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“We were spoilt in all aspects and I always felt as part of a great big family”

  • March 24, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Community & Conservation, Wildlife

For our recent guests Marco Strimer and his wife Sabine from Switzerland, the stay was an unforgettable experience. In addition to the usual safari program, a “rhino notching” was organised, which is an important conservation work to protect the rhinos. We thank John Pickering and his wife Suzie for their support and for making this interview with Marco.

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Wild dog conservation work with Rhulani’s support

  • March 07, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Community & Conservation, Wildlife

Rhulani Safari Lodge gives occasional support to urgent animal conservation needs in the Madikwe Game Reserve. Early this week, in connection with the management of the wild dogs, which is the animal that is characteristic of the park, a collar from the “alpha male” had to be replaced. This was a special experience for our guests.

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Rhulani, animal conservation hand in hand with luxury

  • February 06, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Community & Conservation

Rhulani’s recent guest, Mr. John Pickering, supported one of our urgently needed conservation activities, a “Cheetah collaring”. Read the amazing article about this event, which got an unforgettable experience for John and his family.

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Celebrating the annual “World Rhino Day”

  • September 23, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Community & Conservation

The “Madikwe Rhino Walk” took place for the fifth time last Sunday. It was a day to raise awareness of these wonderful but critically endangered animals, and to give an insight into the activities of the reserve to protect our rhinos.

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A successful relocation from eight wild dogs with Rhulani

  • September 07, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Community & Conservation, Wildlife

An unusual activity in connection with Madikwe’s extensive wild dog project provided an unforgettable day for Rhulani’s guests. Three female and five male wild dogs have been relocated to a larger boma. The capture of the animals, the move, the medical care and the release at the new place took the whole day.

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What is the Conservation Levy used for?

  • August 01, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation, Community & Conservation, Wildlife

All Madikwe visitors must pay a “Conservation Levy” for each day of their stay. Why is this additional fee necessary and what is the money used for?

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Mandela Day: Building a new roof

  • July 18, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Community & Conservation

Today is the International Mandela Day. At Rhulani Safari Lodge we celebrate this day to honour the legacy of Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s former President, and his values, through volunteering and community work at the “Andries Moseki Crèche in Lekgophung. We are building a new roof for the school.

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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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