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

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Traveling to Hout Bay, South Africa? If you're planning to go to Hout Bay, this 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 Hout Bay, South Africa

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

Important essentials for Hout Bay, South Africa

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

    Cases are climbing again, and areas are returning to lockdown. If you or a companion get COVID-19, you may be stuck with no way home -- but travel insurance can protect you. Learn more about COVID-19 and travel insurance


  • 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).


  • N95 masks

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an excellent TSA-friendly choice.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas may have potentially unsafe tap water, so it's useful to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good option.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

Traveling to Hout Bay in January, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 10s C).

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February

February in Hout Bay dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains once in a while.

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March

If you are traveling to Hout Bay in March, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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April

April in Hout Bay 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 here is balmy. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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June

If you go to Hout Bay 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 Hout Bay in July, 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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August

August is chilly. 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 5-10 days this month.

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October

October is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

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November

If you are traveling to Hout Bay in November, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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December

If you are traveling to Hout Bay in December, you will notice that it is mild. 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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