MalaMala Rattray's Camp
MalaMala Rattray’s Camp is a classic style safari camp set in the MalaMala Game Reserve, the safari industry’s blueprint for the luxury photographic safari. In existence since 1927, the reserve offers a truly outstanding wildlife encounters. It has an unfenced boundary with the world-renowned Kruger National Park. MalaMala Rattray’s Camp’s focus is on the safari experience itself. It has a maximum of only 4 guests per vehicle and offers some of the best guides in the business.
A maximum of only 16 guests can stay at the camp in the 8 luxury suites. Each spacious suite offers an atmosphere of lush seclusion and boasts spectacular views of the Sand River where wildlife of all shapes and sizes can be viewed whilst taking a dip in the private plunge pool, cooling off in the outdoor shower or enjoying a massage on the deck. Sumptuous meals can be enjoyed in a variety of locations including the “boma,” the deck, the dining room or in the privacy and comfort of your own suite.
- Some of the very best wildlife photographic opportunities on the planet
- Southern Africa’s finest and most consistent Big 5 game viewing
- Totally exclusive - no time limit on sightings and no “queue-to-view” and only 4 guests per vehicle
- See the ‘MalaMala 7’ – lion, leopard, rhino, buffalo, elephant, cheetah, and wild dog
At a glance
- 8 Luxury Suites
- 16 years +
- Open All Year
- Family Rooms
- All Inclusive
"Before you arrive, check out the wildlife documentary Massive Africa filmed entirely at MalaMala Reserve."
Adventures and activities to ensure lifetime memories are made. From unforgettable thrills to indulgent relaxation, choose those that appeal most.
Big 5 Safari
Guided Walking Safari
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We routinely go the extra mile to ensure that we not only plan the perfect itinerary but ensure that you're in good hands at every stage of your journey. That's why we are especially proud to maintain an overall client satisfaction rating of 98%.
Honeymoon to South Africa & Seychelles
Absolutely amazing!! Everything happened with zero issues or stress from beginning to end. We appreciated the thorough itinerary, guides, and hotel concierge. We were treated like their most important client everywhere we went. We have Steve to thank for setting up the most perfect honeymoon!!Read full review
holiday to South Africa
The overall experience was amazing! Everything was well-coordinated and went according to plan. Great game viewing, great accommodation and the transfers between lodges went according to plan. Was very impressed with the meet and greet team - on arrival they helped me sort out a local sim card wh…Read full review
Honeymoon to South Africa & Mauritius
Mind blowing, relaxing, and just perfection. After all the craziness of 2020, this trip really took our breaths away and was exactly what we looking for and more.Read full review