By Road

MalaMala Game Reserve is a 6 hour drive from Johannesburg. Access to MalaMala is via the Sabi Sand Nature Reserve utilising Shaw’s Gate. It is essential to contact the camp to receive up to date details regarding the best route to travel through to the reserve.

It is important to call the camp from Hazyview.

Driving Directions

Travel to Hazyview in the Mpumalanga Province and turn east at the SPAR Centre onto the R536 – towards the Paul Kruger Gate.

After 37,5kms you will see a brown road sign indicating ‘MalaMala’ to the left. Turn left onto the dirt road – beware the hairpin bend. Follow this road for 3km.

At the T-junction, turn right and continue for another 4,2kms to Shaw’s Gate, the entrance to the Sabi Sand Wildtuin.

Here you will be required to pay the per person and per vehicle entrance fees in cash or credit card (Mastercard & Visa only). Please ensure that you collect the necessary entrance permit from the gate guard.

Continue straight, following the signs to MalaMala Rattray’s Camp. After 6,3kms you will come to a crossroad. Turn left at the crossroad following the sign to MalaMala / Rattray’s.

MalaMala Rattray’s Camp is approximately 11kms from this point. If travelling to MalaMala Camp or Sable Camp, turn LEFT at the “Y” junction just before the Rattray’s turnoff.

Travelling to MalaMala