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    MalaMala Main Camp

    PO Box 55514, Northlands, Kruger National Park 2116, South Africa
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    04/02/2018 05/02/2018
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    Traveller (332)
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    • Excellent87%
    • Very good8%
    • Average4%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible0%
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    “mala mala” (178 reviews)
    “game viewing” (55 reviews)
    “the river” (46 reviews)
    Free Wifi
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Air Conditioning
    Airport Transportation
    Room Service
    Fitness centre
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    4.5 Star Hotel
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    1 - 5 of 313 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Mala Mala Game Reserve is the original and best game viewing experience in South Africa. The staff are incredible, the rangers extremely knowledgeable, and the game viewing is unsurpassed. I have visited Mala Mala a dozen times over the past decade and it is where...More

    1  Thank Robert J
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Our first trip to Africa and the fulfillment of a lifelong desire. We drove in (our friends and family thought we were crazy, but it was not a problem), met our host, Ollie who took our car keys and from that moment until we drove...More

    1  Thank Lanny K
    Response from MalaMalaGameReserve, Marketing at MalaMala Main CampResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you for taking time to write such a lovely review on your recent stay with us at MalaMala main Camp. We are pleased you found everything to be magnificent, from the wildlife viewing and our dedicated staff. We look forward to welcome you back...More

    Reviewed 2 December 2017

    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 4 December 2017

    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 26 November 2017

    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

    1  Thank Chris S
    Response from MalaMalaGameReserve, Marketing at MalaMala Main CampResponded 4 December 2017

    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 22 November 2017

    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

    2  Thank Stewart J
    Response from MalaMalaGameReserve, Marketing at MalaMala Main CampResponded 23 November 2017

    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

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Breakfast included
    • Laundry Service
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Minibar
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
    • Price range
    • US$1,506 - US$2,128 (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
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    Traveller (332)
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    Pool & Beach (8)
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    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.
    15 September 2017|
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    Response from uuperiwinkle | Reviewed this property |
    I'm not sure about October (spring) but we went in early May (autumn) and found the weather perfect- mid-70's during the day and 50's at night. The weather would be warmer in April. We saw a ton of animals and the resort was... More
    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
    Room Tips
    "All rooms have either a river or watering hole view. You can't go wrong anywhere in the camp."
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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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