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Rhulani Insights 210 - Switching over to solar

  • October 08, 2023 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation, Rhulani insights

Today is a great day in the over 20 year history of Rhulani Safari Lodge. We are celebrating the completion of the solar project, and together with Kyle, director of “Blockpower”, we are officially putting the solar system into operation today and at the same time saying goodbye to the grid. From now on, the sun, solar panels, batteries and, as a final back-up, a generator will provide power at Rhulani.

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Rhulani renews its commitment to HACCP Standards

  • September 30, 2023 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation

Food safety is a key area in our list of quality standards. Accordingly, after our commitment last year to comply with HACCP standards, we have extended them for a further 12 months and renewed the certification.

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The Diary: We install a solar plant

  • September 27, 2023 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation

After a lot of optimization in the technology, we are now improving the aesthetics. The bases on which the solar system stands are now painted with fresh paint. In the end, the bases should adapt well to the surrounding nature, both in the dry winter and in the summer, where green grass grows. Not an easy task.

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Walking for Rhinos: Traditional event for a good cause

  • September 26, 2023 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Wildlife

Every year: Well coordinated with the global “Rhino Day”, an event with lots of activities and information about endangered rhinos took place in the Madikwe Game Reserve. No question that Rhulani was present this time too, and that some of our guests were also fascinated by this important topic.

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Congratulations to our Chef Phinda

  • September 19, 2023 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Staff

Our long-time chef Phinda has just returned from a course with a certificate. The week-long training conducted by Prue Leith Culinary Institute was on “Menu Planning Plating and Trends”. The whole Rhulani team warmly congratulates. Well done Phinda!

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Welcome Felix!

  • August 24, 2023 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Another cheetah has quietly and inconspicuously made its way to the Madikwe Game Reserve and will now delight our guests as well. The beautiful cat is a male, we call him “Felix”. The journey to his new home was quite amazing.

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Enjoy a safari day - from sunrise to sunset!

  • August 22, 2023 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation, Activities

Immerse yourself in the wealth of experiences you will have in an ordinary day at Rhulani Safari Lodge, presented by a young tour group from the U.S. “Travel with Kids” who visited us recently. Enjoy the funny video, the energy and the luxury!

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Great Hyena sighting raises an interesting question

  • August 20, 2023 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

This sighting will be remembered for several reasons. The remains of an almost completely eaten elephant. There are also predators known to eat the last bite: hyenas and jackals. Rhulani’s ranger Willem watches the unique hustle and bustle in the beautiful afternoon

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WLHA2023: Cast your vote for Rhulani Safari Lodge!

  • August 11, 2023 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation

It’s that time again: With excitement and hope we look forward to the voting period for this year’s “World Luxury Hotel Awards” (WLHA), which begins today. Rhulani Safari Lodge is again a shortlisted candidate and hopes to win first prize at the global level in the “Best Luxury Bush Lodge” category for the tenth consecutive year. Please help us, reserve 30 seconds and vote for us - right now!

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Bushfire – Rhulani’s closing time a little later

  • August 01, 2023 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News

Winter time, dry season, and so, high season for one of the greatest natural hazards lurking in the African bush: a bush fire. A few days ago we were once again reminded of this danger when we saw smoke and a sea of flames on the horizon. The thrill and the potentially destructive power was managed perfectly with professionalism and the South African composure for such situations and the fire was brought under control.

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