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    MalaMala Sable Camp

    Paul Kruger Gate Road, Kruger National Park 2116, South Africa
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    31/12/2017 01/01/2018
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    Reviewed 22 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

    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 27 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

    Reviewed 10 February 2017

    We visited South Africa and Botswana to view and photograph game. We arrived as family of 15 on a one hour air charter from Johannesburg. MalaMala Camp is two camps--the main MalaMala Camp and the smaller MalaMala Sable Camp--located close to one another. We stayed...More

    Thank ddt960
    Reviewed 21 January 2017

    We were a group of 19 friends & family travelling in south africa for a birthday celebration. This part of the trip was definitely the highlight. The property is intimate and comfortable - good food & friendly staff. Loved the bar and the bartender had...More

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    • Kruger National Park >
    • Sabi Sand Game Reserve >
    • Mala Mala Private Game Reserve
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    • MalaMala Sable Camp Sabi Sand Game Reserve, South Africa
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    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
    Room Tips
    "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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    "Ask for a "Sands River" view"
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    "Ask for a room facing the Sands River."
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