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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mala Mala is the most outstanding Private Game Reserve. It is 18,000 hectares (45,000 acres) of land adjacent to the Kruger Park. You are virtually guaranteed to see the Big Five: Lion, leopard, elephant, rhinoceros and buffalo. Likewise, the Mala Mala Seven which is the...More

Thank Staffan L
Reviewed 14 January 2018

We stayed in the Lion's Den at the newly refurbished Sable Camp. Our rooms were spectacular. I can't emphasize enough how much fun we had just sitting and watching Nyala, Guinea Fowl and Impala wander across our lawn. Further out on the Sand riverbed we...More

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Reviewed 21 September 2017

What an incredible place! Private game reserve along the Sand river in South Africa. Trip of a lifetime for myself and wife. Saw the big 5 in addition to lots of other game, some even came right up to the camp. Our guide, Robin, was...More

1  Thank Mike D
Response from MalaMalaGameReserve, Marketing at MalaMala Sable CampResponded 29 September 2017

Many thanks for the lovely review on your stay with us at MalaMala Main Camp. It gives us immense pleasure to get positive feedback from our guests and we are happy to be considered as a 'trip of a lifetime' destination. We will definitely pass...More

Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

We stayed for 3 nights at the end of our 17 day first-time trip to SA. We were 6 in our family between 71 and 12 years of age and Mala Mala lived up to our high expectations. With 6 game drives, each of between...More

Thank JBSki100
Response from MalaMalaGameReserve, Marketing at MalaMala Sable CampResponded 2 August 2017

We are pleased you had a good 'all about the wildlife' experience with us. We can see you were treated to such great wildlife viewing and in overall you enjoyed everything we had to offer. We do hope to welcome you back once again for...More

Reviewed 15 March 2017

My family traveled to Mala Mala on my first trip to South Africa and it was incredible! Facilities were incredible, rooms are fantastic, and game viewing is amazing. I could not give this camp higher marks. Our guide helped us see so many different animals....More

Thank christinebrandt12
Response from MalaMalaGameReserve, Marketing at MalaMala Sable CampResponded 22 March 2017

Dear Guest, Many thanks for this positive review, we do find pleasure in giving our guests the ultimate safari experience. Happy to hear you got to see the Big 5 , we hope to see you soon for your second trip to South Africa for...More

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24 December 2017|
Response from MalaMalaGameReserve | Property representative |
Dear Traveler, Our age requirement for Sable Camp is not changing for next year. We only allow children under the age of 12 at Sable Camp when guests book for exclusive use, hence the children's rate.
Kiri M
1 January 2017|
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Response from MalaMalaGameReserve | Property representative |
Dear Guest, Many thanks for the inquiry. Rattray’s on MalaMala is a small, only 16 guests at a time, and private camp with no children under the age of 16 years permitted at camp. It is our MOST exclusive camp offering... More
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"Try to get close to reception, the Wi-Fi service is better."
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"Most rooms overlook dry river bed that has constant flow of game"
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