Welcome to Sable Valley, known for its sprawling grassy plains and abundance of wildlife diversity. The Dete Vlei, home to Sable Valley, provides scenic landscapes of exceptional and rare beauty, sustaining an ecosystem of remarkable habitat and species, all whilst maintains its ecological resilience and amazing natural phenomena. The Vlei is home to robust populations of some of the world most endangered large mammals such as Cheetah, Wild Dog & Leopard. The natural habitats of the nominated area are diverse, with 1070 plant species which include about 255 trees and shrubs and over 202 grasses, 470 species of bird and 100 specials of mammal. The Dete Vlei plays a pivotal role of the conservation of wildlife. This pristine concession is co-managed and protected by Forestry Commission and The Amalinda Safari Collection’s Mother Africa Trust anti poaching unit.
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  • The Mother Africa Trust attempts to put local children back at school while supplying families with monthly supplementary foods, with the aim of introducing sustainable projects in that area to allow the locals to help themselves.
  • Mother Africa Trust helps the Ethandweni Home for Orphans to take care of 35 children who were abandoned or who lost their families due to Aids.
  • Mother Africa Trust supports local children living with disabilities.
  • It is said that educating the girl child is educating the nation. Mother Africa Trust looks to empower local girls with schooling and provide them with supplementary food.
  • Mother Africa Trust is currently fundraising towards the building of a much needed clinic in Ward 17 of Matobo district.
  • The Mother Africa Trust made an immense contribution towards the Matobo Rhino Fence project and continues to support this project.

Sable Valley offers gourmet cuisine, with both buffet and cooked breakfast, along with a 2-course lunch & 3-course dinner. Meals can be enjoyed at a communal Captain’s Table, alongside fellow guests and guides in the true African-style.

Guests can experience a truly unique dining experience, beneath the vast African sky, with views across the countryside rich in local fauna and flora and serenaded by the sounds of the wild. There’s nothing like the African wilderness to work up a healthy appetite.



Walking Safari

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. 

Walking Safari

Hides Sits

Enjoy watching the abundance of wildlife in one of our amazing Pan Sits or Hide Sits, these well hidden sits are an amazing place to witness the true beaut of the Hwange National Park.

Hides Sits

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.

Game Drives

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.

Conservation & Community Projects


Sable Valley

Nature... At It's Purest!

Sable Valley has 11 rooms.

  • Room 1 – Queens Room ( only room with bath tub ) – King
  • Room 2 – 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

The rooms are built back into the teak forest and are all pool facing. The pool is surrounded by day bed kiosks/salas. Not far from the pool area is a relaxing space for families to make pizzas in our pizza oven after taking a dip.

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