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
Life of a Ranger: The lions respiration
Did you know that after the lions have been walking around all night, they need to cool down their bodies and they have developed techniques to do this? Rhulani’s anger Dean shows us two male lions lying in the grass today and look at the half filled bellies where you can see how fast their breathing is.
“SABA is able to surprise us every time and pushes us one notch up“
Once more we had the privilege to have Mr. Braam West from the South African Butler Academy (SABA) at Rhulani Safari Lodge and confirm that our long term relationship with SABA is a key success factor for us. In this new edition of the traditional training week, in which Rhulani’s owner Marisa also took part, we once again achieved the right mix of inspiration, learning and fun.
Rhulani Safari Lodge wins 2023 Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Award
Rhulani Safari Lodge today announced it has been recognized by Tripadvisor as a 2023 Travelers’ Choice award winner. The award celebrates businesses that have received great traveler reviews from travelers around the globe on Tripadvisor over the last 12 months. As challenging as the past year was, Rhulani stood out by consistently delivering positive experiences to travelers.