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Rhulani Minute Safari - Walking with the zebra

  • November 02, 2022 | Rolf Steiner | Category: Wildlife

This zebra is definitely not afraid of us. It trots along the road and cannot be dissuaded from its path. So let’s follow it for a while!

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A relentless fight for the prey

  • November 01, 2022 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

It is not easy for predators to catch prey in the wild. They need a good strategy, be silent, patient, fast and they also need a bit of luck. After a successful kill the fight is not over. The prey must be protected against other predators. Rhulani’s ranger Willem tells us the story of a recent excursion with guests where he saw how difficult it is even for lions to retain a wildebeest they had hunted successfully.

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Life of a Ranger: Lions catching flies

  • October 30, 2022 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Did you know that lions usually lie down and relax during the day, but you never get bored watching them when they are resting? Rhulani’s ranger Alasdair shows us today a male lion that actually wants to rest, but is disturbed by annoying flies and snaps at them.

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WLHA 2022: A very special award for Rhulani Safari Lodge

  • October 26, 2022 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation

A few days ago, Rhulani Safari Lodge managed to celebrate a great success at the “World Luxury Hotel Awards”. Rhulani’s owner Rolf received the award for the world’s best Luury Bush Lodge at the Gala Ceremony in Antalya/Turkey. Here are some impressions from a great event and some thoughts on what this award means for Rhulani.

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Rhulani Minute Safari – Three ostriches

  • October 26, 2022 | Rolf Steiner | Category: Wildlife

In the far north, where there is a wide plain with tall grass, we sometimes find ostriches in the Madikwe Game Reserve. Same today. We observe two males (black/white) and one female (brown). Nice sighting!

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Rhulani Insights 185 – World Luxury Hotel Awards 2022

  • October 23, 2022 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation, Rhulani insights

Today is a great day. Rhulani Safari Lodge glitters and shines better than ever. At the World Luxury Hotel Awards we were voted “Best Bush Lodge - Global Winner”. Rhulani’s owner Rolf accepts the award tonight at the gala ceremony in Antalya / Turkey and sends a special greeting and thank you on his blog.

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Rhulani Minute Safari - Impala & Kudu

  • October 19, 2022 | Rolf Steiner | Category: Wildlife

Two frequently encountered animals of the Madikwe Reserve gathered in one picture: the nimble impalas in the foreground, and the elegant kudus - also known as the “ghost of the bush” - hiding behind the trees in the background.

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Life of a Ranger: Cheetah bonding

  • October 16, 2022 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Did you know that male cheetahs often live together in “coalitions” and are much more sociable than females? Rhulani’s ranger and assistant manager Daniel tells us today about a sighting of the two Cheetah brothers, the “Phinda males”, where we can also observe a typical bonding behavior.

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It’s official. We are HACCP certified!

  • October 13, 2022 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation

Now the time has come, the joy is great. We are pleased to announce that Rhulani Safari Lodge has received certification for HACCP standards. This is another important step in our constant striving for the highest quality standards.

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Rhulani Minute Safari - A baboon taxi

  • October 12, 2022 | Rolf Steiner | Category: Wildlife

The baboon mother has a baby that sits comfortably on her back and can be chauffeured around in the savannah. A real baboon taxi! Wonderful!

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