As our guest let us organize transfers to/from Rhulani for you. We work with selected, reliable suppliers.

Please inform our Front of House, and we will include the transfer of your choice in our offer to you. All rates include VAT and are subject to change without prior notice due to unpredictable price increases.

Road transfers

Our suppliers are professional tour operators. The drivers/guides are fully accredited and medically cleared. All vehicles are comprehensively insured to carry International Tourists (PDP). Rates include driver, vehicle, fuel and toll fees.

Road transfer rates from Johannesburg to Madikwe

2022 per way: 1-3 passengers R5,650 / 4-7 passengers R6,500 / 8-13 passengers R7,950

Road transfer rates from Gaborone to Madikwe

2022 One way transfer: 1-3 passengers R2,500 / 4-6 passengers R4,050 / 7-13 passengers R6,150

2022 Return transfer: 1-3 passengers R4,450 / 4-6 passengers R6,650 / 7-13 passengers R11,700

Due to the current COVID-19 entry regulations between South Africa and Botswana, an additional fee of R1'000 per way will be charged in the event of a necessary PCR test of the driver. The application of this surcharge will be clarified at the time of check-out based on the then applicable regulations.

We also recommend our guests who are entering or leaving via Gaborone to inform themselves well about the entry and exit regulations regarding COVID-19.


Road transfer rates from a different location

We kindly ask you to contact our reservation office for possibilities and current rates 

Air transfers

Our supplier is Federal Airlines (Fedair). You will be welcomed on your arrival at Johannesburg OR Tambo Int'l Airport and escorted to the departure lounge. After a one hour flight, you will land on the Western Airstrip of Madikwe Game Reserve, where you will be greeted by Rhulani's ranger and brought to the lodge (15 minutes drive). Your first safari!

Read more about the flight experience with the Fedair shuttle to Rhulani here.

Flight Schedule

Daily scheduled flights from Johannesburg OR Tambo Int'l Airport (flight duration: 1 hour)

From January to June 2022 (1 flight per day)

From Johannesburg to Madikwe: 11:00h
From Madikwe to Johannesburg: 12:15h

From July to December 2022 (2 flights per day)

From Johannesburg to Madikwe: 10:00h / 13:00h
From Madikwe to Johannesburg: 11:30h / 14:30h

Fly-in Rates

Applicable Rates are per person per way flight

2022: Adults R4,905 (South African Residents: R2,995)

Children (2 - 11 years): 25% discount / Infant < 2 years: 75% discount

Please make sure you have enough time at the terminal of Johannesburg OR Tambo Int'l Airport, if you have a flight connection. Please note the current terms and conditions regarding check-in times and luggage restrictions by Fedair. Landing & departure times may be delayed due to waether conditions or animal obstructing the runway in Madikwe. Rhulani cannot be held responsible for flight delays.

Charter flight

Please let us know if you would like us to organize a charter flight for you.


Rhulani safari Lodge has its own helipad.