Traveling to Mala Mala

Firstly, when you arrange your booking with us, we'll take care of everything. We'll book your lodging at Mala Mala, flights, car rental and assist with whichever mode of transport you choose - we suggest flying for comfort.

We are also running a promotion which includes free travel insurance for all travelers.

Self drive

MalaMala Game Reserve is a 6 hour drive from Johannesburg. Access to MalaMala is via the Sabi Sand Wildtuin 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.

Federal Air

Federal Air operates a daily shuttle service between Johannesburg and MalaMala Game Reserve private airstrip. The MalaMala airstrip is a 10 minute drive from the camps.

  • The comfortable Federal Air departure lounge at O R Tambo International Airport includes shower facilities and complimentary meals and drinks.
  • Check-in for Federal Air flights is at the Federal Air kiosk, located in the multi story parkade adjacent to the car rental companies.


Airlink operates daily direct air services from Cape Town and Johannesburg into Skukuza Airport in the Kruger National Park. Skukuza Airport is a one hour road transfer from MalaMala Game Reserve