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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.


Five reasons to visit Madikwe Game Reserve

Offering not just the Big Five but also its own specialized Top 10, Madikwe Game Reserve is one of South Africa’s largest and most exclusive reserves. Guests of the luxury lodges get the run of Madikwe’s 750 sq km of open plains and classic bushveld, making this conservation success story a memorable experience – from animal sightings to sundowners.

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Three prestigious hotel awards for Rhulani Safari Lodge

For Rhulani Safari Lodge the first days of November were the time of awards. And once again, we were extremely successful. We won three prestigious awards in the luxury hotel industry. Rhulani’s owners attended personally the three award ceremonies and received a valuable trophy. We are very thankful and proud!

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Rhulani Minute Safari - Black-backed jackal spitting water

On the opposite side of the waterhole we discover a small black-backed jackal drinking water. But have a closer look: He spits out the water again. Funny!

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