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, below is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good option.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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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.

We also recommend these top tours in and around Bontebok National Park.

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

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January

If you are 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

Traveling to Bontebok National Park in February, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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March

March is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

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April

If you are traveling to Bontebok National Park in April, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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May

Traveling to Bontebok National Park in May, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (mid 10s C).

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June

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

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July

Traveling to Bontebok National Park in July, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost about a third of the time.

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August

Traveling to Bontebok National Park in August, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost sometimes.

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September

September for Bontebok National Park is balmy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

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October

If you are traveling to Bontebok National Park in October, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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November

November in Bontebok National Park is warm. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

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December

December 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 sometimes.

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