success

Eland

36% success

Roan antelope

25% success

Aardvark

0% success

Pangolin

0% success

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Arrival date
The Diplomat
USA

"An excellent time at Sable Alley"

3 nights Arrived 29 Aug 2017
"We had an extraordinary experience at Sable Alley, watching for hours a leopard with her playful cub and fresh kill and then encountering a lion and lioness in the dark on our way back engaged in the activity of producing new lions. Ras, our guide, had the most detailed knowledge of all the birds and animals . Understanding as he did the behaviour of the animals, he was able to get us to the places for the best views. We also saw a sable which is apparently quite rare, and many antelope, zebra, giraffes, hippos, elephants,and crocodiles. I had the impression that not all the other guides were as talented as Ras.

I had imagined the delta to be teeming with wildlife. Sable Alley has lots of wildlife but it is not another Serengetti. Seeing wildlife in the forests--while not at all dense--is not the same as on the plains. Had we left a day earlier, I would have considered it a very ordinary safari experience--and many guests will not see what we did.

What is special is the small size of the camp and the sense that you are not part of a horde of tourists viewing game. But, visitors should know that this is not the place in Africa to see the most animals.

The views from the pool and dining area are superb with a resident hippo pod in front and the occasional giraffe and elephant." See all these reviews: 5n in Botswana
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Good
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Good
Food:
Good
Facilities:
Good
Mr A
Belize Park

"Great safari at Sable Alley"

4 nights Arrived 16 Aug 2017
"Excellent in every way - lodge is fantastic, rooms excellent, service very good, food exceptional.

Staff were extremely friendly and personable. Tailored service.

Logistics getting to/from lodge also seamless." See all these reviews: 4n in Botswana; 3n in Zimbabwe; 2n in Namibia
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Excellent
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
Mr M
Guildford

"Sable Alley review"

3 nights Arrived 7 Jul 2017
"Beautiful lodge in idyllic settings, extremely comfortable tents with the comfiest beds we slept in over our whole trip. Great food & staff were excellent. Took a half hour to an hour to get through the Mopane forests to the wetland area, so could be monotonous if you didn't see any game during that period, but the guide we had (Aubrey) was superb - very informative, open to questions and obviously enjoyed his job. We saw great game, nevertheless, and the lodge's use of trackers was positive, helping with the good sightings we had (incl wild dog den with 18 puppies)." See all these reviews: 9n in Mozambique; 6n in Botswana; 2n in Zimbabwe; 1n in South Africa
Experience Report
Overall Rating:
Excellent

Location:
Good
Service:
Excellent
Activities:
Excellent
Rooms:
Excellent
Food:
Excellent
Facilities:
Excellent
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