Matobo National Park, Zimbabwe: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

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

When to go to Matobo National Park, Zimbabwe

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

What to wear/what to pack for Matobo National Park, Zimbabwe by month

January

If you go to Matobo National Park in January, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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

What to wear/what to pack:

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

February

February here 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:

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

March

March for Matobo National Park is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains 5-10 days this month.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

April

April dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains sometimes.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

May

If you are traveling to Matobo National Park in May, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

June

If you go to Matobo National Park in June, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). There is frost occasionally.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

July

July in this region very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

August

August in this region very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

What to wear/what to pack:

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

September

If you are traveling to Matobo National Park in September, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

October

If you go to Matobo National Park in October, 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

November

Traveling to Matobo National Park in November, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

December

If you go to Matobo National Park in December, 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).

What to wear/what to pack:

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

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Matobo National Park, Zimbabwe

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types D and G
  • A SIM card that works in Matobo National Park

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