Rattray’s At MalaMala

MalaMala Game Reserve consistently produces the most exciting wildlife experience this side of the equator! The Safari Industry’s blueprint to the luxury photographic safari, MalaMala has been custodian of this massive thriving tract of land since 1927. MalaMala Game Reserve is the largest private Big Five game reserve in South Africa. Comprising 13 300 ha (33 000 acres), MalaMala shares a 19 km (12 mile) unfenced border with the world-renowned Kruger National Park, and lies strategically sandwiched between the National Park and the Sabi Sand Reserve.Rattray’s on MalaMala is the most luxurious of MalaMala’s camps, and offers a glimpse of an era long past when distant travellers to Africa married the magic of the wild with an elegance and refinement that have been immortalized in the epic tale of Karen Blixen in ‘Out of Africa’. The epitome of regal colonial safari-style, Rattray’s on MalaMala’s bears the style of crystal and leather, with beautiful furnishings that are a treat to the connoisseur of the finer things in life.The safari experience at Rattray’s on MalaMala is exclusive, with never more than four people per safari vehicle.

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Luxury “Khaya”

Each suite or khaya (Zulu for “home”) functions as an inclusive home, resplendent with hand-selected furnishings, lavish his-and-hers bathrooms, a secluded outdoor shower and a private heated plunge pool.



MalaMala Corporate Video

Learn more about why MalaMala has earned its reputation as the destination of choice for an unparalleled safari experience.

It's All about the Wildlife - The Pilot

A phenomenal clip of truly amazing sightings which present an overview of what the MalaMala’s experience is all about.

Creatures at MalaMala - Instalment 2

MalaMala is well-known for it’s Big 7: lion, leopard, cheetah, elephant, buffalo, rhino and Wild dog, but while these animals are undeniably the star attraction of the reserve, there are also a host of supporting cast and bit players that are every bit as interesting and entertaining.

It's All about the Baby Wildlife - Instalment 3

To celebrate the advent of spring, here is the third installment in the popular “It’s all about the wildlife” series, focusing on the babies of MalaMala.

It's all about the Wildlife - Instalment 4

Offers a little bit of everything!

It's all about the Feathered Wildlife - Instalment 5

A closer look at the birdlife at MalaMala

Secret Creatures at MalaMala - Instalment 6

A different world emerges as the sun sets at MalaMala. An intense and gripping clip about the wildlife after dark.

Family time at MalaMala - Instalment 7

An uplifting and fun clip focusing on the different animal families at MalaMala