Hunt Sable in Zambia
Rifle – Bow – Crossbow 1x1 Only $6,500!
2023 / 2024
Hunt Sable in Zambia
TROPHY FEES INCLUDED FOR:
- 1 - Sable Bull
- 1 - Impala Ram
- 1 - Grey Duiker
Safari Package Includes:
- 7 Full Hunting Days
- 2 Travel Days
- 8 Nights of Lodging
- 3 Trophy Fees
- All Licenses and Permits
- VAT on Lodging / Daily Rates
- PH, Tracker, and Safari Vehicle
- All Food and Beverages
- Field Prep of Trophies
- Delivery of Trophies to Dip & Pack / Taxidermy
- R/T Road Transportation from Livingstone
Add an Observer for $150 / Day
Add Hunting Days for $500 / Day
Add $250 for Rifle Rental including Ammo
Add $250 for Rifle Import Fee and $2 / Bullet Tax
The Zambian Sable
The sable found in Zambia is known as Zambian Sable (aka the West Tanzanian or West Zambian sable) and is found north of the Zambezi river.
The Sable Hunting Area
Your hunt for Sable in Zambia will occur on a privately-owned 12,000-acre reserve located on the Zambezi Plateau in southern Zambia, 30 km east of Kalomo Town. This private hunting reserve was developed over 10 years ago and now boasts over 160 head of sable. The area consists of pristine miombo woodlands, forests, and thickets.
The Zambian Sable Hunt
Your sable hunt will occur on a private reserve of 12,000 acres. A typical hunting day will begin by driving to an area that sables tend to frequent and then getting out and scouting on foot until a suitable sable bull is spotted. Then you will proceed to stalk to within comfortable shooting range of the sable and hopefully, your sable trophy bull will soon be in the salt!
Other species are available on this hunt including Crawshaw Defassa Waterbuck, Lichtenstein Hartebeest, Roan, Chobi Bushbuck, Puku, Sharps Grysbuck, Common Reedbuck, Nyala, Oribi, Blue Wildebeest, Greater Southern Kudu, Impala, Warthog, Common Duiker, and Bushpig.
The Sable Hunting Camp
During your hunt for sable in Zambia you will stay in a 3-star tented camp set deep in the Zambian bush. The camp receives its power via electrical generators. Hunters will stay in separate permanent African-safari-style tents with ensuite bathrooms. These tents feature comfortable bedding and offer an authentic African safari experience. Using either solar or generator power charging systems can charge your cameras and other devices. Cellular phone service and internet service are available in the camp.
Meet & Greet
Guests fly into Livingstone, Zambia. The outfitter’s staff will personally meet and greet you in Livingstone at Harry Mwanga Nkumbula international airport
You will need to book your flight from your home country to Johannesburg (O.R Tambo international airport). From there you will need to book a connecting flight to Livingstone (Harry Mwanga Nkumbula international airport) Zambia. The outfitter recommends booking with South African Airways as it allows for the transportation of rifles. Persons under the age of 18 traveling to and from South Africa need additional documentation!
Standard legislation pertaining to the carriage of weapons and ammunition for each destination will apply. Passengers entering South Africa with onward international flights may have their firearms and ammunition checked through to their final destination. Be aware that such firearms and ammunition may be blocked by airport baggage screening staff for inspection, which will require the airline to page each passenger to proceed to a designated baggage reconciliation area, where you will be required to open any bags containing ammunition for inspection. Please ask to have your rifle checked directly to Livingstone (Harry Mwanga Nkumbula International Airport) Zambia.
Visas are required for most passports. Most visas can be purchased at the airport or border in United States Dollars cash. Keep a flight or tour itinerary and / or copy of air ticket handy. The outfitter will send you a letter stating you will be hosted by them in Zambia.
Departure from camp is planned for the early morning after breakfast. We would have to leave early since it’s a 5 hour drive from Camp. You can either choose to overnight in Livingstone at the Avani Victoria Falls Resort or Royal Livingstone hotel or transfer directly to your pre-scheduled international connecting flight back home via Johannesburg (O.R Tambo international).
Livingstone is located at the world-famous Victoria Falls, one of the seven natural wonders of the world. Several activities are available for you and/or your family either before or after your safari.
- Curio Shopping
- Viewing the falls
- Day trips to Chobe National Park in Botswana
- Walking with Lions
- Riding Elephants
- High Tea at the famous Victoria Falls Hotel
- Zambezi River Dinner Cruise to see Crocs and Hippos
Guests fly in to Livingstone, Zambia. The outfitter’s staff will personally meet and greet you in Livingstone at Harry Mwanga Nkumbula international airport. Livingstone is on the Zambia side of the great Victoria Falls. Short tours can be arranged after your safari.
The local currency is Zambian Kwacha. There are numerous banks and bureau de change shops. USD and all other major currencies are widely accepted though it will likely be convenient to have some local currency during your stay. ATM machines are available.
Medication, Medical Insurance & Evacuation Insurance
Malaria is endemic in Zambia. We suggest that you consult your doctor beforehand and inform them that you will be visiting a malaria area. Travelers carrying prescription medicine must carry a copy of their prescription with them at all times. Benadryl is a controlled substance in Zambia. Be sure to get a prescription or find some alternative medicine to substitute for it. It is also imperative that you have adequate medical insurance that includes evacuation in the event of an emergency.
The deposit to book this hunt and reserve dates is 50% of the package and any observers. The balance of the safari is due in cash or by wire transfer before departing camp.
No refund of the deposit will be made if the safari is canceled 9 months or less before commencement.
EXCLUSIONS: International Airfare / Charter Flights / Before or After Safari Meals and Accommodations / Rifle Import Fee ($250) and $2 per Bullet Tax or Rifle Rental ($250) including Ammo Used / Dip and Pack / Taxidermy / Shipping of Trophies / Hunting License ($250) / Visa on Entry ($50 US Cash per Person) / Gratuities / 5% Community Support Fund on Trophy Fees Only (Optional)
Hunt # ZA-BB-Sable
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