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Day 5: A buffalo - LIVE!

  • March 30, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation

Read how Rhulani Safari Lodge masters the daily challenge in times of the coronavirus and how we prepare ourselves for the future. Thoughts from Rhulani’s owner Rolf who lives in Switzerland. Today: A buffalo - LIVE!”

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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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Book now and reschedule without penalty in case of COVID-19 restrictions

  • March 12, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation

Due to the current special situation in connection with the Coronavirus COVID-19, Rhulani Safari Lodge offers special conditions for new bookings. You have the right to rebook until shortly before your planned arrival if travel is not possible.

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Martin: «The black rhino wanted our company»

  • March 09, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Watching anaimals is always something unique and special. Recently, Rhulani Safari Lodge’s Ranger Martin was surprised by a very sociable black rhino, that followed him for a while. You rarely see something like this.

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Life of a Ranger: Steenbok

  • March 08, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Did you know that the Steenbok is one of the smallest antelope species, and that they life with their partner for a lifetime? Rhulani’s Ranger Alasdair tells us more about the Steenboks and about his theory of why they always run away when you see them.

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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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Finding leopard Munye: Ralf’s perfect start at Rhulani

  • March 05, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Ralf Niezen had just started to work at Rhulani as a Field Guide and he set out to show our guests the beauties of the Madikwe reserve for the first time. The experienced and highly qualified ranger had a good sense and a bit of luck. A leopard came to meet him on the road.

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February update: A mystical idyll and a cheetah birth

  • March 03, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Slowly and slowly we are approaching the end of summer time and this with fantastic pictures from Madikwe Game Reserve. The countless, unique animal observations that our guests were able enjoy were surpassed by extraordinary news: the birth of a cheetah. This is the monthly report from February.

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First cheetah birth in the history of Madikwe Game Reserve

  • February 29, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

This is the news we have been waiting for and it is a small sensation for Madikwe Game Reserve. For the first time in the park’s 29-year history, we can report the birth of a cheetah. The ambitious project, which was marked by some setbacks, was finally successful.

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Life of a Ranger: Elephant in musth

  • February 23, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Did you know that when an elephant bull is in musth, his testosterone level is more than ten times higher than normal? Rhulani’s head ranger Sean tells us how you can easily recognise when an elephant is in musth and how you should behave when you find one on the road.

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