Bontebok National Park, South Africa: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Bontebok National Park, South Africa? If you're planning to go to Bontebok National Park, I've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Bontebok National Park, South Africa

Based on the climate and weather in Bontebok National Park, the best time to go is December. See below for details.

Important essentials for Bontebok National Park, South Africa

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Bontebok National Park, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly product.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards may get worn. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of protection available.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Bontebok National Park, South Africa by month

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January

Traveling to Bontebok National Park in January, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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February

February in Bontebok National Park is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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March

Traveling to Bontebok National Park in March, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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April

April in Bontebok National Park is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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May

May for Bontebok National Park is mild. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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June

If you are traveling to Bontebok National Park in June, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost occasionally.

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July

If you are traveling to Bontebok National Park in July, you will notice that it is cool. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost 5-10 days this month.

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August

August in Bontebok National Park is crisp. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost occasionally. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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September

If you are traveling to Bontebok National Park in September, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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October

October here is mild. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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November

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

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December

December is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains occasionally.

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Activities for Bontebok National Park, South Africa

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Bontebok National Park.

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