Rhulani Safari Lodge
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- Continental Breakfast
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Room service
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Swimming pool
TripAdvisor Reviews Rhulani Safari Lodge Madikwe Game Reserve
Travel Blogs from Madikwe Game Reserve
... The rangers were determined to find the wild dogs but it wasn't to be. We saw their tracks but did not get a sighting. We did however get to see the black rhino and Frances had a chameleon climb all over her. It was a fabulous evening. Dinner was served as soon as we got back, three course meal. We all had eland (big antelope) and it was delicious. Seeing as we were getting a 4.30am wake up call we headed off to bed in our air conditioned bedrooms. It is going to be such a hard four ...
... eventually and afterwards a family of elephants entertained us by coming for a swim in the river below. The rest of the day was spent escaping the heat in the shade of the tent, watching lizards, monkeys and birds passing through the trees.
A lovely afternoon/evening drive brought us wild dogs, more lions and elephants playing in the water. A fine dinner followed and we fell asleep to the lion's roar again. I think the rhino is giving him ...
Jenny and Brenda from the Ashden Guesthouse cooked us one of the best breakfasts we've had in ZAF and even gave us some of the fabulous cheese scones to take away with us!
We had a few hours to spare so we popped into the Mafeking Game Reserve at the end of the road and had the entire place to ourselves bar an anti - poaching patrol. We had some nice views of black wildebeest and giraffes and spotted ...
... that you are entering Big 5 country! Nonetheless, if Gordon and Sue (the owners) have no problem with a no-rifle policy, then we have little recourse but to trust their judgment. The scurrying of a scrub hare as well as a trip of helmeted guinea fowl greet us as they make their way down the road. JR wants to take us to a spot where he thinks there should be lions. The smell hits us first then ...
... and Impala. Luckily for the zebra they were not walking in the direction of the lions. The rest of the drive back to the lodge was pretty quiet.
At the end of the day I decided to go and sit in the hide- one of my favourite places- its quiet, peaceful and a great chance of seeing many animals. I didn't have to wait long, as a breeding herd of elephants soon came down to the waterhole to drink. They were right in front of me- a ...