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Rhulani Insights 138 – When the cheetah was calling

  • March 29, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Rhulani insights, Wildlife

Today we are experiencing a special moment (which was captured before our lockdown). One of the two cheetah brothers recently had a rendez-vous with a female, and he now seems to miss it. He strolls through the savannah and calls for her. His brother is silently following.

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Rhulani Insights 137 – The electric wire around the camp

  • March 15, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Accommodation, Rhulani insights

Although Rhulani’s guests are in a so-called “unfenced camp”, there is an electrical wire that runs around the entire lodge and should at least protect us from the largest animals such as elephants. We look at this with Riaan today.

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Rhulani Insights 136 – Through the tunnel to the waterhole

  • March 01, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Accommodation, Activities, Rhulani insights

Today we go again to visit the impressive construction work between our camp and the waterhole. Rolf takes you for a walk through the corridor, which in the future will be an underground tunnel through which you will reach the lounge very close to the waterhole.

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Rhulani Insights 135 - Building a hide at the waterhole

  • February 16, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Accommodation, Activities, Rhulani insights

There is a waterhole for the animals about 50 meters in front of our lounge. Now we have a plan to build an underground “hide” to watch the animals from only a few meters away. Here’s a look at the construction work.

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Rhulani Insights 134 – Breakfast is prepared

  • February 02, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Accommodation, Rhulani insights

It is a chilly morning today and our guests are still out in the bush. The ideal moment to show you our prepared breakfast buffet, which is prepared today in the cozy dining room and will welcome our guests upon return.

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Rhulani Insights 133 – A Rock Orchid in Madikwe

  • January 19, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Rhulani insights

In the rainy season we find not only animals but also beautiful plants in the Madikwe Game Reserve. Today we show you a very rare flower which we have just found on our safari: a “Rock Orchid”.

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Rhulani Insights 132 - Our new drinking bottles

  • January 05, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Accommodation, Rhulani insights

For the new year, Rhulani Safari Lodge contributes to environmental sustainability: We have removed all plastic bottles at the lodge. For our daily game drives, all our guests receive a Rhulani drinking water bottle as a gift, which can be refilled at the dispenser station before departure.

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Rhulani Insights 131 - A Christmas Tree in Madikwe

  • December 22, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Rhulani insights

Another year is coming to an end. In the Madikwe Game Reserve we will soon be celebrating Christmas with our guests, employees and the animals. Today Rolf & Sean are presenting you the real natural “Christmas Tree of the African bush”.

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Rhulani Insights 130 – Back at Rhulani at night

  • December 08, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Rhulani insights

Did you know that in Madikwe Game Reserve we are allowed to drive around in the dark? This is an amazing experience as this way you see the magnificent starry sky without light pollution and find special nocturnal animals which hide during the day. And there is a wonderful welcome when you are back at the lodge.

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Rhulani Insights 129 – Enjoying a silent afternoon

  • November 24, 2019 | Rolf Steiner | Category: Accommodation, Rhulani insights

A safari at Rhulani Safari Lodge means first of all many exciting moments with the wild animals of the African bush. But it also means many quiet, decelerating moments in the privacy of your luxury chalet, overlooking the vastness and beauty of the Madikwe Reserve.

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