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Blog – Community & Conservation

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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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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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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