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Rhulani Insights 145 – Touch screen at reception

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

Madikwe Game Reserve is a real animal paradise. If you as a guest of Rhulani Safari Lodge want to learn more about this wonderful world, we recommend that you have a look at the “Animal List” on your Suite Pad in the room or use the touch screen at our reception.

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Rhulani Insights 144 – COVID-19 update, June 2020

  • June 21, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation, Rhulani insights

Rhulani Safari Lodge has been closed for over three months and, like everyone else, we are waiting for to resume operations after the pandemic is over. It is time for Rolf to give an update on the situation in his blog.

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Rhulani Insights 143 – Rhulani’s water capacity

  • June 07, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Accommodation, Rhulani insights

The main resources to operate a Safari Lodge are access to electricity and water. Today, with our Assistant Manager Sean, we visit the tanks that contain the water for our daily use.

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Rhulani Insights 142 – Talking about Dung Beetles

  • May 24, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Ranger's Blog, Rhulani insights, Wildlife

In today’s blog, we meet funny residents of the Madikwe Game Reserve: a dung beetle couple busily rolls a ball across the savannah. Why are they doing this?

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Rhulani Insights 141 – Clearing the airstrip

  • May 10, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Rhulani insights

Maybe you will arrive at Rhulani Safari Lodge by taking the Fedair flight from the international airport in Johannesburg. Then we will pick you up at our Western Airstrip. One of the preparatory work for landing is to chase the animals off the airstrip.

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Rhulani Insights 140 – Bird hide at Inkwe pan

  • April 26, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Rhulani insights, Wildlife

Not far from Rhulani Safari Lodge is a beautiful watering hole for the animals, called “Inkwe pan”. There is also a bird hide, a small wooden house to observe the animals. We go and have a look today with Sean.

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Rhulani Insights 139 – New bathroom for our Luxury Family Suite

  • April 12, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Accommodation, Rhulani insights

In our Luxury Family Suite there are two bedrooms and two separate bathrooms. In the course of our maintenance work, we decided not only to upgrade them, but also go through a complete rebuilding and extension. Let’s take a look at the work from December 2019 with Rhulani’s Assistant Manager Sean.

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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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