Lodge And Activity Highlights
- Big Five game drives
- Walking safaris
- The wine list and cold beers
- Staff are amazing
- Thatched luxury chalets
General Lodge Information
- Lodge type; Safari Lodge
- Location; Madikwe Game Reserve
- Lodge size; 8 thatched Chalets
- Recommended stay; 2-5 nights
Rhulani Offers Exceptional Luxury And Wildlife, The Perfect Madikwe Safari Lodge
Rhulani Safari Lodge is situated in Madikwe Game Reserve and is set along a crest with commanding stunning vistas of the Madikwe plains and koppies while offering up 5-star luxury accommodation in a malaria-free environment.
Rhulani is an ideal destination for families, small groups as well as couples, all within the safe confines of a fenced-in establishment.
We have visited Rhulani, click here to see our thoughts and photographs, Photo Gallery.
Rooms and Suites
Seven stunning, luxuriously appointed suites are available, all with views out over and into the Madikwe Reserve.
Each Rhulani Safari Lodge suite is positioned far away from others to ensure complete privacy. Each and every luxury chalet offers guests a private plunge pool, a great place to spend time on those hot summer days. Air conditioning and coffee machine are also standard throughout.
En-suite bathrooms offer guests oval bathtubs, twin basins as well as indoor and outdoor showers.
A two-bedroomed luxury family suite is available for families with kids in tow.
Cuisine and Wine
Exquisite dining with traditional Southern African cuisine, all complimented by a world-class South African wine list and, of course, those ice-cold beers.
Dinners are served either in the indoor or outdoor dining areas. Nothing beats dining under African stars with a roaring fire and great conversation.
For romantics or on those special occasions, ask for a private dinner on the deck of your Rhulani Safari Lodge suite.
- Views out over the nearby watering hole
- Swimming Pool
- Outdoor deck overlooking the waterhole
- Intimate lounge area and library
- Indoor dining room
- Boma area
- Curio / gift shop
- Bar area
Early morning and late afternoon game drives from Rhulani Safari Lodge will give you the opportunity to view a wide variety of wildlife species, including the legendary "Big 5" as well as Wild Dog, Cheetah and Spotted and Brown hyena, to mention only but a few.
All game drives take place under the guidance of a qualified field guide and tracker in open vehicles that can carry a maximum of 10 guests per drive.
Let your children have fun in the playroom equipped with toys, art supplies and DVDs. 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.
A short "Bumble Drive" after breakfast (Bumble Drive is a short child-friendly game drive around the property in which they can see some of the not-so-dangerous wildlife from the safety of the vehicle).
The family unit sleeps a max of six while all other thatched chalets (with added beds) can sleep a max of three at any one time.
Rhulani Safari Lodge is incredibly child and family-friendly.
Spa and Wellness
Massages and treatments are available for guests at Rhulani Safari Lodge in the privacy of one's suite or private deck, your call.
Rates from R8 600.00 per person
- Rhulani Safari Lodge Rates
- Per person per night sharing (pp)
- Rates are in South African Rands
- *Rates may vary according to season
- Free WiFi internet
- Complimentary tea & coffee
- Two daily game drives (morning and afternoon)
- All meals on a full board basis
- Pick-up/drop-off at Madikwe’s Western airstrip
- Madikwe Game Reserve Gate Entry Fee
- Madikwe Conservation Levy
- Beverages (except complimentary sundowners and water on game drives and at the lodge)
- Optional excursions
- Private vehicle