The adventure begins the moment you arrive at Madikwe Game Reserve, and an award-winning South African welcome awaits you at Rhulani Safari Lodge.
In 2015 the Lodge was named “Best Safari Villa Worldwide” at the Hotel of the Year Awards. In 2016, Rhulani was Luxury Travel Guide’s winning choice for “Luxury Safari Lodge”.
So it’s no surprise that Rhulani lives up to its 5-Star promise to offer the very best of the bush. Speaking of which daily game drives on the malaria-free Reserve will give you the opportunity to view a wide variety of wildlife species, including the legendary “Big Five”.
Here, the ordinary has been transformed into the extraordinary. Experience an oasis of calm; a place that nourishes the soul and lifts the spirit. Come and feel the bush and make memories to last a lifetime!
Seven luxury chalets harmoniously blend with the bushveld to offer absolute privacy and serenity. Each boasts:
These two separate suites combine for a superlative family retreat. Each has the same features as the chalets, with outdoor showers only. In addition:
The main lodge is a peaceful spot to sit back, relax and enjoy sensational views of the savannah.
Traditional dishes are on the menu and always complemented by a selection of world-class South African wines. Whether your dining experience is indoors, or out in the boma – under the starry sky, warmed by a roaring fire, it is guaranteed to be exquisite. Guests can also opt to eat poolside, or out on their private deck.
The adventure begins with a game drives under the guidance of qualified rangers. With advanced planning, Rhulani is happy to host your bush wedding or conference.
Climate change is an urgent issue and hits close to the heart at Rhulani. As such, guests are encouraged to lower their carbon footprint by planting trees during their stay. The Lodge proudly holds a membership to Food & Trees for Africa (FTFA) – the national greening, food gardening, and climate change action enterprise that contributes to disadvantaged communities.
Children of all ages are welcome at Rhulani! Upon arrival, each child receives a complimentary kit and there is a kiddie’s corner especially equipped with toys, DVDs and more.