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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 - Sleeping Monomogolo

Here he lies, our majestic lion, whom we call “Monomogolo”. We are right next to him and he shows no movement. He’s the boss here. Isn’t he beautiful with the mane which is slightly darker than usual?

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Limited Offer for July & August: Make Rhulani your home

During this special time, we would like to give you the key to our heart, that is the “symbolic key” to our beloved Rhulani Safari Lodge. How about spending some time in the tranquility of the bush? Be amazed by the wild life, enjoy a mug of tea or our coffee by the fire place or a hot bath in your own heated plunge pool? Make the bush your home (and home office).

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Rhulani Minute Safari - A hungry Zebra

This beautiful Burchell’s zebra is so hungry that while it is eating grass it forgets that we are very close and that we are watching it. There are a lot of zebras in the Madikwe Game Reserve, and most of them are very relaxed.

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