Rhinomoon

The Story behind our renostermaan

The Story behind our rhinomoon

Interested in joining us for a rhinomoon? Get in touch with us!

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South Africans are the custodians of 90% of the worldwide rhino population. We therefor endeavour to inform the public of the successes achieved by those who positively contribute towards rhino conservation. Rhino Connect has successfully hosted a number of projects as well as #RhinoMoon weekends for almost 5 years. A Rhinomoon is held during the full moon period of the month - traditionally referred to as “poacher’s moon” . This entails working shoulder - to - shoulder with Anti - poaching Units. This boots - on - the - ground exercise allows individuals to become directly and proactively involved in fence patrols, rhino monitoring and a variety of other educational programs, while working side - by - side with wild rhino on private reserves. Security is of the highest priority and all participants must undergo a vetting process prior to participation.

A #Renostermaan or #Rhinomoon weekend is a great way to experience first - hand, what rhino conservation is all about. During this weekend - and depending on the project that you attend - we will provide you with loads of factual information and real - life experience about private rhino ownership, rhino behavior and wild - life management. This includes an introduction to spoor - tracking, anti - poaching and observation skills - and where possible, rifle handling and target shooting (not at our rhinos!) - presented in a safe and family friendly environment.

Our fees are based on recovering costs and expenses only and not for profit gain, as the aim of the #Rhinomoon project is solely focused on rhino conservation and protection! Included are meals and accommodation, ample game viewing, bushwalks and full - moon patrols. All ages are welcome!

Rhinomoon Available Dates 2020

  • 10 - 12 January
  • 07 - 09 February
  • 06 - 08 March
  • 03 - 05 April
  • 08 - 10 May
  • 05 - 07 June
  • 03 - 05 July
  • 01 - 03 August
  • 04 - 06 September
  • 02 - 04 October
  • 06 - 08 November
  • 04 - 06 December

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Rhinomoon

Project Ubhetyane

This facility has a wildlife rehabilitation centre and sanctuary.

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Project Shinkwe

This is our “mother project” where #Rhinomoon was started in 2016.

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Project M & k

The most magical place to do what we love doing best – saving rhinos!

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Project Rachel

People say that taking the road around the Drakensberg to the far north of the Limpopo, is like visiting Africa on its own.

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Project Little Rhino

This is an exceptional, never - to - be - forgotten project!

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Project Olivia

Visiting this project, so close to the Kruger National Park, it feels like you are inside the KNP itself.

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Project Leila

A Team - building exercise with a difference!

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Project Frikkie

Who would have guessed that one of the most stunning places on earth, is hidden away in our country’s smallest Province.

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What do our Renostermaners say?

Please read about our renostermaan experience!

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Pretoria, South Africa
Phone: +27 83 759 1608
Email: info@rhinoconnect.co.za