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MalaMala Rattray's Camp

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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.

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Expert View

  • 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
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Our sustainable tourism rating

We handpick partners who share our commitment to protecting their environment, conserving wildlife and benefitting local communities.

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"Before you arrive, check out the wildlife documentary Massive Africa filmed entirely at MalaMala Reserve."

Indulge your passions


Adventures and activities to ensure lifetime memories are made. From unforgettable thrills to indulgent relaxation, choose those that appeal most.

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Sample Itineraries


From majestic wildlife to out of this world natural wonders, cultural melting pots and enchanting beaches, every bespoke Mahlatini journey is thrilling. Unsure where to visit? Whether it’s a bucket-list adventure, a milestone celebration or simply a much-needed escape, experience the joy with this inspiring selection of favorites.

  • Bespoke itineraries
  • Flights and transfers included
  • Best rates guaranteed
Start your unique journey


At Mahlatini, we like to make things easy for you. Browse our website for inspiration or pick up the phone. Whether you’re full of ideas or unsure of where to start, we’re here to help. Serial safari-goer or first-time visitor, we’re ready to create your ultimate tailormade itinerary.

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Call us or enquire online. Share your wish list and we’ll start planning your adventure.

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Your dedicated travel expert will be in touch within 24 hours to start designing your bespoke itinerary.

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We won’t stop refining your plans until we get the perfect trip at the best price.

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Receive your Mahlatini travel documents, pack your bags and set off on your trip of a lifetime!

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