Useful information to know for guests travelling to Mala Mala Game Reserve in the Greater Kruger area of South Africa.
Mala Mala Useful Info
Children at Mala Mala
- Mala Mala Main Camp - Children of all ages are welcome (there is a Young Rangers programme available).
- Sable Camp - No children under the age of 12.
- Rattray's on Mala Mala - No children under the age of 16.
Dress CodeThe dress code is casual but neutral colours are recommended on game drives. A sweater could be required at any time, and during the winter months (May to September) very warm clothes, including a windbreaker (anorak), are essential.
NOTE: Gentlemen are requested to wear long pants to dinner in the evenings.
WeatherThe climate over most of Southern Africa is temperate. It is usually hot and humid in the Mpumalanga region. Short but heavy summer thunderstorms can occur in the late afternoon and evening. The rainy season falls during the summer months from October to March. South Africa has one of the highest average numbers of sunshine hours in the world.
MalariaMalaria is endemic to the Mpumalanga region of the country including Mala Mala Game Reserve and the Kruger National Park. No guest has ever reported contracting it after visiting Mala Mala, but precautions are nonetheless recommended in the interest of personal safety.
Drinking WaterAll water in the Mala Mala camps is filtered to the highest standards and is guaranteed perfectly safe for drinking.
Power Supply220v A.C. current is available 24 hours a day.
Internet Connection and DVD PlayersAll Mala Mala camps have a 512k internet connection available for guests (via satellite link). If guests have their own laptops they can also connect to the internet in the Monkey Club. Guests staying at Rattray's on Mala Mala have internet, email facilities, satellite TV and DVD players within their own suites.
Sable Camp and Mala Mala Main Camp each have a communal DVD player. The DVD players are equipped with multi card readers, enabling guests to view their digital photos through the television.