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    Rattray's on MalaMala

    P.O. MalaMala, Skukuza, 1353, Kruger National Park 1353, South Africa
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    • Excellent92%
    • Very good5%
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    “mala mala” (71 reviews)
    “sand river” (19 reviews)
    “main camp” (12 reviews)
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    6 - 10 of 169 reviews

    Reviewed 15 October 2017

    This was our fifth and final safari on our "once in a lifetime" trip to Africa. The accommodations were luxurious beyond our wildest imagination. We could not believe the space we had. After almost a month of traveling, it was nice to have separate bathrooms!...More

    Thank Peggionthego
    Response from MalaMalaGameReserve, Marketing at Rattray's on MalaMalaResponded 20 October 2017

    Many thanks for the lovely review on your stay with us at Rattray's on MalaMala. We are pleased you enjoyed your safari experience with us and to hear that you found everything beyond your wildest imagination. We look forward to welcoming you back once again...More

    Reviewed 10 October 2017

    There should be a 6 star rating for places like this. Attention to detail and service at its best. Special mention to our Ranger, Fritz. 25 year old with the knowledge, experience and security of a 50 y/o. 10/10.

    Thank Felo S
    Reviewed 8 October 2017

    We stayed at Rattray's for 3 nights in mid September. The managers Alex and Narine were wonderful. Our game viewing was exceptional, thanks to our ranger Joe. His ability to find leopards and cheetah hidden in the bush was amazing. The food was great, and...More

    Thank cathyjeangreen
    Response from MalaMalaGameReserve, Marketing at Rattray's on MalaMalaResponded 13 October 2017

    Many thanks for the lovely review in your stay with us at Rattray's on MalaMala. We are pleased to hear such positive feedback from our guests , thank you for the endorsement . We look forward to welcoming you back once again in the near...More

    Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

    Our only regret is that we did not stay longer. We visited Rattrays for 3 nights in September and it was the highlight of our trip to Africa. We had amazing wildlife encounters every game drive, at camp, and even during our transports to/from the...More

    Thank Cw987
    Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

    Although it took almost 16 years to return to Mala Mala it was certainly worth the wait. My first visit was to Main Camp but this time it was to Rattray's. The game viewing experience was the same - exceptional, made more so by our...More

    Thank Chris M
    Response from MalaMalaGameReserve, Marketing at Rattray's on MalaMalaResponded 29 September 2017

    Thank you for taking time to write a review on your stay with us at Rattray's on MalaMala. We are pleased that even on your second visit to us, you were still blown away by what our game reserve has to offer. We will definitely...More

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    • South Africa >
    • Kruger National Park >
    • Sabi Sand Game Reserve >
    • Mala Mala Private Game Reserve
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    Fiona H
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    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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