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

  • June 20, 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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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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Haute Grandeur Global Hotel Awards: Rating poll is open

  • June 13, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation

Rhulani Safari Lodge is excited to announce that the rating poll for the 2019 Haute Grandeur Global Hotel Awards is now open.

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A fresh paint for our swimming pool

  • May 29, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation

A few days without guests came just right for us to give the swimming pool a fresh look. A few sunny days, a fresh paint and a bit of work - and the pool appears like new again. What looks like “everyday maintenance” is quite a challenge in the bush.

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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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A short update on the cheetah situation in Madikwe

  • May 10, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

For many years, we have closely followed the development of the cheetahs in Madikwe. At Rhulani, we are primarily interested in helping the reserve get its own offspring for the first time, and we have offered sponsorships for new female cheetahs. Time for a short update.

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April update: A wonderful caracal sighting

  • May 06, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

The month of April was quite busy for us as a result of Easter and holiday time. Often our lodge was fully booked. The animal observations remained at a consistently good level, which is proven by the daily statistics. We would like to specifically mention a non-everyday caracal sighting here.

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Fun in the boma

  • April 21, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation, Activities

A beautiful evening, starry sky, a delicious dinner, and above all, the right people gathered around the crackling fire. These are the best conditions to get the mood right in our traditional boma. Take a look!

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LomiLomi: a new offer on Rhulani’s Massage Program

  • April 07, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation, Activities

Rhulani Safari Lodge announces a further expansion in our massage & treatment offer. Since today our qualified Spa Therapists will spoil you with a soothing “LomiLomi Massge”.

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