This popular and exciting, 7 night wildlife package including MalaMala and Mashatu Game Reserves (two different safari areas in two different countries) combines easily with Cape Town, Livingstone and Johannesburg using a combination of charter flights and scheduled flights.

The itineraries below include 3 or 4 nights at Mashatu Lodge & 4 or 3 nights at MalaMala Camp for a 7 night safari package. We are also able to provide inclusive quotes using Mashatu Euphorbia (opens June 2020), Mashatu Tent Camp, MalaMala Sable Camp or MalaMala Rattray’s as alternatives. The order of the itinerary is flexible as the charter flight operates in both directions on a Thursday and a Sunday.

01 April 2019 - 31 October 2019

3 nights Mashatu & 4 nights MalaMala 4 nights Mashatu & 3 nights MalaMala
Per Person : US$ 7 342.00 Per Person : US$ 7 087.00
Single Person : US$ 9 977.00 Single Person : US$ 9 612.00
Child under 12 : US$ 5 225.00 Child under 12 : US$ 5 088.00

01 April 2020 - 31 October 2020

3 nights Mashatu & 4 nights MalaMala 4 nights Mashatu & 3 nights MalaMala
Per Person : US$ 7 800.00 Per Person : US$ 7 505.00
Single Person : US$ 10 757.00 Single Person : US$ 10 300.00
Child under 12 : US$ 5 460.00 Child under 12 : US$ 5 302.00
Rate Inclusions Rate Exclusions
All accommodation, meals, local drinks (excluding premium brands, and any applicable levies and entrance fees) Flights to and from MalaMala Game Reserve on Airlink or Federal Air
Scheduled charter flights between Lanseria International Airport (Johannesburg) and Mashatu Game Reserve (vice versa) and Mashatu and MalaMala Game Reserves (vice versa) (Malatu Express) and the applicable road transfer to and from the airstrips and the camps

The Malatu Express

A scheduled charter flight between MalaMala Game Reserve and Mashatu Game Reserve.

Seat Cost: Nett per person one way

2019: US$ 980.00

2020: US$ 980.00

Days of the week: Thursday and Sunday

10h00: Depart MalaMala Game Reserve

Clear South African immigration and customs in Polokwane 13h30/14h00: Arrive / Depart Mashatu Game Reserve

Clear South African immigration and customs in Polokwane 16h15: Arrive MalaMala Game Reserve

* The above timings are subject to delays in Polokwane. The Malatu Express pilots will remain in contact with both destinations to keep them informed of the exact time of arrival.

Terms and conditions:

  • The charter flight may be operated in a variety of aircraft depending on the number of guests confirmed on the flight.
  • Minimum 2 guests. Please contact us for a separate quotation for groups of more than 9.
  • Luggage allowance: strictly 15 kg (33 lbs) + 6 kg (13 lbs) carry on.
  • Accommodation must be confirmed for a minimum of 2 nights at MalaMala Game Reserve or Mashatu Game Reserve in order to utilise these flights.
  • Bookings must be confirmed 1 month prior to departure to guarantee availability.
  • Reservations must be made via email with packages@journeysofdistinction.co.za
  • Guests must have the relevant visas and travel documentation for South Africa and Botswana.
  • Cancellation Policy:50% cancellation fee if cancelled less than 60 days prior to arrival
  • 100% cancellation fee if cancelled less than 30 days prior to arrival.
    Bad weather policy:in the event the charter flights are cancelled as a result of bad weather, alternative transport will be provided for but no refund will be applicable for the cancelled flight.
    We strongly recommend that guests are covered by a travel insurance policy to cover any expenses incurred due to an unforeseen cancellation.