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Rhulani Insights 212 - In the shade of the solar panels

  • November 19, 2023 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Accommodation, Rhulani insights

Today let’s visit the solar plant with the four so-called “tables” that produce the electricity for us. On a warm, sunny day it is surprisingly cool here in the shade under the panels.

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Rhulani Insights 211 SPECIAL - Greetings from the WLA in Athens

  • November 05, 2023 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation, Rhulani insights

At the end of a glittering night and lavish celebration at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Athens, Rolf greets all our followers in this special edition from the World Luxury Hotel Awards with the “Chairman’s Award” in his hands.

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The magical night of October 28th for Rhulani

  • November 02, 2023 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation

This night will go down as one of the most special in the history of Rhulani Safari Lodge. Achievements and celebrations abound. In the lodge everything is decorated and prepared for a celebration of the Springboks’ Rugby World Cup Final together with our guests. Almost 12,000 km away, at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Athens, Greece, the gala ceremony of this year’s World Luxury Hotel Awards takes place, where Rhulani’s owners Rolf and Marisa are among the invited.

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WLHA 2023: A glittering evening crowned with a prestigious “Chairman’s Award”

  • October 31, 2023 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation

Rhulani Safari Lodge is proud to announce that we have won the award for “Best Luxury Bush Lodge - Global Winner” at the World Luxury Hotel Awards (WLHA) for the tenth year in a row. The trophy was presented to Rhulani’s owners Rolf and Marisa at the Gala Ceremony at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Athens, Greece, last Saturday. As an even greater honor, we received recognition for our efforts in Wildlife Conservation, Community Uplift and Clean Energy, through one of the very rare and valuable “Chairman’s Award”.

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Celebrating the Rugby World Cup Final @Rhulani

  • October 29, 2023 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation

What a night, what a party! Rhulani Safari Lodge was also under the spell of the spectacular Rugby World Cup final between the “Sprinboks” and the “All Blacks” on Saturday evening. In a video put together by Kyla you will get an insight into how we spent the evening and celebrated with our guests. Congratulations to the Springboks who defended their title.

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Rhulani Insights 211 – Gin tasting

  • October 22, 2023 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Accommodation, Rhulani insights

Today we introduce you to a somewhat special activity with which you can fill the time during the day and between safaris: Gin tasting. In Rhulani we offer a special collection of “Mirari Gins”, which Barlady Nosa introduces to us in more detail.

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The batteries came through the roof

  • October 14, 2023 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation

Simply impressive: The very last step in our lengthy construction project of an off-grid solar system was completed today. We received the last two batteries via a truck delivery. They were immediately maneuvered with a crane through the roof of the battery room to the designated location. A spectacular event that had to be well planned.

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Rhulani Insights 210 - Switching over to solar

  • October 08, 2023 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation, Rhulani insights

Today is a great day in the over 20 year history of Rhulani Safari Lodge. We are celebrating the completion of the solar project, and together with Kyle, director of “Blockpower”, we are officially putting the solar system into operation today and at the same time saying goodbye to the grid. From now on, the sun, solar panels, batteries and, as a final back-up, a generator will provide power at Rhulani.

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Rhulani renews its commitment to HACCP Standards

  • September 30, 2023 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation

Food safety is a key area in our list of quality standards. Accordingly, after our commitment last year to comply with HACCP standards, we have extended them for a further 12 months and renewed the certification.

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The Diary: We install a solar plant

  • September 27, 2023 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation

After a lot of optimization in the technology, we are now improving the aesthetics. The bases on which the solar system stands are now painted with fresh paint. In the end, the bases should adapt well to the surrounding nature, both in the dry winter and in the summer, where green grass grows. Not an easy task.

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