Sable Lodge at Imire

Set in a tranquil surrounding within the game park is Sable Lodge.

**BY BOOKING ONLY**

Managed by Chris Carless and Kate Travers, a highly experienced chef and management team, Sable Lodge at Imire offers welcoming family style hospitality, fine home cooking and unsurpassed game viewing. Four of the big five guaranteed! Experience unique close up encounters with some of the world’s most intriguing and endangered animals.

You have the choice of either visiting Sable Lodge for a day trip, including a full game drive and lunch served in the game park with a visit from the elephants or rhino as a highlight of the day; or extending your stay with us to an overnight trip complete with sundowner game drive and a full three course dinner.


“The only man I envy is the man who has not yet been to Africa – for he has so much to look forward to.”

- Richard Mullin

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The opportunity to see it all in 1 day! The rate for our day trip is $60 per adult & $40 per child (aged 5-12yrs) including VAT. Infants come for free!
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The opportunity to see it all in 1 day! The rate for our day trip is $60 per adult & $40 per child (aged 5-12yrs) including VAT. Infants come for free!

DAY TRIP ITINERARY 9.30 ARRIVE AT SABLE LODGE FOR MORNING TEA 10.00 GAME DRIVE TIME 4 OF THE BIG 5 GUARANTEED! 13.00 DELICIOUS BUFFET LUNCH SERVED IN THE GAME PARK 14.30 GAME DRIVE CONTINUES 15.15 ARRIVE BACK AT SABLE LODGE FOR REFRESHMENTS 16.00 DEPARTURE

We suggest you bring sunscreen, hat & jacket - just in case. Please inform us of any dietary requirements when booking. In the unlikely event of bad weather lunch will be served at the lodge. The bill for all other beverages (excluding tea, coffee & cordial) must be settled separately at the end of the day.

Payment in cash in US dollars only. We do not take credit or debit cards at Imire.

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There are a total of 7 lodges at Sable Lodge, so even at capacity you will feel intimately immersed in the African wilderness.
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There are a total of 7 lodges at Sable Lodge, so even at capacity you will feel intimately immersed in the African wilderness.

Each thatched, en-suite villa has its own veranda as well as an inside seating area. Tea or coffee will be delivered to your room by one of our friendly staff members, to be enjoyed amidst the morning tranquillity of the bush. Families and children are always welcome. We offer lodges of varying sizes and sleeping arrangements. Room 1 and 2 – Twin Rooms Rooms 3, 4 and 5 – Double Rooms Room 6 – A family room sleeping four. (One double bed downstairs and two single beds on a mezzanine/gallery floor.) Room 7 – A family room sleeping up to six. (One double bed and up to four single beds in an adjacent partitioned room) *Please Note: Rooms 1, 2, 3 & 4 can all accommodate an extra single bed with ease if necessary for children or adults.

When possible we will check into your room before departing on the game drive. However unless the room is empty the night before check in time is 3:30pm.

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Full Board (inc game drive): Adult $140-00 Child $70-00 (5-12yrs) Dinner Bed & Breakfast: Adult $80-00 Child $50-00 (5-12yrs) Infants come for free!
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Full Board (inc game drive): Adult $140-00 Child $70-00 (5-12yrs) Dinner Bed & Breakfast: Adult $80-00 Child $50-00 (5-12yrs) Infants come for free!

We suggest you aim to arrive at either 9.30am or 3.00pm depending on which day you prefer to join our game drive.

OVERNIGHT ITINERARY: 9.30 ARRIVE AT SABLE LODGE FOR MORNING TEA 10.00 GAME DRIVE TIME 4 OF THE BIG 5 GUARANTEED!! 13.00 DELICIOUS BUFFET LUNCH SERVED IN THE GAME PARK 14.30 GAME DRIVE CONTINUES 15.15 ARRIVE BACK AT SABLE LODGE FOR REFRESHMENTS 17:30 SUNDOWNER GAME DRIVE 19:00 DINNER IS SERVED 8:00 (FOLLOWING DAY) BREAKFAST IS SERVED. 9:30 DEPARTURE. *Please note an overnight stay is 24 hours. An afternoon arrival itinerary will be the same as above, but run from 16:00 to 15:30 the following day. Overnight stays include a delicious three course supper, best enjoyed with a tasty bottle of South African wine. We put our heart and soul into our dishes – not to mention our tasty home grown vegetables and free range Imire Beef! Enjoy a nightcap by the fire after dinner, with the option to wake up early and seize the opportunity to walk with the Imire rhino or elephant through the game park. (Optional activities, additional cost)


Extra Activities

A little something for everyone…


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$30
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$30

Start your day with an early morning stroll alongside our rhino against the back drop of iconic Castle Kopje. Get up close and personal with these incredible endangered animals whilst learning about their habits, behaviours and the conservation efforts to protect them.

horseridiing
$30 for 1 Hour / $60 for 2 hours (Full or half day trips available on request)
horseridiing
$30 for 1 Hour / $60 for 2 hours (Full or half day trips available on request)

Explore the vast savannah plains and miombo woodlands of Imire on horseback. Available to experienced riders, there is no better way to immerse yourself in Imire’s beauty and wildlife than on horseback safari.

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Adult $30/person
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Adult $30/person

Enjoy a once in a lifetime up close and personal experience with our resident elephant herd. Begin your day with a steaming cup of coffee, whilst in the presence of these majestic creatures, allowing an opportunity to witness and learn first-hand about their behaviour and different personalities. Coffee is followed by an intimate bush walk, guided by our knowledgeable handlers, following these gentle giants as they begin their day under gorgeous African Skies.

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$10 per Adult / $5 per Child
SAMSUNG CSC
$10 per Adult / $5 per Child

Explore this national monument and marvel at ancient rock art paintings that date back 2000 years. Imire are given privileged permission by the local chief to visit this monument. The proceeds of your visit benefit the surrounding community.

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Free for overnight guests
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Free for overnight guests

Enjoy a birding tour walking the conservancy with our knowledgeable guides. Imire is home to more than 150 different species of birdlife.

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Free for overnighters and day-trippers, otherwise $10 per person - on request
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Free for overnighters and day-trippers, otherwise $10 per person - on request

Our stunning dams are brimming with bream, bass and catfish. Cast from the shore or head out in one of our canoes. Relax by the shade of the reeds and wait for a bite.