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    MalaMala Main Camp

    PO Box 55514, Northlands, Kruger National Park 2116, South Africa
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    Traveller (324)
    Room & Suite (44)
    Dining (11)
    Overview
    • Excellent87%
    • Very good8%
    • Average4%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    “mala mala” (176 reviews)
    “the river” (46 reviews)
    “game viewing” (53 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Pool
    Restaurant
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Bar/Lounge
    Fitness centre
    Laundry Service
    4.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 311 reviews

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Mala Mala is the oldest game lodge in South Africa and was converted decades ago from a hunting lodge to a photo safari eco lodge with great results. We stayed at the main lodge- one of three possible lodges to stay at and the least...More

    1  Thank yummyrib
    Response from MalaMalaGameReserve, Marketing at MalaMala Main CampResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for taking time to write a review on your stay with us at MalaMala Main Camp. We are pleased you enjoyed your game drives with exceptional wildlife viewing and topography. Many thanks for for most valued feedback , we always welcome suggestions from...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    From the moment we stepped off the coach and onto the Land Rovers to our parting waves after 2 full on days this was an experience to savour. The staff were wonderful and nothing was too much trouble. We completed 4 game drives and saw...More

    Thank Chris S
    Response from MalaMalaGameReserve, Marketing at MalaMala Main CampResponded 1 week ago

    Many thanks for taking time to write a review on your stay with us at MalaMala Main Camp. We are pleased to hear you thoroughly enjoyed your safari experience with us and you got to see more than the Big Five. We will definitely pass...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    It had been twelve years since I have been to Mala Mala and I could not get over how much it felt the same. The service and facilites are encapsulated in time, in a good way. If you are looking for a true bush feel...More

    1  Thank Stewart J
    Response from MalaMalaGameReserve, Marketing at MalaMala Main CampResponded 2 weeks ago

    Many thanks for the lovely review on your stay with us at MalaMala Main camp. We are pleased you chose to return to MalaMala after 12 years and still managed to have a fantastic time with us. Thank you for the endorsement, we really appreciate...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    My wife and I spent 5 days/4 nights at Mala Mala. The accommodation was extremely comfortable (we each had our own bathroom!). The food was plentiful and delicious. We had breakfast and dinner and didn’t need lunch, although it was provided. Our ranger, Lucky, was...More

    Thank Brian683
    Response from MalaMalaGameReserve, Marketing at MalaMala Main CampResponded 3 weeks ago

    Many thanks for taking time to write a review on your stay with us at MalaMala Main Camp. We are pleased to hear all the positive feedback from you and will definitely pass on your compliments to Lucky, your ranger . We hope to welcome...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    You may be wondering, like we were, whether it's worth it to go with a private reserve vs. a self-guided or even professionally-guided tour of Kruger. I can't say enough good things about our 3 nights at MalaMala. It's a private reserve that borders Kruger....More

    Thank slck0
    Response from MalaMalaGameReserve, Marketing at MalaMala Main CampResponded 4 weeks ago

    Many thanks for the lovely review on your recent stay with us at MalaMala Main Camp. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed every aspect of your safari experience with us and you an impressive game viewing experience. We hope to welcome you back once...More

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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Free Parking
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    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Free Parking
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    Details
    • Price range
    • USD 1,451 - USD 4,183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Number of rooms
    • 25
    • Location
    • South Africa >
    • Kruger National Park >
    • Sabi Sand Game Reserve >
    • Mala Mala Private Game Reserve
    • Also Known As
    • Mala Mala Main Camp Hotel Mala Mala Private Game Reserve ,
    • MalaMala Main Camp Sabi Sand Game Reserve, South Africa
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    Traveller (324)
    Room & Suite (44)
    Dining (11)
    Pool & Beach (8)
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    Bathroom (1)
    Family and Play Areas (1)
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    Shirley2810
    8 November 2017|
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    Response from MalaMalaGameReserve | Property representative |
    Dear Traveler, Happy to confirm that we are open all year round inclusive of Public Holidays.
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    Shirley2810
    15 September 2017|
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    Response from Cheersfornow | Reviewed this property |
    October is prime because it is the end of the dry season. We are leaving on November 1 for five nights at Tswalu and four nights at MalaMala. This will be our sixteenth Safari. These two places are the best. At Tswalu, in... More
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    Shirley2810
    8 September 2017|
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    Response from SusanO3 | Reviewed this property |
    They are steed;ed to be done by June 2018. Do not let the updates from keeping you from staying at MalaMaa. They will be discreet and will not interfere with your experience. And do not let my criticism keep you from... More
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    "We had room 9 which is closest to the restaurant etc, very convenient & overlooks the river valley."
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    "The rooms below the dining facilities seem to be closer to the riverbed and a little more private"
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    "We had a river facing room which was fabulous."
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    "The rooms furthest from the dining area have the best views of roaming animals (elephants, baboons, etc.)"
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