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Blog – Community & Conservation

Rhulani Insights 118 – Starting our Community Project

  • June 23, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Community & Conservation, Rhulani insights

Not so long ago, at Rhulani Safari Lodge we started supporting the “Andries Moseki Crèche” at the nearby village of Lekgophung. We do this financially, but above all with a lot of heart and sweat. Let’s take a look at our Community Project.

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Cheetah couple on honeymoon

  • June 15, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Community & Conservation, Wildlife

Madikwe Game Reserve announces exciting news from the Cheetah Project. The coalition of the two Cheetah brothers has stumbled on one of the straying females. Afterwards we were able to observe the female with one of the males on honeymoon for a short time.

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Rhulani’s community project: How it started

  • May 17, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Community & Conservation, Staff

Rhulani Safari Lodge has recently started a new Community Project, by giving support to the “Andries Moseki Crèche” in the nearby village of Lekgophung. We are deeply convinced that this is the right project for us, to provide financial resources and active help over the next few years. But Rhulani‘s manager Carla Baasden tell us about how this collaboration came about.

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Walking for Rhinos takes place on the 22 September 2019

  • March 29, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation, Activities, Community & Conservation

Madikwe Game Reserve announces that this year’s edition of “Walking for Rhinos” will take place on Sunday morning of 22 September 2019. All visitors staying at Rhulani Safari Lodge on this day are invited to attend this special event - at no extra charge.

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A new collar for two beautiful male Cheetahs

  • February 22, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Community & Conservation, Wildlife

Sometimes at Rhulani Safari Lodge we receive guests who want to support a meaningful conservation activity while spending a unique day in the bush. Read John Pickering’s experience report when he went out to re-collar two Cheetahs. Thank you very much, John, for the great support!

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A rhino was notched in the thick bush

  • January 02, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Community & Conservation, Wildlife

Just before Christmas, two loyal returning guests of Rhulani Safari Lodge made a valuable contribution to the protection of rhinos. They notched a big white rhino, which turned into an unforgettable experience. We thank John and Suzie for the great support. Here is the story told by John of an exciting day.

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Rhulani participates in the annual Madikwe Rhino Walk

  • September 24, 2018 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Community & Conservation, Wildlife

The well-known and popular “Rhino Walk” of Madikwe Game Reserve took place last Saturday. The goal was to raise awareness of the threat to rhinoceros, show visitors what rhino conservation is all about and raise money for the Conservation Fund.

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Finally: Cheetah female dates the cheetah males

  • June 08, 2018 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Community & Conservation, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

What spectacular news in the middle of the quiet winter time. During a recent game drive with our guests, surprisingly we found one of the cheetah females, as she was just having a rendezvous with the two males of the so called “Phinda Coalition”. “Finally,” one is tempted to say. We waited a long time for this moment!

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Rhino notching: all guests flew by helicopter

  • May 13, 2018 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Community & Conservation, Wildlife

Of the many activities related to Wildlife Conservation, «rhino notching» is one of the most important for the reserve, and one of the most attractive for guests. Last Friday Rhulani Safari Lodge supported such an activity and invited all our guests present at the lodge to this special, memorable experience.

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A rhino was notched after the big storm

  • April 12, 2018 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Community & Conservation, Wildlife

Once again, Rhulani Safari Lodge supported a conservation activity yesterday to protect the endangered rhinos. For our guests, this has become an unexpected, educational enrichment of their safari holidays. But the long, exciting day also made headlines for another reason.

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