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Unnamed Road, Kruger National Park 1353 South Africa See on map
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Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Pool
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great lodge, beautiful landscape, rich habitat and wildlife and moreover fantastic individual ranger care. Due to our ranger Joe (thanks Joe, couldn’t have been better!) we had an extraordinary family trip, exceeding all our expectations. Weather was a bit mixed but not relevant, the lodge...More

Date of stay: January 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I were fortunate enough to visit Rattarays at Mala Mala last month. Having come highly recommended our expectations going in were high. Not only did Rattaray’s not disappoint, it surpassed all expectations. The experience was moving, inspiring and awe-filled. This was the...More

Date of stay: November 2018
1  Thank JRedd81
Reviewed 10 December 2018

Confronted with a staggering number of options to choose from, my wife and I didn’t know where to begin when we finally decided we were going to go on safari for vacation. We both had a short list of what we wanted to see and...More

Date of stay: October 2018
2  Thank mfiugalski
Reviewed 12 November 2018 via mobile

Amazing luxury safari experience! I have been on numerous safaris and Mala Mala Rattray’s is spectacular! The property and the game drives were amazing, thanks to Michael who is an amazing ranger! Would definitely recommend it!!! Thanks!

Date of stay: November 2018
1  Thank Seb123-traveler
Reviewed 11 November 2018 via mobile

We fully expected Meryl Streep and Robert Redford to appear around each corner. From our initial greeting by Manager Johan, through Maitre’D Trevor’s deft attentiveness to every personal desire, our time at MalaMala exceeded every possible expectation. And Ranger Bruce, who labored with a cold...More

Date of stay: November 2018
1  Thank dgwjr1
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MalaMala Game Reserve is the Safari Industry's blueprint to the luxury photographic safari. In existence since 1927, this massive thriving tract of land produces the most exciting wildlife experience More this side of the equator. MalaMala Game Reserve is the largest private Big Five game reserve in South Africa. Comprising 13 300 ha (33 000 acres), MalaMala shares a 19 km (12 mile) unfenced border with the world-renowned Kruger National Park, and lies strategically sandwiched between the National Park and the Sabi Sand Reserve. For over four decades, Michael Rattray has remained focused on his objective to preserve and protect the land over which he is custodian. Allowing nature to move to its innate rhythm, guests experience today what the forefathers of the African Safari would have experienced at the turn of the century. This philosophy has paid off, as experienced by a veritable collection of photojournalists and film-makers who have made MalaMala their destination of choice to capture footage of wildlife viewing that would rival any Hollywood production for thrilling and breathtaking animal encounters. MalaMala's Camps (MalaMala Main Camp, Sable Camp and Rattray's on MalaMala) are the embodiment of an authentic safari experience pioneered at a time when the safari was simple - unassuming camps, vast sweeping plains, the African sky and the bush in all its splendour. Wellness was the feeling after a long day in the wild. Cigars were shared without pomp and ceremony. Guests to MalaMala will still spend hours beneath an inky sky in the traditional boma exchanging stories from the wild - a sumptuous meal, good company and relaxed faces warmed by the crackling fire, accompanied by the nocturnal symphony of sound. Less
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Room Service
Free Internet
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Minibar
Beachfront
Spa
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Number of rooms
8
Also Known As
Mala Mala Rattray`s Camp Hotel Mala Mala Private Game Reserve
Location
South Africa > Kruger National Park > Sabi Sand Game Reserve > Mala Mala Private Game Reserve
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Number of rooms
8
Also Known As
Mala Mala Rattray`s Camp Hotel Mala Mala Private Game Reserve
Location
South Africa > Kruger National Park > Sabi Sand Game Reserve > Mala Mala Private Game Reserve
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Fiona H
9 January 2015|
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Hi there For information on the weather at MalaMala please visit the weather page, under useful information on our website. As far as wildlife goes there is not much difference in the viewing - it is spectacular all year... More
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"All 8 houses are identical"
GT148Wolf
1 week ago
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"You can't go wrong with any room"
mfiugalski
10 Dec 2018
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"We had Khaya 8, farthest from the main Lodge but so wonderfully private and secluded!"
388jamien
22 Jul 2018
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"Our Khaya was close to the Main lodge area which was very convenient for meals and drives."
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21 Nov 2017
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