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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 - Grazing Warthog

In the open field, a lone warthog wanders around looking for grass. He doesn’t let us upset him. Let’s watch for a bit.

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Rhulani Safari Lodge nominated for the 2022 World Luxury Hotel Awards

For the ninth year in a row, Rhulani Safari Lodge has managed to be shortlisted for the 2022 World Luxury Hotel Awards (WLHA). We are delighted with this new nomination, which comes at a convenient time for us. With the expected end of the pandemic and the increase in tourism from overseas, we have great ambitions to offer international guests a “once in a lifetime experience” and to be chosen as a winner at the awards.

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Rhulani Minute Safari - Impala bachelors resting

Sleek, nimble and fast, impalas are always on their feet and ready to pounce when danger lurks. But there are times when they take a break and rest. Like this bachelor herd, which we find here sitting in the grass.

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