Room Overview

Location: South Africa–>Kruger National Park–>Mala Mala Private Game Reserve

Accommodation Type: Lodge

Good For: Couple/Romantic, Family

Mala Mala – 16 000 hectares of the Sabi Sand’s single largest privately owned game reserve, an award winning safari destination, and an unfenced gem of densely populated lowveld. Home to various habitats, themselves host to a multitude of bird, mammal, and fish species – ranging from its Big Five territory to its twilight soaked viewing decks and luxury accommodation. Camps are decorated with genuine original bronzes and animal trophies from this area, steeped in its history.

Rattray’s at Mala Mala is highly exclusive, owing to its small size. Luxury chalet units called “khayas” are all finished with wooden floors and under-floor heating – ensuring perfect comfort in summer or winter months. Suites are constructed on individual, removed platforms, dominating a series of sublime views over the Sand River.

From its exquisite outdoor dining, luxury plunge pools, access to boundless wildlife and well appointed luxury suites, Mala Mala’s Rattray’s camp is a colonial themed wonderland, nestled into the trees and truely making the Sabi its home.

Room aminities


1 Kingsize bed

2 People



Room service

Hotel Details


Accommodation at Rattray’s includes luxury suites or ‘khayas’ with wooden floors and underfloor heating, en-suite bathrooms, climate control, individual satellite television and laptop computers, internet connectivity (on request), secluded gardens, wooden decks and heated plunge pools.


Mala Mala Game Reserve is proud home to more than 200 mammal species, including its Big Five population (lion, elephant, rhino, buffalo and leopard), hyena and wild dog, cheetah, giraffe and various antelope, hippo, and warthog.


  • Game drives
  • Night drives
  • Walking safaris


  • Cellphone Reception
  • Wi-Fi
  • Game Drives
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wellness & Spa
  • Child Friendly



  • Federal Air operates a daily scheduled flight service from O.R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) directly into the MalaMala airfield (AAM) in the MalaMala Game Reserve (a 29-seater Jetstream 41 turboprop aircraft).
  • DAILY Johannesburg [O.R. Tambo] TO MalaMala (Departure – Arrival)
  • 09h30 / 10h40
  • 11h00 / 12h30
  • 13h00 / 14h10
  • DAILY MalaMala TO Johannesburg [O.R. Tambo] (Departure – Arrival)
  • 11h00 / 12h10
  • 13h00 / 14h30
  • Regular scheduled flights to KMIA (Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport) with SA Airlink.


  • Mala Mala Game Reserve is a five and a half hour drive from Johannesburg
  • Motorists from Johannesburg turn left off the N4 at Nelspruit and proceed to Hazyview along the R40 via White River
  • At Hazyview turn right along the R536 towards Skukuza (Paul Kruger Gate) for 37.5 km
  • At the MalaMala Game Reserve sign turn left onto a gravel road and follow the MalaMala road signs to the camp for 29km.
  • There is a vehicle entrance fee into the Sabi Sand Wildtuin, payable on arrival and the gates close at 22h00.
  • We would appreciate it if all car arrivals telephoned the camps from Hazyview to advise of their expected arrival in approximately 90 minutes. MalaMala Tel: (013) 735 9200
  • You will need to pay a gate entrance fee of R160 per vehicle and R40 per person. Entrance fee subject to change at any stage.


  • Direct charter flights are available in to the MalaMala airstrip in chartered, pressurised aircraft
  • The MalaMala private airstrip boasts an all weather surface and is equipped with aeronautical communication facilities
  • The costs are dependent on the number of guests, type of aircraft requested and flying distance
  • A private charter has many advantages – flight times are arranged to suit guest’s requirements, check-in and luggage handling is quicker and more efficient, guests have a choice of airports in and around Johannesburg or South Africa and it is convenient for guests whose itinerary may require a transfer to a destination where direct scheduled flights are not available
  • On arrival guests will be met by representatives from the camps


  • An alternative to consider on the journey to and from MalaMala Game Reserve is the “Panoramic Transfer”
  • This trip, with a qualified guide in a luxury air-conditioned microbus, takes you through some of the most spectacular scenery South Africa has to offer
  • In order to fully appreciate and to take in the natural beauty of the Panorama Tour one needs a full day. However for those with limited time, a half day option is available
  • The scenic route includes:
  • God’s Window
  • Blyde River Canyon
  • A waterfall (weather and time depending)
  • The full day tour’s scenic highlights include the following, depending on time limits and weather conditions:
  • God’s Window and the Pinnacle
  • Graskop
  • Blyde River Canyon
  • Bourke’s Luck Potholes and the Three Rondavels
  • Lisbon Falls
  • Sabie and Lone Creek Falls
  • Pilgrims Rest
  • Mac Mac falls and Mac Mac Pools
  • Cost includes services of a registered tour guide, transfers in an air-conditioned vehicle; all entrance fees where applicable and iced bottled water. Cost excludes lunch.

GPS: -24.7975 (latitude) 31.5475 (longitude)


Luxury Suitet 01 Jan 2014 – 31 Dec 2014
PPS INR60333
Single INR90500

Prices included are air-conditioned, en-suite accommodation, all meals and snacks; laundry service, transfers to and from the MalaMala Game Reserve airstrip. Game drives in open 4×4 safari vehicles conducted by an experienced ranger, and nature walks.

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