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.
- Malaria-Free Big Five game reserve
- Four and a half hour drive from Johannesburg and Pretoria
- Seven luxury chalets, each with a private deck, plunge pool and Morso fireplace
- One luxury two-bedroom suite with its own lounge for families
- Unforgettable game drive experiences
- Boma dinners, indoor dining, romantic dinners for two
- Serviced by an amazing team of dedicated, proud and passionate staff
South African government has announced that travelers from all over the world will be able to travel the country again, provided they submit a negative PCR -COVID-19 test result which is not older than 72 hours. There is no quarantine requirement. At Rhulani Safari Lodge we are excited about this news and warmly welcome spontaneous travelers from overseas. In order to cushion the uncertainties surrounding a trip, we are offering new, customer-friendly conditions for unforeseen travel changes due to COVID-19. Welcome to Rhulani!
“World Luxury Hotel Awards” informs us today that Rhulani Safari Lodge has won the award on a global level in the “Luxury Bush Lodge” category. This award is one of the oldest and most prestigious in the hotel industry. We are proud that we have won this trophy, also known as the “Oscar”, for the seventh time in a row.
We are particularly pleased with this result. After a long COVID-19 lockdown period, Rhulani Safari Lodge achieves a top result in the annual Star Grading assessment by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA). With a score of 96%, Rhulani confirms its ranking in the upper segment of the 5-star Game Lodge category. In addition, we are assigned one of the rare accolades for “Birding” as an additional quality mark and recognition for the new observation hide at the waterhole.