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Starting off into the winter with heated plunge pools

  • August 09, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation

Each of our guest chalets has a private deck with a luxurious plunge pool. Since the beginning of this year’s winter season, the pools are heated and can be used all year around.

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July Update: The cheetah on the tree

  • August 03, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Did you know that even cheetahs can climb trees? If not, you could have followed this as a Rhulani guest with us last month. Welcome to our July review from the bush.

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SABA Training - Guest experiences in the focus

  • July 25, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation, Staff

Also this year, we were supported by the International South African Butler Academy (SABA) to consolidate our employees on the five star service standard. This time, the focus was on guest experiences, and a number of new signature services were introduced.

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Win a cocktail - Rhulani’s guests create a bird encyclopedia

  • July 23, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation, Activities, Wildlife

Madikwe Game Reserve is a true bird paradise. According to the latest estimates, there are more than 400 different bird species. On 17 October 2018 we began to photograph the birds and to create an encyclopedia. Our guests win a cocktail at the bar when they send us a new bird photo. Follow the current status here!

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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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July SPECIAL: 50% discount for Local Residents

  • July 08, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation

Rhulani Safari Lodge announces an attractive SPECIAL for local residents who want to take the opportunity to discover the beauties of African wildlife in the Madikwe Game Reserve later this month. We offer 50% discount on Accommodation Rates. This discount is applicable on Advance Accommodation Rates for bookings in July 2019.

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June update: A pack of 20 Black-backed Jackals

  • July 07, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Winter time means for us a bit of tranquility in Madikwe Reserve, shorter days, cool nights, but lots of sunshine. Visitors are impressed by the beauty of nature and the fascinating wildlife during this time. For example, we suddenly met about 20 jackals in the open field. Here is our summary from last month.

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2019 World Luxury Hotel Awards: Voting is open NOW!

  • July 01, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation

Time to vote again. The “World Luxury Hotel Awards” announce the start for this year’s voting period to choose the best hotels in the world. Rhulani Safari Lodge is a shortlisted candidate in the category “Luxury Bush Lodge”. Just like in the last years, we try hard to be successful again. We hope for as many votes as possible and thank you for the support.

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Five Star Grading for Rhulani Safari Lodge renewed

  • June 16, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation

Last Friday, we received exciting news from the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa (TGCSA). The 5-star grading of Rhulani Safari Lodge has been confirmed for another year.

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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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