Mala Mala Game Reserve
Tribes Style: Delux
- Superb game viewing including the Big 5
- Choice of 3 luxury camps, all with pools
- Air conditioned accommodation and social areas
- Special children's programme at Mala Mala Main Camp
- Day and night drives and guided walks
Open: Mala Mala Game Reserve is open all year.
Location: This 13,300 ha private reserve has a 19km border (unfenced) with Kruger National Park, and is between the national park and Sabi Sand Reserve.
Rooms: There are 3 camps: Mala Mala Main Camp, Sable Camp and Rattray’s on MalaMala.
Mala Mala Main Camp has 10 luxury suites (85m2), 8 luxury rooms (55m2) and 1 single room (40m2). All have private bathrooms, hairdryers and insect repellent, climate control (air con and heating), minibar, tea and coffee makers, safe and direct dial phone. Each has a private deck. Some rooms can take a 3rd adult or 2 children. There is a specially adapted suite for disabled clients.
Sable Camp has 5 luxury suites and a 2-bedroom Lion’s Den Suite, all 85m2. They feature en-suite bathrooms with hairdryers, climate control, direct dial phones, safes, minibars and tea and coffee making facilities. The Lion’s Den suite has its own sitting room. Some suites can sleep a 3rd adult.
Rattray’s on MalaMala has 8 luxury suites (128m2) or ‘khayas’, each with a maximum capacity of 2 guests. All have en-suite bathrooms with a double shower and bathtub, plus an outdoor shower. They have full climate control, safe, minibar, tea and coffee makers, direct dial phone and TV and DVD player on request. Outdoors each has a deck with river views and a heated plunge pool. There are indoor and outdoor eating areas.
Activities You can go on day and night game drives (max. 6 guests per vehicle at Main Camp and Sable, and 4 guests at Rattray’s) and guided nature walks.
Mala Mala Main Camp has a large lounge, dining room and bar, all cooled by air conditioning. The library contains a TV, DVD player and has internet access. The expansive deck is ideal for viewing wildlife by the Sand River. There is an impressive infinity pool, a small gym with a selection of exercise machines, weights and a steam room. Massages can be arranged on request. The camp has a boutique selling clothes, jewellery and handicrafts.
Sable Camp has a dining room, bar and library with TV, DVD player and internet access. All are air conditioned. There is a large deck overlooking the Sand River. There is a pool below the camp. Guests at Sable can use the gym and boutique at Mala Mala Main Camp nearby.
Rattray’s on MalaMala has a library stocked with reference books and artworks, an air conditioned lounge, bar, boutique and small gym. Massages can be arranged. There is a large viewing and dining deck and an infinity pool.
Dining: Meals are served at individual tables in the dining room or on the deck. At Mala Mala Main camp dinners are often eaten in the boma.
Mala Mala Main Camp – children of all ages are welcome. Children under 4 years are not allowed on game drives (unless in a private vehicle) or in the boma for dinner. The camp offers a special programme of activities for children aged between 4 and 12, who are given backpack containing an animal checklist and colouring book.
Sable Camp - children aged 12 years and over are welcome.
Rattray’s on MalaMala – children aged 16 years and over are welcome.
Health: This is a malarial area.
Call: 01473 890499
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