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Rhulani Minute Safari - Lions cuddling and resting

  • December 04, 2019 | Rolf Steiner | Category: Wildlife

On a sunny day with a steel blue sky, we watch lions at their main daytime activity. They get a rest and give themselves cuddles.

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November update: Almost like another reserve

  • December 02, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

If you are used to the dryness of Madikwe and the characteristic pictures of yellow-brown savannahs with arid trees then you were astonished at the change in November. The first rain brought us a real transformation of nature. The animals appreciate this, and our safaris gave impressions in quite unfamiliar colors.

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Life of a Ranger: Mgogo Mika

  • December 01, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Did you know that one of the lionesses, which can be found near #RhulaniSafariLodge, is almost incredibly 20 years old, that she has an incredible size and is often in a bad mood? Rhulani’s Ranger Martin tells us more about this magnificent wildcat, which we call “Mgogo Mika”.

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Rhulani Minute Safari - Following a dazzle of zebras

  • November 27, 2019 | Rolf Steiner | Category: Wildlife

As we drive through the bush on an earthy road, we meet in beautiful light a big, peaceful herd of zebras, called a “dazzle”. Let’s follow these beautiful animals for a while and watch them.

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Rhulani Insights 129 – Enjoying a silent afternoon

  • November 24, 2019 | Rolf Steiner | Category: Accommodation, Rhulani insights

A safari at Rhulani Safari Lodge means first of all many exciting moments with the wild animals of the African bush. But it also means many quiet, decelerating moments in the privacy of your luxury chalet, overlooking the vastness and beauty of the Madikwe Reserve.

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Rhulani Minute Safari - A steenbok runs away

  • November 20, 2019 | Rolf Steiner | Category: Wildlife

In the shadow are two antelopes, which mostly live as a couple, and which are among the smallest of their kind: Steenboks. Nice to be able to look at these little animals in peace, but then they do what they always do: they run away nimbly.

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Life of a Ranger: Close to elephants

  • November 17, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Did you know that we do not have to approach the elephants at all, but that, conversely, these curious animals come to our vehicle so that we can see them up close? Rhulani’s Head Ranger Sean tells us more about these fascinating mammals, which are usually very relaxed in Madikwe.

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How I should spend my time in South Africa?

  • November 14, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation, Activities

One of the frequent questions is: How should I spend my time in South Africa, including the Madikwe Reserve in my travel itinerary?

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Rhulani Minute Safari - In the middle of a wild dog pack

  • November 13, 2019 | Rolf Steiner | Category: Wildlife

Today we are with two of our Landcruisers in the middle of a wild dog pack and marvel at these wonderful animals, which run around our vehicles.

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Rhulani Insights 128 – A chat at Inkwe pan

  • November 10, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Rhulani insights

Close to Rhulani Safari Lodge, there is a watering hole, the so-called “Inkwe Pan”, which is supplied with water even during the dry season, and where, therefore, all sorts of animals often come to drink water. This is an ideal place for our blog today.

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