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

2024 per way: 1-3 passengers ZAR 6,720 / 4-7 passengers ZAR 7,820 / 8-13 passengers ZAR 10,120

2025 per way: 1-3 passengers ZAR 7,185 / 4-7 passengers ZAR 8,395 / 8-13 passengers ZAR 10,695

Road transfer rates from Gaborone to Madikwe

2024 per way: 1-3 passengers ZAR 3,000 / 4-6 passengers ZAR 4,500 / 7-13 passengers ZAR 6,900

2025 per way: 1-3 passengers ZAR 3,200 / 4-6 passengers ZAR 4,810 / 7-13 passengers ZAR 7,380

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!

Luggage Restriction: 1 piece of checked SOFT luggage / duffle bag of max. 20kg (one flat side will be allowed) and 1 piece of SOFT hand luggage of max. 5 kg per person will be allowed. In case of excess / over-weight luggage complimentary luggage storing facility is provided.

Please note that current terms and conditions mentioned on your flight ticket regarding check-in times and luggage restrictions by Fedair will apply. Landing & departure times may be delayed due to weather conditions or animal obstructing the runway in Madikwe. Rhulani cannot be held responsible for flight delays.

Scheduled flights

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

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

2024: Adults ZAR 6,870 (South African Residents: ZAR 5,945)

Children (2 - 11 years): 25% discount / Infant < 2 years: 75% discount. A Single Supplement might apply in case you are the only passenger.

Please make sure you have enough time at the terminal of Johannesburg OR Tambo Int'l Airport, if you have a flight connection.

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

Charter flight

Please let us know if you would like us to organize a charter flight for you. A charter flight is organized exclusively and privately for you and your fellow travelers. The flight time can be freely chosen according to your wishes - a unique experience!

Fly-in Rates

Applicable Rates are per way flight. Prices are indicative and may vary at short notice.

Cessna Caravan 208 Aircraft - for up to 10 passengers:

- From / to Johannesburg OR Tambo Int’l Airport: ZAR 95,000

- From / to Skukuza or Sabi Sands: ZAR 130,000

Pilatus PC12 Aircraft - for up to 8 passengers:

- From / to Cape Town (Fuel Stop in Kimberley): ZAR 298,000

- From / to Victoria Falls: ZAR 280,000


Rhulani Safari Lodge has its own helipad.