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Rhulani Minute Safari - Grazing Warthog

  • January 26, 2022 | Rolf Steiner | Category: Wildlife

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

  • January 23, 2022 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation

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

  • January 19, 2022 | Rolf Steiner | Category: Wildlife

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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Rhulani Minute Safari - Four cheetahs take a break

  • January 12, 2022 | Rolf Steiner | Category: Wildlife

It is a great joy to find the four cheetahs in this quiet, shady place. It is the mother with the three cubs, which have grown up quite a bit in the meantime. These are the first cheetahs to be born in the wild in Madikwe Game Reserve. Let’s watch the cats while they take a break.

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A Hyena for a Sundwoner

  • January 08, 2022 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

A normal afternoon game drive. The sun is on the horizon. Time for sundowners. Alasdair stops in a nice place and sets up the table next to the vehicle. A white tablecloth is also there. Rhulani style. The bar in the bush is set up. The guests stretch their legs, enjoying the peace and quiet out here. Alasdair shakes the mixer for a refreshing gin and tonic. A guest says: “Alasdair, there is a Hyena!”

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Rhulani Minute Safari - Rock Python at night

  • January 05, 2022 | Rolf Steiner | Category: Wildlife

While we drive through the night in the Madikwe Reserve, we make a rather rare and therefore fascinating observation. A young Rock Python crosses the road.

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Looking for the Leopard ... and then this!

  • January 05, 2022 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

The sundowners is over. Night falls over the Madikwe Game Reserve. A cool wind is blowing in our faces while we spend the last moments in the bush on the open Landcruiser. Alasdair turns on the spotlight and - as he drives - lights the trees and bushes. This is the moment when we secretly hope to experience a last highlight of a safari day. A Leopard up there in the tree? But we hardly imagine what would happen next.

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David and Goliath at the waterhole

  • December 30, 2021 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Wildlife

The check-out is already done, the car is ready for departure. Marie-Louise and Peter’s three-day visit to Rhulani has come to an end. What remains are wonderful memories and spectacular safari experiences. One last look at the watering hole, where a big elephant has joined. We want to have a closer look before leaving. So let’s walk through the 30 meter long tunnel to the underground hide.

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Rhulani Minute Safari - Wildebeest rolling in the mud

  • December 29, 2021 | Rolf Steiner | Category: Wildlife

The Blue Wildebeest stands all alone next to the road and is fascinated by a puddle of dirt. What could be nicer than rolling around in mud! A great game viewing that is not seen very often.

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Summer SPECIAL - from 8 January to 28 February 2022

  • December 23, 2021 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation

Rhulani Safari Lodge announces the following Summer SPECIAL:
- 40% Discount on Standard Rates
- Stay 3 / Pay 2 nights
- Stay dates from 8 January to 28 February 2022
- Booking dates from 23 December 2022

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