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A mysterious snake track

  • October 10, 2022 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

As every afternoon, Rhulani’s ranger Dean drives through the bush in search of the wild animals until he discovers a noticeable snake track that can be seen from afar. “The snake track was in the sand above the vehicle track,” says Dean. “So let’s go there and have a look.” And Dean finds a little surprise there…

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Rhulani Insights 184 – Watching TV at Rhulani

  • October 09, 2022 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Accommodation, Rhulani insights

You shouldn’t necessarily watch TV when you visit a safari lodge. One should look out for wild animals and simply enjoy the wild nature. And yet: Rhulani offers certain possibilities to watch TV here too. Rolf explains how.

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Wonderful artworks by our youngest guests

  • October 08, 2022 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation, Activities

Entertainment for our little visitors during the day with an amazing result: the “Sand Art” produces wonderful artworks with motifs of the African bush.

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Rhulani Minute Safari - Lion falls over while roaring

  • October 05, 2022 | Rolf Steiner | Category: Wildlife

Sitting so close to a roaring lion is always a special experience that goes through your bones. This lion falls over when it roars, which means he goes straight to sleep after this effort. Funny video from our ranger Alasdair.

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Life of a Ranger: Male lion walking up and down

  • October 02, 2022 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Did you know that the lions can get quite close to our vehicle? Today Rhulani’s ranger Willem tells us about a recent sighting where a male lion picked up the trail of a female with three cubs but then didn’t know which way to go.

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Meeting “Zazu” on safari

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

Do you remember the movie «Lion King» and the bird with the distinctive curved beak called «Zazu”? Zazu is a male hornbill. He serves as the majordomo of the Pride Lands but Initially, Zazu served as Mufasa’s majordomo. But not only that. He also flies around in Madikwe Game Reserve and delights the guests in Rhulani Safari Lodge.

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Rhulani Minute Safari - Early morning birds

  • September 28, 2022 | Rolf Steiner | Category: Wildlife

Early in the morning, when our guests are getting ready for the first safari, the first birds arrive, waiting for the leftover bread seed, which they will get from Michael, Rhulani’s night guard. Daily visitors include a gray go-away bird and a yellow-billed hornbill.

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Rhulani Insights 183 – A water dam in winter time

  • September 25, 2022 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Rhulani insights

We are currently at the end of winter. This means there is no rainwater and the natural dams are slowly but surely drying up completely. Let’s visit a dried-up dam today with Ranger Willem and talk about how the animals still get their water.

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Rhino Walk in Madikwe: Finally again!

  • September 25, 2022 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Wildlife

Madikwe’s annual event to celebrate the “World Rhino Day” had to be postponed twice due to the Corona crisis, but now it finally took place again last Saturday. The importance of protecting this endangered animal has not changed after the pandemic. Rhulani Safari Lodge participated with all our guests and all were happy to enrich the safari holiday with a unique and unforgettable experience.

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Rhulani Minute Safari - Elephant and buffalo at the hide

  • September 21, 2022 | Rolf Steiner | Category: Wildlife

A visit to Rhulani’s observation hide at the waterhole where two of the largest Big Five face each other: a elephant bull and a buffalo bull. The two look at each other, but accept each other’s presence at the waterhole.

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