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The adventure begins the moment you arrive at Madikwe Game Reserve.

A wonderful welcome awaits you at the main lodge, Rhulani means Relax so sit back and enjoy!

Creating Rhulani has been both stimulating and inspirational, we set out to transform the ordinary into the extraordinary, to build a modern day refuge, an oasis of calm, a place to nourish the soul and lift the spirit.

We invite you to experience the serenity and harmony of this special place with us; come celebrate nature, celebrate life!

The Lodge
Water cascades gently into the meandering rock pool around which you will find ample sun or shade provided by beautiful old Marula trees, an ideal spot for quiet contemplation.

Weather and whim can dictate where you would prefer to dine.

Indoors and outdoors merge effortlessly at Rhulani, ensuring you magnificent views of the bush. Sit and meditate awhile; your comfort is assured as you relax surrounded by earthy rich African colour and our warm hospitality.

Library with interesting selection of books for your reading pleasure.

Succumb to the peace and tranquility of this spectacular setting. Luxury air-conditioned accommodation with en-suite bathrooms, private decks and plunge pools, indoor and outdoor showers and mini bars:
- 7 Luxury chalets, each with spectacular views of the bush.
- Private deck and plunge pool.
- En-suite bathrooms, indoor and outdoor showers.
- Quench your thirst at the main bar, under the shade of a Marula tree or from your well stocked mini bar in your chalet.
- Air-conditioning and mini bar
- 1 Luxury family suite with private deck, lounge area, plunge pool, en-suite bathrooms, indoor and outdoor shower, air-conditioning and mini bar.

Dining alfresco under a glorious African night sky, warmed by a roaring fire is a magical way to end a perfect day. Traditional Southern African cuisine is complimented by a selection of world-class local wines.

Game Viewing
Sensational game viewing opportunities await you at Rhulani - whether from the open Land Rover or on foot with your experienced game ranger or from right in front of the lodge at the nearby water-hole.

Our beautiful conference centre, which accommodates up to 30 delegates around our unique leadwood conference table. Conferences can be organised from a to z through our reservations to suite your itinery.

We have nine rooms available at Rhulani however overflow can be arranged at our neighbouring 5 star lodge.

Rooms and Units Available:

Private Chalet (Peak 2017)
(peak season a min of 3 nights is required)
Amount of similar units: 7
Sleeps 2 Adults

Private Chalet 2017
(peak season a min of 3 nights is required)
Amount of similar units: 7
Sleeps 2 Adults

Private Chalets
(peak season a min of 3 nights is required)
Amount of similar units: 7
Sleeps 2 Adults

Facilities & Services available:

Children under 12
Honeymoon Couples
Babysitting Service
Laundry Service
Conference facilities
Wedding facilities
Bar on the Premises
Dining room
Cots available
Curio Shop
Fax & Photocopy Machine
Fireplace on the Premises
Tswana / Sotho

Cancellation Policy:

The following cancellation terms and conditions will apply to reservations which are cancelled in part or in full as follows
• 45 and 30 days prior to arrival 30% of the total amount will be due
• 29 and 15 days prior to arrival 50% of the total amount will be due.
• 14 and 0 days prior to arrival 90% of the total amount will be due


From Johannesburg head north west on R24 to Magaliesburg.
Once in Magaliesburg, follow Route 509 to Derby, Koster and Swartruggens.
From Swartruggens follow the N4 Toll Road to Zeerust.
Once in Zeerust, turn right at Gabarone/Madikwe signs on Route R49.
Pass the Abjaterskop Gate (first entrance to Madikwe), 7Kms before the Wonderboom gate.
Enter Madikwe Game Reserve at the Wonderboom gate, 97km north of Zeerust.
Drive time is approximately three and a half hours from Johannesburg and Pretoria.

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  • Accommodation Type: Game Lodge