Activities included during your stay
Experience the sensational game viewing opportunities that await you at Rhulani, whether it is from an open Land Cruiser or at the waterhole which is located directly in front of the lodge.
Immerse yourself in a unique bird paradise and observe some of the over 400 bird species. You will see the most beautiful birds on the daily safaris, but also in the lodge. Rhulani has been awarded a special "Bird Accolade" by the Tourism Grading Council of South Africa.
During the quiet hours during the day, linger in the cozy lounge of the "Tshembo Hide", which is our underground observation hide at the waterhole. Look into the eyes of an elephant from a frog's perspective and observe the amazing wildlife up close.
Luxury safari cuisine
Try the exquisite dining experience under the magnificent African night sky, warmed by a roaring fire. In addition, a variety of indoor and outdoor dining locations are also available. For those special occasions, enjoy a romantic dinner on your own private deck.
Our traditional Southern African cuisine is complemented by a selection of world-class South African wines.
Learn during a star gazing session why mother Earth sent Scorpion to kill Orion.
According to World Travel Market Global Trends report 2010, 50% of the world's population can no longer see the stars so few places remain in the world where people can enjoy the skies pollution-free. So don’t miss this opportunity to experience the grandeur of the heavens under a South African sky, weather permitting.
Swimming pool & relaxation area
Enjoy a cocktail around the swimming pool that overlooks the Madikwe Game Reserve. Lie on loungers on our wooden sun-deck to enjoy the warmth of Africa.
Let your children have fun in the playroom equipped with toys, art supplies and DVDs. We also have babysitters who will keep an eye on them while they are in the playroom, or while they take time off to hunt for bugs together.
Treat yourself to some fine souvenirs from our well-stocked curio shop that offers a wide range of South African artistic creations as well as safari clothes and curios.
Activities you can add when at Rhulani
Spa massages & treatments
Indulge in a variety of massages in the privacy of your own room or on your private deck. See our current Massage & Treatment program here.
Private event or meeting
A cozy "Leisure Room" can be used, on request, for a formal board meeting, as well as for a cozy discussion with lounge atmosphere, for a private meal or even for an evening watching a soccer game, as there is a huge TV screen. The movable pieces of furniture give us many options to equip the space according to your wishes.
Add on experiences (subject to prior arrangement)
Intimate Bush Wedding
If you’re a bush fanatic at heart, or simply love the peace and quiet that being in the middle of nature has to offer, then why not choose to have your wedding with us? Read more about the "Intimate Bush Wedding" package here
Private Celebration in the Bush
Are you visiting Rhulani to celebrate your birthday or wedding anniversary? Would you like to renew your vows or propose to your loved one during your stay? To make your private celebration special and unforgettable, we offer the option of a "Private Celebration in the Bush". See more details here.
Guided Bush Walk
Feel the butterflies in your stomach and experience the African bush by going on a guided bush walk with our qualified ranger. Read more about this experience here.
Local Village Tour
Get a fascinating insight into local Tswana culture and life in a local village; the ideal opportunity to learn more about the life of the local people between the monring and afternoon safari. Read more about it here.
Gaborone City Tour
Visit the city of Gaborone, capital of Botswana, only 40km away from Rhulani. Learn about the rich cultural traditions of the Tswana people, or explore settings for The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency – popular mystery novels by Alexander McCall Smith – now televised. Please find more information about this offer here.
East Tour & Anti-Poaching Ops Center Visit
Would you like to drive all the way to the other side of the Madikwe Reserve and - once you have arrived in the East - get an insight of the technology, strategies and relentless efforts to combat poaching? Book this interesting tour, which can be planned in the free hours of the day. Read more here.
Conservation activity: "Rhino Notching"
Do you want to give support to Madikwe Game Reserve’s conservation activities? Are you interested in learning more about rhino protection measures and organise a rhino notching event for your group of travelers during your stay at Rhulani? Read more about the "Rhino Notching" opportunity here.
Have a look at our past Conservation activities here.
Would you like to capture the moments of your once-in-a-lifetime experience on professional photographs? Then we have the perfect offer … unique and tailor-made just for you! Read more here.