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Mala Mala Photographic Tour 2023

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Mala Mala Photographic Tour

Experience the Ultimate 6-Night Safari Adventure in Mala Mala Private Game Reserve

Welcome to an extraordinary journey through the heart of Africa’s most iconic wilderness: Mala Mala Private Game Reserve. Our 6-night safari package offers an unrivaled opportunity to immerse yourself in the wonders of the African bush, with luxury accommodation, expert guidance, and unforgettable wildlife encounters that will leave you breathless.

Your Safari Highlights:

1. Private Photographic Guide: We understand the importance of capturing those once-in-a-lifetime moments. That’s why your safari includes a dedicated private photographic guide who will help you hone your photography skills and ensure you don’t miss a shot of the incredible wildlife that calls this reserve home.

2. Luxury Accommodation: Nestled within the world-renowned Kruger National Park, your home away from home will be the newly renovated Rattray Camp. Here, you’ll find yourself surrounded by the timeless beauty of the African wilderness while enjoying the comfort and opulence of 5-star accommodation.

3. Spectacular Wildlife Encounters: Mala Mala boasts a remarkable 98% track record of sightings of Africa’s most iconic animals, including leopard, lion, buffalo, and the remainder of the Big Five (elephant, rhinoceros). Prepare to be awed as you witness these majestic creatures in their natural habitat, up close and personal.

4. Astounding Birdlife: Beyond the Big Five, Mala Mala is a birdwatcher’s paradise. With over 300 bird species inhabiting the reserve, you’ll have the chance to spot colorful and diverse avian life that will enrich your safari experience.

5. Meals and Daily Game Drives: Your package includes all meals, ensuring that you have the energy to embark on thrilling daily game drives. Savor delicious cuisine inspired by local flavors and international influences while reminiscing about your day’s adventures.

6. Rattrays Camp: Experience the epitome of luxury at Rattray Camp, where every detail has been carefully curated to provide you with an exceptional stay. Unwind in elegant suites, savor gourmet meals, and soak in the breathtaking vistas of the African landscape from your private veranda.

Embark on a journey that will not only introduce you to Africa’s incredible wildlife but also immerse you in the enchanting beauty of Mala Mala Private Game Reserve. Our 6-night safari package promises unforgettable memories, expert guidance, and the chance to reconnect with nature in unparalleled luxury. Book your adventure today and let Mala Mala captivate your heart and soul.


the tour details:

Tour Details: 6-Night Photographic Stay at Mala Mala Game Reserve

Overview: Experience the wildlife wonderland of Mala Mala Game Reserve through the lens of your camera on this 6-night photographic adventure. Located in the heart of the iconic Kruger National Park, Mala Mala is renowned for its prolific wildlife sightings, making it the perfect destination for photographers of all levels. This exclusive package is designed to immerse you in the natural beauty of Africa while honing your photography skills under the guidance of our expert guides.


Day 1: Arrival at Mala Mala

  • Arrive at Mala Mala Game Reserve and check-in at the luxurious Rattray Camp.
  • Meet your private photographic guide who will introduce you to the itinerary and discuss your photography goals.
  • Enjoy a welcome dinner and an evening under the starry African sky.

Days 2-6: Daily Photographic Safaris

  • Early morning and late afternoon game drives in open 4×4 vehicles to maximize wildlife photography opportunities.
  • Explore diverse ecosystems, riverine forests, savannahs, and watering holes teeming with wildlife.
  • Expert guidance from your photographic guide on composition, lighting, and capturing the perfect shot.
  • Discover the Big Five and a plethora of other species, from elegant antelope to colorful birds.
  • Midday breaks for relaxation, editing sessions and additional photographic workshops.
  • Evening campfires and storytelling sessions under the African night sky.

Day 7: Departure

  • After a final morning game drive and breakfast, bid farewell to the untamed wilderness of Mala Mala.
  • Depart from Rattray Camp with your memory cards full of extraordinary photographs and a heart full of unforgettable experiences.

Included in Your Package:

  • Six nights of luxury accommodation at Rattray Camp, recently renovated for your comfort.
  • All meals and snacks, including gourmet cuisine inspired by local flavors and international influences as well as drinks (excluding premium brands)
  • Daily game drives led by experienced rangers and trackers, with a focus on photography.
  • Private photographic guide dedicated to enhancing your photography skills and helping you capture stunning wildlife moments.
  • Exclusive access to Mala Mala Game Reserve’s pristine wilderness.
  • The opportunity to photograph the Big Five, along with a rich variety of other wildlife and bird species.
  • Transportation to and from Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport (KMIA) or Skukuza Airport (SZK).

Additional Information:

  • This photographic tour is suitable for photographers of all levels, from beginners to advanced.
  • Bring your own camera equipment and ensure you have appropriate lenses and accessories.
  • Pack comfortable, neutral-colored clothing suitable for bush conditions.
  • Respect wildlife and follow your guide’s instructions for safe and ethical photography.