Marakele National Park, South Africa: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Marakele National Park, South Africa? If you're planning to go to Marakele National Park, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Marakele National Park, South Africa

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

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

January

If you are traveling to Marakele National Park in January, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Shorts
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals

February

If you go to Marakele National Park in February, you will notice that it is extremely warm. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Shorts
  • Skirts
  • Dresses

March

Traveling to Marakele National Park in March, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Sandals
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Umbrella

April

Traveling to Marakele National Park in April, 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 (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

May

May in Marakele National Park very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Pants or jeans
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Standard footwear
  • Dresses
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Socks

June

If you go to Marakele National Park in June, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long skirts
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Socks

July

If you are traveling to Marakele National Park in July, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Long skirts
  • Light jacket or fleece

August

August here very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Dresses

September

September here dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals
  • Light footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts

October

October for Marakele National Park 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Skirts
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella

November

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

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants

December

If you are traveling to Marakele National Park in December, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Skirts
  • Rain coat
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Dresses
  • Shorts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Sandals
  • Sunglasses
  • Umbrella
  • Short sleeve shirts

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Marakele National Park, South Africa

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C, M and N
  • A SIM card that works in Marakele National Park

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