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Mala Mala Game Reserve

Ehlanzeni, South Africa


Mala Mala Camp and Sable Camp are set in beautiful surroundings on the banks of the Sand River. The accommodation continues the African theme with spacious bungalows under thatch. In accordance with our conservation policies, we cater for no more than fifty guests at a time. Mala Mala Game Reserve is the largest private Big Five game reserve in South Africa.


Comprising of 33 000 acres, Mala Mala shares a 19km unfenced border with the world-renowned Kruger National Park and lies strategically sandwiched between the National Park and the Sabi Sand Reserve.
Map co-ordinates: -24.798914, 31.526747


The 18 luxury rooms at Mala Mala Camp consist of twin or double rooms, suites, family rooms and a disabled suite. The 7 luxury suites at Sable Camp afford the discerning traveller with a more exclusive experience. Amenities within the rooms at both camps include two en-suite "His" and "Hers" bathrooms per bedroom; heated towel racks; insect-proof screening on all windows and sliding doors, mini bars in all bedrooms, hair dryers & a mini safe in each bedroom.


  • Mala Mala Main Camp is the oldest and most historical private game reserve in South Africa.
  • Lion, Leopard, Elephant, Buffalo and Rhinoceros can all be seen when staying at the Mala Mala Game Reserve.
  • The focus of the Rattray's safaris continues to reflect the ethos of the reserve over the past forty years - game viewing.
  • The Rattray's camp experience is exclusive, with each of the eight comfortable suites occupying its' own elevated site overlooking the Sand River.

At A Glimpse

Combining humble opulence and romantic exclusivity with unrivalled game viewing, Rattray’s on Mala Mala is the premier safari destination for those seeking to experience the wild heart of Africa.

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