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Rhulani’s safety assessment: Confirmed authorization for the UK market

  • October 26, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation

The annual safety assessment, which Rhulani Safari Lodge has to go through to authorize sales in the United Kingdom, was once again successful. This assessment received a special mark this year due to the evaluation of our operation in times of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Rhulani Minute Safari - Lion buddies walk and roar

  • October 21, 2020 | Rolf Steiner | Category: Wildlife

Take a look how close the two Lion buddies Kwandwe and Monomogolo pass our vehicle. They walk slowly, seem very relaxed, and roar. Simply impressive, do you think so too?

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Lions at the hide: “I could see the yellow in her eyes”

  • October 20, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

We still have our morning coffee in hand, go to the office, want to start our working day. Alisdair, our ranger, in the corner of his eye sees there is a pride of lions approaching our watering hole. This is the first lion visit Rhulani Safari Lodge since we reopened. An ideal opportunity to observe this unique spectacle up close from our new Tshembo hide. Let’s be silent, but let’s go!

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Rhulani Insights 152 - A guest experience after the reopening

  • October 11, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Accommodation, Rhulani insights

Rhulani Safari Lodge has been open again for almost two weeks. We got off to a smooth start and with a lot of joy. Today Rhulani’s Assistant Manager Sean is sitting in the new “Tshembo Hide” with our very first guest after the reopening: Mr. John Pickering. John has visited us many times in the past and shares his experiences with Rhulani.

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Monomogolo on the elephant

  • October 10, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

After the long lockdown break we look at the beautiful nature with new, curious and fascinated eyes. Like yesterday, when our funny ranger Alasdair, also known as “Captain Redbeard”, found the dangerous male lions – Monomogolo and Kwandwe - which dominate the territory close to Rhulani. The two boys had previously killed a baby elephant, which is a rather unusual sighting.

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The underground observation lounge has a name: “Tshembo Hide”

  • October 08, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation

In the month of September we looked for a name for our new, underground observation hide right next to the waterhole. There was a competition on Rhulani’s social media (Facebook & Instagram), where we received many wonderful suggestions. Now the jury has made a decision from the shortlisted proposals. Our hide is called “Tshembo Hide”, and the winner is Tristyn Ross.

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First cheetah birth in Madikwe Game Reserve

  • October 07, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

On safari with our very first guest since the reopening, Mr John Pickering and his wife Suzie, something special happened. Something very special. For the very first time we sighted a female cheetah with cubs. If you have followed our blogs over the years, you will know how intensively and unsuccessfully attempts have been made to get cheetah offspring. And now, all of a sudden, like a miracle, here it is.

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Day 189: Welcome to Rhulani Safari Lodge!

  • October 01, 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: Welcome to Rhulani Safari Lodge!

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Rhulani renews long-standing membership with Atta

  • September 30, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation

Rhulani Safari Lodge informs that we have just renewed our long-standing membership with the African Travel & Tourism association Atta for another year. ATTA® is a member-driven trade association that promotes tourism to Africa from all corners of the world.

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Haute Grandeur: Four prestigious awards for Rhulani Safari Lodge

  • September 29, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation

In these very special times it is with great pleasure to inform you that Rhulani Safari Lodge has received four awards at this year’s “Haute Grandeur Global Excellence Awards”. We achieved the most prestigious title in the category “Best Game Lodge”, where we were chosen as the winner on a global level. The recognitions are a great satisfaction and a big boost of motivation just before our reopening.

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