It’s all about wildlife

MalaMala Game Reserve is the safari industry’s gold standard.
They offer an unparalleled wildlife and luxury safari experience in South Africa, since 1927.
  • The largest private big five reserve
  • The first reserve to transition from hunting to photographic safaris
  • No time limit on sightings

MalaMala’s sightings reach
100s of millions of people!

MalaMala is not just known for its luxury and wildlife, but also for the extraordinary wildlife sightings that have captured the world’s attention through hundreds of millions of views online. Explore some of the most viral moments recorded on MalaMala.

Watch some sightings from MalaMala:

Choose from 3 camps, each offering a unique blend of luxury, comfort, and unrivaled wildlife encounters.

MalaMala Camp:

MalaMala Camp is the epitome of classic style and comfort in the wilderness. Nestled between lush riverine forest and the Sand River, this camp offers an authentic safari experience with a touch of luxury. Its prime location ensures spectacular views and close encounters with a rich variety of wildlife.

  • Accommodations: Spacious, elegantly furnished rooms with private decks offering panoramic views of the surrounding wilderness.
  • Dining: Enjoy gourmet meals prepared with fresh ingredients, served in a variety of stunning settings — from elegant indoor dining areas to enchanting al fresco spots along the riverbank.
  • Amenities: Features include a swimming pool, a well-stocked library, a boutique shop, and a bar area where guests can relax and share stories of their safari adventures.
  • Prices: Starting from $1,050+- (USD) per person sharing per night

Sable Camp:

Sable Camp is a more intimate and private retreat, offering a personalized and secluded safari experience. Ideal for those seeking tranquility and exclusivity, Sable Camp accommodates a smaller number of guests and provides a serene setting overlooking the Sand River.

  • Accommodations: Luxurious suites designed with privacy in mind, each featuring individual plunge pools and beautiful river views.
  • Dining: Personal chefs craft exquisite dishes that can be enjoyed in the privacy of your suite or in the communal dining area.
  • Amenities: Private lounging areas, a central fire pit for evening gatherings, and a dedicated team to ensure a bespoke safari experience.
  • Prices: Starting from $1,100+- (USD) per person sharing per night

Rattray’s Camp

Rattray’s Camp offers an exclusive fusion of vintage charm and modern elegance. This camp is ideal for those who appreciate the finer details of a luxury safari experience. With a focus on personal service, Rattray’s provides a deeply individualized and sophisticated stay.

  • Accommodations: Each khaya (Zulu for ‘home’) combines historical charm with contemporary luxury, featuring heated pools for winter and outdoor showers for a close-to-nature feel.
  • Dining: The dining experience at Rattray’s is a culinary journey, with meals served in majestic settings that complement the exquisite cuisine. Private dining can be arranged in your khaya for a romantic evening.
  • Amenities: A secluded spa, a fitness center overlooking the bush, and private decks for uninterrupted views of the game-filled landscape.
  • Prices: Starting from $1,650+- (USD) per person sharing per night
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