Sable Alley is one of northern Botswana’s hidden gems, located in the 440,000 acre Kwhai Concession with incredible vistas overlooking a lagoon that feeds into the Sable Alley and Khwai rivers bordering the legendary Moremi Game Reserve teeming with wildlife, which means that you are never far away from the wildlife action. Part of the Natural Selection stable which comprises of a number of owner-run lodges situated in the heart of Botswana, Sable Alley offers visitors a one-of-a-kind safari experience that will leave you longing for more. Expert guides and exceptional staff are always at the ready to make your stay as memorable as possible. All the Natural Selection camps have a deep commitment to its local communities and to conserving this unique part of Africa that is one of the last wild places home to an extraordinary variety of wildlife.
An old favorite bush camp, Sable Alley was recently completely refurbished and guests can enjoy the 360-degree vistas across the lagoon from the comfort of their private tents or from the swimming pool, lounge or one of the outdoor seating areas. Home to a pod of thirty resident hippos, as well as large herds of plains game, buffalo, and elephants that come here to quench their thirst, nothing beats sipping an ice-cold G&T at the end of a long day spent on a game drive whilst enjoying the tranquility of the lagoon.
This northern edge of the Okavango Delta boasts some of the most diverse habitats including rivers, open floodplains, and mopane woodland that bring with it an exceptional array of wildlife from the sable antelope (after which the camp is named), vast herds of other plains game such as the buffalo to the elusive leopard, wild dog and lion and abundant herds of elephant. Skilled guides will take you on thrilling morning or afternoon game drives, or show you a different vantage point from a mokoro (traditional canoe) through the many waterways. There are ten stylish and spacious twin tents and two family tents available which are elevated to provide uninterrupted views across the lagoon, each one with en-suite bathrooms, private verandahs, and indoor/outdoor showers.
Whether it’s going on a tranquil mokoro safari or an exhilarating night drive, Sable Alley is a must for anyone that’s a wildlife enthusiast who is aching to explore one of Africa’s most magical and untouched corners.