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    Rattray's on MalaMala

    P.O. MalaMala, Skukuza, 1353, Kruger National Park 1353, South Africa
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    • Excellent91%
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    “sand river” (18 reviews)
    “main camp” (11 reviews)
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    Breakfast included
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    8 Oct9 Oct
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Reviewed yesterday

    My husband and I just returned from a three week trip to Africa, and our stay at Mala Mala Rattray's was the highlight! A most gorgeous camp with accommodations that are truly extraordinary. At first I didn't think that this property could be a s...More

    Thank MindyB920
    Reviewed 6 days ago

    If you are looking to do a wild animal safari this is the one that will tick all your boxes. The rangers, the accomodation, food and of course the animals. My husband and I have been twice and and our expectations were surpassed on our...More

    Thank _anniemsims
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Our 3 night stay at Rattray's was perfect from beginning to end. Our rooms were beautiful inside and out and very large. The dining areas, bar and library are beautiful as well. All our meals were delicious with very nice choices. You won't go hungry,...More

    Thank Leslie T
    Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

    My wife and I stayed here as part of a luxury safari trip, for 3 nights, and 5 drives. The rooms are very well appointed and extremely comfortable. The veranda off the main room offers views of the Sand River with the occasional lion or...More

    Thank MickChT
    Response from MalaMalaGameReserve, Marketing at Rattray's on MalaMalaResponded 18 August 2017

    Dear Guest, Many thanks for the amazing review on your stay with us at Rattray's on MalaMala . W e are thrilled to hear you enjoyed every aspect of your stay from the game viewing to the amazing staff and food . We will definitely...More

    Reviewed 8 August 2017

    From camp managers, Alex and Nerine, ranger Joe, down to all staff, thank you for a wonderful stay. From the warm greeting to the tearful goodbye, Rattray's will remain as a great memory. The hospitality and service in such a luxurious setting amongst the best...More

    Thank AllanMarr
    Response from MalaMalaGameReserve, Manager at Rattray's on MalaMalaResponded 10 August 2017

    Dear Allan & Robyn Thank you so much for the great feedback! We are pleased to know that you enjoyed your time with us, as we truly enjoyed sharing the magic of Rattray’s on MalaMala with you. We have passed your compliments on to Joe...More

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    • South Africa >
    • Kruger National Park >
    • Sabi Sand Game Reserve >
    • Mala Mala Private Game Reserve
    • Also Known As
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    Fiona H
    9 January 2015|
    Response from MalaMalaGameReserve | Property representative |
    Hi there For information on the weather at MalaMala please visit the weather page, under useful information on our website. As far as wildlife goes there is not much difference in the viewing - it is spectacular all year... More
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    "All accomodation is excellent. You can sit on the deck and watch a herd of elephants wander past as you sip a..."
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    "if with family stay at the main lodge but if a couple you MUST stay at Rattrays"
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    "All the rooms have a view of the river"
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    "All 8 rooms face the river. All are very private."
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