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Rhulani Minute Safari - Impala herd in the shade

  • February 13, 2019 | Rolf Steiner | Category: Wildlife

The graceful, slender impalas are among the weakest animals in the Big 5 reserve Madikwe. During the day, they stay in the bushes, well protected from predators in the shade.

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A hesitating black rhino

  • February 11, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

Luckily, Sean had his smart phone ready to film the moment when his vehicle suddenly stood in front of this totally relaxed black rhino. It was one of those incredible highlights that can happen on safari.

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Win a cocktail - Rhulani’s guests create a bird encyclopedia

  • February 06, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Accommodation, Activities, Wildlife

Madikwe Game Reserve is a true bird paradise. According to the latest estimates, there are more than 400 different bird species. On 17 October 2018 we began to photograph the birds and to create an encyclopedia. Our guests win a cocktail at the bar when they send us a new bird photo. Follow the current status here!

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Rhulani Minute Safari - Sleeping pride of lions

  • February 06, 2019 | Rolf Steiner | Category: Wildlife

Here in the shade, a pride of lions is taking a break before a little later they will go hunting. Let’s take a look at these beautiful animals while they are resting.

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January update: A good start, but sad news about the cheetahs

  • February 04, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

With the start of the new year, we linked seamlessly to the fantastic successes in game viewings of recent months. But bad news regarding the cheetah project, which we have been supporting in Rhulani for years, overshadowed the achievement.

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Rhulani Minute Safari - Watching a Baby Elephant

  • January 30, 2019 | Rolf Steiner | Category: Wildlife

Let’s take a minute, very close to a herd of elephants, and watch this little baby moving between the bushes and the big animals. Isn’t this cute?

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Rhulani Minute Safari - Two cheetahs walking and spraying

  • January 23, 2019 | Rolf Steiner | Category: Wildlife

Should the two cheetahs not stay in the shade and rest during the heat of the day? No. It’s time to move through the savannah and mark the territory. We enjoy it!

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Rhulani Minute Safari - Four lions at night

  • January 16, 2019 | Rolf Steiner | Category: Wildlife

When the lions are slowly waking up and set off to look for prey as the sun sets, a safari becomes really exciting. Watch these 4 Lions getting prepared for a new mission.

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Rhulani Minute Safari - Watching giraffes

  • January 09, 2019 | Rolf Steiner | Category: Wildlife

Just watching this beautiful giraffe as it walks around and grabs some leaves from the tree in Madikwe Game Reserve.

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December update: Baby jackals and a Rock Python

  • January 05, 2019 | Rhulani Safari Lodge | Category: News, Activities, Ranger's Blog, Wildlife

What a year-end! Our consistently good animal sighting statistics have been enriched by numerous special highlights. Welcome to our monthly report of our rangers from December.

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