Blyde River Canyon, South Africa: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Blyde River Canyon, South Africa? If you're planning to go to Blyde River Canyon, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Blyde River Canyon, South Africa

Based on the climate and weather in Blyde River Canyon, the best time to go is September. See below for details.

What to wear/what to pack for Blyde River Canyon, South Africa by month

January

Traveling to Blyde River Canyon in January, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat

February

Traveling to Blyde River Canyon in February, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion

March

Traveling to Blyde River Canyon in March, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Sandals

April

If you go to Blyde River Canyon in April, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals

May

May in Blyde River Canyon dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Socks
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece

June

June very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Socks

July

Traveling to Blyde River Canyon in July, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Light jacket or fleece

August

If you are traveling to Blyde River Canyon in August, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). There is frost once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear

September

If you are traveling to Blyde River Canyon in September, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks

October

October here is mild. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Umbrella

November

If you are traveling to Blyde River Canyon in November, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Umbrella

December

Traveling to Blyde River Canyon in December, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light footwear
  • Skirts
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Blyde River Canyon, South Africa

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Blyde River Canyon, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C, M and N
  • A SIM card that works in Blyde River Canyon

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