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Rhulani Safari Lodge confirmed as “Best Luxury Bush Lodge”

  • October 15, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation

We are honored to announce that Rhulani Safari Lodge has won the trophy of the “Best Luxury Bush Lodge - Global Winner” for the sixth time in a row at the “World Luxury Hotel Awards”. Rhulani’s owners proudly received the award at the gala ceremony last Saturday.

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September update: Elephant chases a leopard away

  • October 02, 2019 | Rolf Steiner | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

The lack of water pose great challenges for us and the animals at the end of winter time. On the daily safaris with our guests we still enjoyed unique game viewing, such as when an elephant chased a leopard away from the waterhole. Welcome to our monthly update from the bush.

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“Recognition of Excellence” awarded to Rhulani Safari Lodge

  • September 30, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation

Rhulani Safari Lodge has just been awarded the “HotelsCombined Recognition of Excellence” for 2019 in South Africa.

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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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August update: Notable changes in the wild dog population

  • September 04, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

The beautiful month of August showed a lot of sunshine and thus a wonderful safari experience for all our guests. But the end of the winter season brought us also dry and dusty days. The highlight: We make a sensational announcement regarding the wild dogs, known as the characteristic animal for Madikwe. Welcome to our monthly report from the bush.

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When will we see cheetah cubs in Madikwe?

  • August 27, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

The question of when we will see small, cute cheetah cubs for the very first time in our park seems to be more justified than ever. For many years, with Rhulani Safari Lodge’s support, the reserve has been investing considerable financial resources and efforts in the ambitious project of reproducing this susceptible animal in the wild, so far with no success. But now the hopes are great.

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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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