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Visiting the female cheetahs in the “Lion’s Boma”

  • December 07, 2017 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Community & Conservation, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Three days ago was the World Cheetah Day. This is an ideal moment to visit our three female cheetahs. They are located in the north of Madikwe Reserve in a boma and will soon be released. How is the adaptation process going, and what are the chances of a successful life for them in freedom?

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November update: a lion couple on honeymoon

  • December 03, 2017 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

The monthly statistics about animal sightings remained very stable last November. Many beautiful encounters offered our guests a memorable safari. An absolute highlight was the lion couple on honeymoon, right next to our vehicles. Here is our November update from the bush.

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Looking for the Big5 - E9: Impala rutting season

  • November 30, 2017 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Have you ever dreamed of becoming a ranger? In Episode 9 Rhulani Safari Lodge Field Guide Alasdair tells us more about the impala rutting season.

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Rhulani’s “Mr. T”: Madikwe feels like home

  • November 28, 2017 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Ranger's Blog, Staff

Tsholofelo Moagi has recently joined Rhulani’s Field Guide team. This giant man knows Madikwe like the back of his hand. Where does Tsholofelo come from? What does he like about his new job, what are his dreams? Get to know our fourth ranger a bit better.

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When Alasdair roared like a lion

  • November 25, 2017 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

There is no doubt that the rangers of Rhulani Safari Lodge are very knowledgable, qualified and experienced. But did you know that they are also very funny? Watch and have fun with this video, as our ranger Alasdair roars like a lion.

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What makes the difference between a good and a spectacular safari

  • November 19, 2017 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

What makes a game drive really special? Is it the feeling of finding oneself in the endless expanse of nature? Is it the silence? Is it the possibility to see wild animals up close? Is it the constant tension, what you will see next?

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Looking for the Big5 - E8: Alasdair tracks cheetah

  • November 16, 2017 | RhulaniSafariLodge | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Have you ever dreamed of becoming a ranger? In Episode 8 Rhulani Safari Lodge Field Guide Alasdair walks with his GoPro Camera along the fence line and finds us two cheetahs.

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October update: Fires, kills and roars

  • November 04, 2017 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

What a month! Even our hardened rangers, who hardly can be surprised, had some “once in a lifetime” experiences last October, especially with very active predators. Welcome to our monthly update from the bush.

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Looking for the Big5 - E7: Elephants love water

  • November 02, 2017 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Have you ever dreamed of becoming a ranger? In Episode 4 Rhulani Safari Lodge Field Guide Alasdair shows us some elephants at the waterhole. Look how happy they are there!

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A wild dog kill between the conference room and reception

  • October 28, 2017 | Category: News, Accommodation, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

What a wake up call for Rhulani’s guests on Saturday, October 28, 2017. At the lodge entrance, right between the conference room and the reception, a wild dog pack killed an impala. A sighting you will not get every day!

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