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Day 101: An Eland

  • July 05, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation

Read how Rhulani Safari Lodge masters the daily challenge in times of the coronavirus and how we prepare ourselves for the future. Thoughts from Rhulani’s owner Rolf who lives in Switzerland. Today: An Eland

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Rhulani Insights 145 – Touch screen at reception

  • July 05, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Accommodation, Rhulani insights

Madikwe Game Reserve is a real animal paradise. If you as a guest of Rhulani Safari Lodge want to learn more about this wonderful world, we recommend that you have a look at the “Animal List” on your Suite Pad in the room or use the touch screen at our reception.

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Rhulani Minute Safari - Buffalo defense line

  • July 01, 2020 | Rolf Steiner | Category: Wildlife

Observe a typical behavior of buffaloes. They stand close together in the herd and form a line of defense. After an alarm, they all run away.

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Life of a Ranger: Kori Bustard

  • June 28, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Did you know that Kori Bustard is Africa’s heaviest flying bird? Rhulani’s Head Ranger Sean tells us more about this special bird. Sean also shows us what it looks like when this bird takes off. Almost like an airplane!

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Rolf’s Lockdown Diary: Day 61 to 90

  • June 24, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News

Read how Rhulani Safari Lodge masters the daily challenge in times of the coronavirus and how we prepare ourselves for the future. Thoughts from Rhulani’s owner Rolf who lives in Switzerland. Read here from day 61 to day 90.

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Rhulani Minute Safari – Shaft-tailed whydah

  • June 24, 2020 | Rolf Steiner | Category: Wildlife

A video for our bird lovers who visit us because of the magnificent bird life in Madikwe Game Reserve. The shaft-tailed whydah or is a small, sparrow-like bird. It is distributed in open habitats and grasslands of Southern Africa.

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Rhulani Insights 144 – COVID-19 update, June 2020

  • June 21, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation, Rhulani insights

Rhulani Safari Lodge has been closed for over three months and, like everyone else, we are waiting for to resume operations after the pandemic is over. It is time for Rolf to give an update on the situation in his blog.

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Rhulani Minute Safari – Elephant in musth

  • June 17, 2020 | Rolf Steiner | Category: Wildlife

Be careful when you find an elephant bull in musth. The testosterone level is then relatively high and you should not get too close to the animal. You can recognize the signs of musth from the fact that the elephant permanently loses urine, an oily liquid comes out of the temple glands, and that he does other funny things.

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Tom-Hendrik Basson graduates from the 1st Virtual Butler Course

  • June 15, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation, Staff

We congratulate Tom-Hendrik Basson, Front of House employee at Rhulani Safari Lodge, for completing the “1st Virtual Butler Course”, carried out by the “South African Butler Academy” (SABA). Tom-Hendrik is part of the first group of students that just successfully graduated. Watch the TV program on eNCA.com.

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Life of a Ranger: Impala bachelor herd

  • June 14, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Did you know that young male impala often get together to form a so-called “Bachelor herd”? Rhulani’s Ranger Martin tells us more about these elegant antelopes, which always have a shiny, clean skin.

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