MalaMala Sable Camp

Family-friendly Sable Camp offers personal wildlife experiences in the historic, prolific Mala Mala Game Reserve, which adjoins world-famous Kruger National Park.

Located at the southern end of MalaMala Camp, MalaMala Sable Camp is the more intimate option for travellers to the Mala Mala Game Reserve, accommodating guests in 6 luxury suites and a two-bedroom chalet known as the “Lion’s Den”. Some rooms are able to sleep two additional children, making Sable Camp an ideal choice for families on safari.

At the main lodge, you’ll find an air-conditioned library, bar, dining room and expansive deck from where wildlife is often seen as they browse the Sand River’s bushy banks or have a drink. A swimming pool nestles in the floodplain at the foot of the Camp, and should you wish to use the fitness facility, there is one close by at Mala Mala Camp.

Things to do at MalaMala Sable Camp include productive game drives within the prolific Mala Mala Game Reserve, famous for being home to all of the “Big 5” especially leopard. Special interest photographic safaris are also available, with a customised vehicle driven by a dedicated expert ranger available for private hire. This 33,000 acre sanctuary is home to cheetah, wild dog and countless other smaller species as well, which can be uncovered on guided nature walks.


How to get to Sable Camp

The nearest airport to Sable Camp is Skukuza, which can be reached by scheduled flight from Johannesburg. Flying time is approximately 50 minutes, while the road transfer from airstrip to the lodge takes around an hour.

Activities at Sable Camp

  • Game drives
  • Guided bush walks
  • Specialised photography safaris
  • Bird-watching

*Some activities are available at extra cost.

Sable Camp Highlights

  • An intimate safari camp on the historic Mala Mala Game Reserve
  • With just 5 suites and a family chalet
  • Access to a pool and library, with the ability to utilise Mala Mala Main Camp gym
  • Exclusive safari experiences and no “queue to view”
  • Unrivalled opportunities to observe all of the “Big 5”

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Below are some of our preferred tented camps and lodges in the Kruger, Sabi Sands and surrounding regions. Please contact us to tailor accommodation options to suit the style of your trip and your budget.

andBeyond Kirkman’s Kamp

One of South Africa's most prestigious luxury safari lodges, andBeyond Kirkman's Kamp is situated in the leopard-rich Sabi Sand Private Game Reserves.

Dulini Lodge

Dulini Lodge nestles in a grove of ancient hardwood trees on the peaceful banks of the Mabrak River in the celebrated Sabi Sand Game Reserve.

Greenfire Game Lodge

Situated on the 50,000 hectare privately owned Balule Nature Reserve, this small luxury safari lodge virtually guarantees good game sightings.

Idube Game Lodge

Idube is a classic safari lodge that offers all the wildlife found in South Africa's celebrated Kruger National Park with none of the crowds.

Kings Camp

In the Timbavati Private Reserve which shares a boundary with Kruger National Park, Kings Camp faces a waterhole visited by an endless parade of wildlife.

Leadwood Lodge

Stunning Leadwood Lodge sits in a grove of ancient hardwood trees at the confluence of the Sand and Mabrak rivers in the exclusive Sabi Sand Private Game Reserves.

Londolozi Founders Camp

This relaxed safari lodge nestles in ancient forest along the Sand River, offering activities for all the family from yoga to an entertaining kids' program.

Londolozi Pioneer Camp

Luxurious Londolozi Pioneer Camp consists of 3 secluded suites in the heart of the famous Sabi Sand Game Reserve near Kruger National Park.

Londolozi Private Granite Suites

Londolozi’s adults-only Private Granite Suites are set amid great boulders and large trees, natural features which have influenced the property’s interiors and organic colour palette.

Londolozi Tree Camp

Londolozi’s adults-only Tree Camp is a super-stylish luxury safari camp set deep within a thicket of leadwood trees

Londolozi Varty Camp

The Londolozi Private Game Reserve’s spiritual heart, Varty Camp is casual and relaxed in atmosphere making it a wonderful choice for families on safari.



The following tours are private, independent and can be easily customised to suit your personal travelling requirements. Please contact us to begin designing your personalised South Africa experience.

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