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Sable Valley Lodge
Sable Valley Lodge
Sable Valley Lodge
Sable Valley Lodge
Sable Valley Lodge
Sable Valley Lodge
Sable Valley Lodge

Sable Valley Lodge


18°39’0.6"S 27°1’17.8"E

Sable Valley Lodge: Information from the owner

General information

Type
Lodge
No. of rooms
11
Check-in time
1pm
Check-out time
10am

About this information

All the information on this page is supplied to us directly from the lodge owner and reflects their view, not ours.

For Expert Africa's view, see our own full report on Sable Valley Lodge, which contains our own observations and views.


Last updated by Owner
15 Nov 2023
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Facilities at Sable Valley Lodge

Property facilities
24-hour Security, Bar, Battery Charging Facilities, Communal Dining, Eco Friendly, Internet Access (Complimentary), Laundry Service (Available), Laundry Service (Complimentary), Library, Malaria Free, Mobile Connectivity, Pool, Private Vehicle Available
Room facilities
Complimentary Wi-Fi, Detached Private Bathroom, Dressing Gowns, Electrical Outlets, En-Suite, Fan, Hair Dryer, Internet Access (Complimentary), Laundry Facilities, Laundry Service (Available), Laundry Service (Complimentary), Lounge Area, Mosquito Nets, Pure Cotton Linen, Safe, Shower, Tea / Coffee, Verandah
Activities on site
Big 5, Bird Watching, Game Drives, Game Viewing, Game Viewing Hide, Game Walks, Night Drives, Safaris, Sleep Outs, Walks (Guided), Wildlife Tours
Nearby activities
Horse-back Safaris, Wildlife Tours
Languages
English

Room types at Sable Valley Lodge

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Standard Rondavels

The 11 round huts, known as rondavels, are set between ancient hard woods providing a canopy of shade and all have pool facing views.
The Queen Elizabeth Suite, named after her visit in 1991, is the only rondavel with an ensuite bath and shower. All the others have showers heated by gas.

No 8 is our family room which has two queen size beds - however we do have the capability to put additional single beds in all the other rooms.

The room configurations are as follows:

Room 1 – Queen Elizabeth’s Room ( only room with bath tub ) - King
Room 2 – Prince Philip’s Room - Kings Room – King
Room 3 – Twin
Room 4 – Queen
Room 5 – Twin
Room 6 – Queen
Room 7 – Twin
Room 8 – x2 Queens _ Family Room
Room 9 – Twin
Room 10 – Queen
Room 11 – King

Activities at Sable Valley Lodge

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Conservation & Community Projects

Take your safari to a deeper level of understanding and appreciation of Africa’s wild spaces and culture we have tailor-made “Purpose Driven Safaris" for groups and families. The program created for skilled and unskilled people, professionals in any discipline, who wish to donate their time and skills to leave a lasting and tangible difference in Zimbabwe's community and natural environment.

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Game Drives

Early morning game drives set out at the crack of dawn with one of our guides, both into the park or on our 15000acre private concession.

Mornings are usually productive with possible sightings of Hyena, Leopard, Wild Dog and the plains game.

Afternoon drives in the same areas leave at around 3pm and return by spotting torch by night. Animals and birds seen in the afternoon are prolific with sometime close encounters with the famous, majestic herd of Presidential Elephants.

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Hide Sits & Treetop platforms

Our underground Hide and Tree platform-

Now this is the focal point; with 180-degree views of sunrise and sunset, the sunken hide is positioned
for optimum photography. It is punctuated by 1000 termite mounds and is frequented daily by
resident herds of elephant, buffalo and sable.

Wine, beers and soft drinks are available and accessible all day from the built-in fridge and in cold
winter evenings, this is a wonderful space to sit being warmed by the indoor fireplace
However, If you’re more inclined to enjoy the breeze in your hair, above the Sidule Hide is the
viewing platform, guarded from the sun by leafy teak trees and set with bean bags for longer viewing
opportunities, another favorite space for our photographers. Lying up here the views of the massive
vlei sprawling out in front of you is breathtaking. In the East, looking right you will see the sun and
moon rising. Looking left to the West you will watch the sun setting in all its glory.

We’ve taken the idea of ‘hiding out’ to a level where wildlife approaches you naturally - making this the
place for the nature purist .... in its purest form. We have also constructed habitually blended wood
blinds and viewing decks on the concession where photographers can sit, in a camouflaged space and
wait for that epic shot.

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Walking Safaris

Walking safaris from your game drive vehicle or from Sable Valley with one of our Professional resident Guides either on our private concession or in The Hwange National Park. Explore the flora and fauna with the expertise of your guide and get up close to some of the big five on foot.

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