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Day 5: A buffalo - LIVE!

  • March 30, 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: A buffalo - LIVE!”

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Rhulani Insights 138 – When the cheetah was calling

  • March 29, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Rhulani insights, Wildlife

Today we are experiencing a special moment (which was captured before our lockdown). One of the two cheetah brothers recently had a rendez-vous with a female, and he now seems to miss it. He strolls through the savannah and calls for her. His brother is silently following.

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Rhulani Minute Safari - A detailed view of a zebra

  • March 25, 2020 | Rolf Steiner | Category: Wildlife

A beautiful light, a silent afternoon and a Burchell’s zebra that stands still and which we can calmly observe. Let us take the opportunity to take a closer look at some details of this animal with the characteristic striped skin.

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“We were spoilt in all aspects and I always felt as part of a great big family”

  • March 24, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Community & Conservation, Wildlife

For our recent guests Marco Strimer and his wife Sabine from Switzerland, the stay was an unforgettable experience. In addition to the usual safari program, a “rhino notching” was organised, which is an important conservation work to protect the rhinos. We thank John Pickering and his wife Suzie for their support and for making this interview with Marco.

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Life of a Ranger: Spotted hyena den

  • March 22, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Did you know that spotted hyenas are nocturnal animals and are rarely seen during the day? Rhulani’s Ranger Martin tells us more about these interesting predators that are not just the bad guys like in “Lion King”.

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Rhulani Minute Safari – Go-away birds

  • March 18, 2020 | Rolf Steiner | Category: Wildlife

Today we see one of the most fascinating and funniest bird species in the Madikwe Reserve: the go-away bird. This one has an an easily recognizable call (from which he got his name) and a hairstyle like a rock star.

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Rhulani Insights 137 – The electric wire around the camp

  • March 15, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Accommodation, Rhulani insights

Although Rhulani’s guests are in a so-called “unfenced camp”, there is an electrical wire that runs around the entire lodge and should at least protect us from the largest animals such as elephants. We look at this with Riaan today.

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Book now and reschedule without penalty in case of COVID-19 restrictions

  • March 12, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation

Due to the current special situation in connection with the Coronavirus COVID-19, Rhulani Safari Lodge offers special conditions for new bookings. You have the right to rebook until shortly before your planned arrival if travel is not possible.

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Rhulani Minute Safari – A baby leopard tortoise

  • March 11, 2020 | Rolf Steiner | Category: Wildlife

A small baby tortoise walks decisively across the road to a somewhat safer place in the bushes. We saw this little animal right in time!

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Martin: «The black rhino wanted our company»

  • March 09, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Watching anaimals is always something unique and special. Recently, Rhulani Safari Lodge’s Ranger Martin was surprised by a very sociable black rhino, that followed him for a while. You rarely see something like this.

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