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Rhulani Minute Safari - Two Giraffes eating

  • November 30, 2022 | Rolf Steiner | Category: Wildlife

We enjoy the quiet out here and watch two giraffes pass the time and eat the leaves from the trees.

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Rhulani Minute Safari - Steenbok burying the dung

  • November 27, 2022 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Did you know that the Steenboks are among the cleanest antelope species because they bury their dung, so it looks like if they were on a toilet? Rhulani’s ranger Willem tells us more about this small, territorially fixed antelope species.

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Rhulani Minute Safari - Cheetah brothers at dusk

  • November 23, 2022 | Rolf Steiner | Category: Wildlife

When the sun sinks below the horizon, our two Cheetah brothers, who reside in the northern savannah, get active and they set off. Let’s watch these beautiful cats for a bit before we head back to the lodge.

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Rhulani Insights 187 – Pink Tonic in the bush

  • November 20, 2022 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Activities, Rhulani insights

Time for a break on the afternoon safari, when the sun is on the horizon and ranger Willem sets up the bush bar. Time for sundowners.

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Rhulani Minute Safari - Wild dog pack at the dam

  • November 16, 2022 | Rolf Steiner | Category: Wildlife

We actually wanted to find larger mammals such as elephants or buffaloes here at the water dam, but then a pack of wild dogs unexpectedly offered us a lively show. A real race, up and down. These hunters are always on the move!

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Life of a Ranger: Zebras in the sun

  • November 13, 2022 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Did you know that zebras like to be in the open field even on hot days? Rhulani’s ranger Ralf tells us more about zebras standing in the sun and and explains what the black and white stripes are for.

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The Rock Monitor made the whole trip with us!

  • November 11, 2022 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Rhulani’s ranger Alasdair, also known as “Captain Redbeard, is, according to our guests who have seen him, one of the funniest and most passionate field guides you can meet in South Africa. And funny things is what happens with Alasdair from time to time. But everything in the right order. Alasdair tells the story.

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Madikwe Reserve adjusts Guest Conservation Contribution from 1 March 2023

  • November 09, 2022 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation

Madikwe Game Reserve has just announced that the Guest Conservation Contribution - formerly known as «Conservation Levy» - will be adjusted effective 1 March 2023. The new daily fee will be ZAR 190 for adults and ZAR 95 for children younger than 12 years.

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Rhulani Minute Safari - Sunrise

  • November 09, 2022 | Rolf Steiner | Category: Wildlife

Today, for once, no animals on our one minute safari. But a wonderful sunrise in the Madikwe Game Reserve. That’s the first thing we get to see every morning. Just magical.

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Rhulani Insights 186 – Star gazing

  • November 06, 2022 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Accommodation, Activities, Rhulani insights

The starry sky can probably nowhere be observed as clearly and wonderfully as here, far away from a big city and light pollution. In today’s blog we take you on a short lesson with Daniel, who uses a laser and telescope to introduce us to an evening activity at Rhulani: star gazing.

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