Rattray’s on Mala Mala is an intimate and luxurious safari lodge located on Sand River’s riverbank in Sabi Sands Game Reserve. The camp does not allow children below the age of 16.


Head outside on thrilling and exhilarating game viewing expeditions to discover the reserve’s amazing wildlife. You are sure to catch sight of the magnificent Big 5 on guided game drives and guided nature walks.


  • Classic colonial-style luxury safari lodge
  • 40-year tradition of big game safaris
  • Superb bird watching & all the predators
  • Focus on intimate game viewing
  • Top-class amenities & exceptional service

Recent Press

Condé Nast Traveler – #17 in Top 20 Safari Lodges & Camps in Africa: Readers’ Choice Awards 2014

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South Africa, Kruger, Kruger Private Reserves

Type of Accommodation


Comfort Level



Rattray’s on Mala Mala offers a cozy and comfy lounge with a library and leather couches around a fireplace so guests can lie, relax and unwind in peace and comfort.

The guests can access the wine cellar featuring the finest selection of South Africa’s wines. The outdoor wooden deck is a great spot to view spectacular sights of the surroundings.

The lodge has its own infinity pool and a fully equipped fitness center. If requested, therapeutic massages can be given by the staff. The lodge’s curio boutique is filled with antiques that guests can take back with them as souvenirs.

General Facilities

  • Swimming Pool
  • Gym
  • Bar
  • Computer facilities
  • Beauty or wellness therapist
  • Library


Scrumptious and delicious meals are served either in the main dining hall, or the outside deck. Guests can also have their dinner in the boma with a burning log fire in the middle.


Luxury Suite

Rattray’s at Mala Mala offers accommodations in eight suites, each with its furnished bathroom, plunge pool and private terrace. The suites are equipped with a bed, lounge and a small dining room and offer a hint of classic African style.

Room Amenities

Luxury Suite AMENITIES

  • Air conditioning
  • DVD player
  • En-suite bath and shower
  • Fan
  • Mini bar
  • Outdoor area
  • Outdoor shower
  • Private balcony
  • Private pool
  • Safe in room
  • Tea & coffee-making facilities
  • Telephone
  • Television


  • Game drives
  • Guided walks
  • Night drives
  • Star gazing

Tour Rates

DatesBoard BasisRates From
01 Jan 2019 - 31 Dec 2019Luxury Suite- Per person sharing R16998
Luxury Suite- Single guest R25497

Our rates are per person sharing unless we note differently.

Please treat all pricing as a guide only:

  • All rates are subject to availability and may change without notice
  • Single supplements may apply
  • Rates may be different for different room types
  • The most competitive rates for accommodation are available in our tailored packages

Request a quote or speak to one of our African Safari Experts for the best, most current rates available.