Each luxurious, freestanding and spacious suite offers seclusion and spectacular views of the Sand River while the main building houses a library containing rare African books and magnificent works of art, an elegant, African themed air-conditioned dining room, historic bar featuring photographs of the early days of the area, a large wooden safari deck where meals and teas are served and a traditional reed “boma” for evening meals around the fire. A large infinity pool also offers magnificent views across the river while guests also have a safari boutique with quality clothing, jewellery and artefacts and a small fitness facility with a steam room available.
You will be collected from your address in Johannesburg early in the morning and travel eastwards via the N4 motorway through the Highveld of Gauteng and Mpumalanga, to the Lowveld and eventually to the private MalaMala Game Reserve.
The drive may take about six hours, a scenic drive with a stop along the way for refreshments. You should reach the lodge around mid-day and have time for lunch and some relaxation before departing for your first afternoon game drive on an open safari vehicle.
After sunset you will return to the lodge where dinner will await.
You overnight in your luxury accommodation at Rattray’s Camp and your lodging includes lunch and dinner.
Wake up early, enjoy a hot beverage and rusks before being taken on a morning game drive to catch the sun rising and spot some elusive nocturnal animals still out hunting.
You will return for a late breakfast and can spend the rest of the day lazing around at the lodge. Your afternoon game drive will depart at about 16:00 and return after witnessing the sunset – just in time for dinner around the fire in the boma.
You overnight in your luxury accommodation at Rattray’s Camp and your deal includes breakfast, lunch and dinner.
On the last day of your stay you will get up early again and depart on the final game drive after a quick hot beverage and rusks.
After witnessing another African sunrise, you return to the lodge for breakfast before departing to Johannesburg. You will arrive at your drop-off point around 17:00.
Your deal today includes breakfast at the lodge.