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

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Traveling to Gansbaai, South Africa? If you're planning to go to Gansbaai, below is 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 Gansbaai, South Africa

Based on the climate and weather in Gansbaai, the best time to go is January. See below for details.

Important essentials for Gansbaai, South Africa

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

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas 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 value.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

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


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

Activities for Gansbaai, South Africa

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

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

Already know when you're traveling?

January

If you are traveling to Gansbaai in January, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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February

February in this region is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains sometimes.

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March

Traveling to Gansbaai in March, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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April

April in Gansbaai is mild. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

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May

May is chilly. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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June

June here is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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July

July can be chilly. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost sometimes. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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August

August here is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost once in a while. It rains about half of the time.

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September

Traveling to Gansbaai in September, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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October

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

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November

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

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December

December in Gansbaai is warm. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

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