Cape Peninsula, South Africa: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Cape Peninsula, South Africa? If you're planning to go to Cape Peninsula, the following is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

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 Cape Peninsula, South Africa

Based on the climate and weather in Cape Peninsula, the best time to go is February. See below for details.

Important essentials for Cape Peninsula, South Africa

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Kids' KN95 masks

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly product.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection available.


  • Travel insurance

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


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Cape Peninsula, South Africa by month

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January

January in Cape Peninsula is warm. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains occasionally.

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February

If you are traveling to Cape Peninsula in February, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 10s C).

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March

If you go to Cape Peninsula in March, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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April

If you go to Cape Peninsula in April, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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May

If you go to Cape Peninsula in May, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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June

If you are traveling to Cape Peninsula in June, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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July

Traveling to Cape Peninsula in July, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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August

August for Cape Peninsula is crisp. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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September

September in this region is crisp. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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October

October in Cape Peninsula is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

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November

November in Cape Peninsula is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains sometimes.

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December

December in Cape Peninsula 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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Activities for Cape Peninsula, South Africa

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Cape Peninsula.

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