MalaMala Junior Rangers

MalaMala Main Camp welcomes children of all ages. Under-twelve year olds receive a lower rate and family rooms accommodate three or four. The separate lounge can be converted to a bedroom with single beds. Every room at MalaMala Main Camp includes two bathrooms.

MalaMala kids walking with giraffe

A range of activities is on offer, for negotiation with your ranger,  depending on the kids’ ages, enthusiasm and independence.


A MalaMala backpack. including an interactive check-list, bird and mammal colouring books, compass & thermometer, lip ice and water, is given to each child between the ages of 4 and 12.


Children over four can join drives. Four year olds and under are unable to join the game drives unless their parents / party have reserved sole use of the game drive vehicle at an additional cost.

High teas and special meal arrangements are on offer, including a chance to cook on the fire for those of an appropriate age.

Kids bush breakfast at MalaMala

In camp there are children’s movies, wildlife movies (filmed on MalaMala), and board games.

Children aged four and under are not permitted to dine in the boma in the evenings. Babysitting is available in the evenings if required.

Sable Camp does not accommodate children under the age of 12, unless the entire camp is reserved exclusively. Rattray’s on MalaMala does not accommodate children under the age of 16.

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