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4.5 of 5 Lodge   |   Kruger National Park, South Africa
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Mala Mala Main Camp
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just to give you some background, my family is not the type to spend more than 4 hours doing any one thing on vacation. We usually try to see it ALL which means bouncing around a lot, so when we decided to book 3 days at Mala Mala I thought it was too much, but I could have spent the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Fabulous fabulous fabulous! On a morning game drive we saw the "Big 5" and got so much interesting information! Our guide was extremely knowledgable, polite, accommodating, sincere, and had a true love of his profession and nature! Our accommodations were over-the-top beautiful, extremely comfortable and clean! The cuisine was gourmet and the presentations were gorgeous. The entire staff rates an... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Mala Mala never fails to deliver. This is my third visit and I still get blown away everytime I am here. Naturally we saw the "Big 5" but the Leopard sightings were amaising. We saw Leopards every day and in one day saw 5 individuals with one big male walking right passed our vehicle. The rooms and staff were great... More

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Bellevue, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything about our experience at Mala Mala was amazing. Our guide picked us up from the airport in an open-sided Land Rover for a 45 minute trip through back country to the base camp. We had no idea how many animals we would see just on this ride to the base camp--the excitement was definitely building. We were greeted at... More

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Long Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was one of the most impressive places I've ever stayed at. Granted this is a very expensive game reserve, but everything we spent was right there for us to take advantage of. They assign a guide to you as soon as you arrive. He (or she) is not only your game driver but your constant companion throughout your stay:... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Greeted warmly by all the staff as soon as we arrived. We felt like family and our comfort was their goal. It was so incredible that while we were in the luxurious comfort of our mini house and own pool that it was also "All about the Animals", with wonderful rides twice each day. Our ranger was always on the... More

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Granite Bay, Calif.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We had a FANTASTIC time in our stay at this safari lodge. The new facility at Main Camp was absolutely wonderful in everyway. The game viewing was again the best you can have in seeing the BIG FIVE and wild dogs hunting impalas. We are back home and we already miss being their. Thank you for such a great time,... More

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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

I am a well travelled person but nothing prepared me for a South African Safari. I moved around and stayed at three different camps but Mala Mala was exceptional. It had by far the best accommodation, food and staff. Upon arrival we were given a very warm welcome and shown around, given information on what to expect on a game... More

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New York, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Booked by our travel agent on our first trip to Africa, easing us (city slickers) into our first safari experience for 3 nights. We spoke explicitly with our travel agent about what the stay was (upscale, part of a game reserve next to Kruger) and was not (the classic safari experience) and we were not disappointed! We wanted to have... More

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

We stayed at the camp for 2 nights the place is close to the perfect airport that is owned by the resort. We have seen the big 5 and the guidance of Morne and James is professional and passionate. The owners of the Camp honored us with their time and even escorted us for a fair well at the airstrip... More

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Address: Kruger National Park, South Africa
Location: South Africa > Kruger National Park > Sabi Sand Game Reserve > Mala Mala Private Game Reserve
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Mala Mala Main Camp 4.5*
Also Known As:
Mala Mala Main Camp Hotel Mala Mala Private Game Reserve
Mala Mala Main Camp Sabi Sand Game Reserve, South Africa

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