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Rhulani Insights 150 – Relaxing in the hide

  • September 13, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Accommodation, Rhulani insights

With the reopening of Rhulani on October 1st, our guests will have the opportunity to spend relaxing time in our new, amazing Observation Hide next to the waterhole. Join Rhulani’s Assistant Manager Sean for a moment of calm in the cozy lounge with an impressive view of elephants.

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Rhulani Insights 149 – Rhulani’s new hide at the waterhole

  • August 30, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Accommodation, Rhulani insights

Now we are ready: Just in time for our reopening, the new, fantastic underground hide next to the waterhole is ready for our guests. Today, Rhulani’s Assistant Manager Sean takes you down the tunnel today until you arrive at a cozy lounge with a perfect view to watch the animals.

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Rhulani Insights 148 – Reopening announcement

  • August 16, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation, Rhulani insights

After the recent easing in South Africa regarding the COVID-19 lockdown, we have made a decision: Rhulani Safari Lodge will prepare for a reopening on October 1, 2020 and from then on we will accept new bookings. In today’s blog, Rolf talks about the details of the reopening, and especially what this means for our guests.

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Rhulani Insights 147 – The roof of the game drive vehicle

  • August 02, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Activities, Rhulani insights

The vehicle with which you go on the daily safari is open. So you always enjoy the fresh air of the African bush and an open, wide view of the savannah to watch the animals. The vehicle also has a roof, but not always. Rolf tells us more about this today.

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Rhulani Insights 146 – Rhinos and zebras at the pan

  • July 19, 2020 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: Ranger's Blog, Rhulani insights, Wildlife

In today’s blog we experience an indescribably beautiful animal sighting at the pan, where a few white rhinos and zebras are found in the light of the evening sun. The reason for the animals’ stay here does not seem to be the water, as Rhulani’s head ranger Sean explains.

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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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