Mala Mala

Mala Mala Game Reserve is possibly the most well-known private wildlife reserve in the Sabi Sands and has long been regarded as one of the top big game viewing destinations in the world. Mala Mala is set in pristine bush surroundings on the banks of the Sand River. As proud custodians of the biggest tract of private land adjacent to the Kruger National Park, Mala Mala are dedicated to wildlife and environmental preservation. And when it comes to the guest experience, the emphasis is is on game viewing and making sure that guests have the most up close and intensive safari experience possible. Wildlife photographers in particular are in heaven at Mala Mala! Sightings of the Big Five are practically an everyday experience and passionate guides and skilled trackers ensure that game drives are like being in a National Geographic documentary!

There are three lodges –  Mala Mala Main Camp is the largest camp. It is steeped in history and with green lawns is best camp for families. Mala Mala Sable Camp is a more intimate version of Main Camp and does not take children under 12. The large suites at  Rattray’s on Mala Mala are very luxurious with private heated  plunge pools and all the mod cons. Game drives at Rattray’s are restricted to only four people per vehicle. At all of the Mala Mala lodges you can expect the finest safari experience in one of the top private game reserves in South Africa and the world.


MalaMala Sable Camp

Mala Mala Sable Camp

Situated in the prime game viewing territory of the legendary Sabi Sand Private Game Reserve, Mala Mala Sable Camp offers a truly exclusive and intimate safari experience. With space for a maximum of 14 guests, the luxurious Sable Camp looks out over the magnificent Sand River and guarantees some of the best game viewing on the continent. Ideal for guests who are after a more intimate safari experience, Sable Camp is made up of five individually decorated suites that are spacious and comfortable.

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MalaMala Main Camp

Mala Mala Main Camp

Everything about Mala Mala Main Camp, which is situated between the Sabi Sand Game Reserve and the Kruger National Park, is designed to absorb the breath taking views of the surrounding landscapes. From the floodplains beyond the camp, to the granite outcrops of Sithlawayise and Campbell Koppies that stand guard over the area, on down to the magnificent Sand River that winds its way through the sanctuary bringing life to each and every eco-system that flourishes in the area.

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Rattray’s At MalaMala

Rattray’s at Mala Mala

Sharing an open border with the Kruger National Park, Rattray’s on Mala Mala is situated on the banks of the Sand River on the Sabi Sands Game Reserve. This private conservation area is renowned for its excellent game viewing and breathtakingly beautiful, untamed surrounds. Offering a glimpse into an era long passed, Rattray’s on Mala Mala pays homage to the earliest travellers to Southern Africa, with a combination of the opulence of regal colonial style and the magic of wild Africa.

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