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The adventure begins the moment you arrive at Madikwe Game Reserve. An African welcome awaits you at the lodge. Rhulani means "relax" so we invite you to sit back and enjoy the African bush with us!

Creating Rhulani has been both stimulating and inspirational. We set out to transform the ordinary into the extraordinary, to build a modern-day refuge, an oasis of calm, a place to nourish the soul and lift the spirit. We invite you to experience the serenity and harmony of this special place with us – come celebrate nature, celebrate life.


Rhulani Minute Safari - Biting zebras

In the middle of the road, a dazzle of zebra blocks the way, but we get an excellent entertainment. Whether the two zebras are in a little battle or just playing? Maybe a mix of both ...

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The “Super 7” in Madikwe – Lions, Elephants, Rhinos, Buffalos, Leopards, Cheetahs and Wild Dogs

A special thanks to all of Rhulani’s Rangers: Sean, Alasdair and Riaan. Over the last months, I could see all of the Big Five (Lion, Elephant, Rhino, Buffalo, Leopard) and also the Super Seven animals (which includes Cheetahs and the famous Wild Dogs of Madikwe). Of course, besides the Super 7, each of the great Game Drives also offered a lot of small, fascinating or rare wildlife species – like an Aardwolf or Chameleons.

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When the snake caught the frog

Here is what we just saw outside the office. This spotted bush snake just caught a frog. Well spotted and excellently commented by our ranger Alasdair, “Captain Red Beard”.

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