Mala Mala Game Reserve - South Africa


MalaMala is a large privately owned game reserve neighbouring the Sabi Sands Game Reserve and shares a common border with the famed Kruger National Park. Internationally renowned and award-winning MalaMala Game Reserve in South Africa is a sprawling 13 300 hectares and lies on the Sand River. It is one of the oldest and more established private reserves in the greater Kruger Park region. Cheetahs spotted on game drive in Mala Mala Game Reserve.

MalaMala Safari Lodges

Many years of superb service has resulted in the satisfaction of MalaMala guests. Relax in the unpretentious elegance and style of one of the finest safari experiences in Africa at MalaMala Main Camp and at mealtimes succumb to the temptations of the sumptuous treats catered for by the professional chefs. Dinner is served under the stars in a reed enclosed boma and is announced by the sound of African drums.

MalaMala Main Camp

MalaMala Main Camp bedroom suite with amazing views.MalaMala Main Camp caters for families and offers accommodation with air-con and en-suite bathrooms. Unpretentious elegance and style with spectacular views, makes this the choice for the discerning guest. 'Junior Rangers' are taken on bush safari's which are both educational and entertaining.

Rattrays Camp

Rattray's Camp.Rattrays Camp offers safari accommodation in luxury suites. Guests can look forward to dinners out on the wooden safari deck after experiencing amazing game viewing. Each Khaya (zulu for "home") boasts its own private heated plunge pool and outdoor shower for an ultimate nature experience.

Sable Camp

Sable Camp at MalaMala Private Game Reserve.Sable Camp is a luxurious camp in MalaMala Game Reserve which accommodates guests in comfortable suites. Sable Camp has a traditional boma, swimming pool and a deck which has excellent views. Sable Camp is ideal for guests looking for a smaller camp which has a relaxing environment.

Top 5 safari activities


  • Learn about the mythology of stars while Stargazing

  • Gain new skills while on Photographic Safaris

  • Discover the regions nocturnal animals on night game drives

  • See the regions many birds while on bush walks

  • Fantastic game drives with experienced rangers

What to do at MalaMala Game Reserve

Guests have many things to do on a MalaMala safari in South Africa. Activities include photographic safaris, stargazing and day and night game drives to see the spectacular Mala Mala wildlife. The game viewing drives are conducted in open 4-wheel drive vehicles which allows for better game viewing. Night drives provide guests with the opportunity to view nocturnally active creatures and walking safaris with an armed ranger can be arranged on request.

Read more in our Mala Mala Safari Guide

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