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

Traveling to Mossel Bay, South Africa? If you're planning to go to Mossel Bay, below 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 Mossel Bay, South Africa

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

Important essentials for Mossel Bay, South Africa

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • 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 often wear out. An unreadable card can have severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • 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 option.


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection possible.

General health necessities

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

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January

January is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Bartholomeu Dias Museum Complex, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

February

February is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Bartholomeu Dias Museum Complex, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

March

March is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Bartholomeu Dias Museum Complex, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

April

April is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Bartholomeu Dias Museum Complex, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

May

If you visit Mossel Bay during May, you might notice that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 50s F (low 10s C). Humidity is generally between 70 and 80% during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Bartholomeu Dias Museum Complex, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

June

If you go to Mossel Bay in June, you will notice that it is balmy. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Bartholomeu Dias Museum Complex, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

July

July here is balmy. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Bartholomeu Dias Museum Complex, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

August

August in Mossel Bay is mild. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C). But the colder weather doesn't bring low humidity, which is in the 70% to 80% range on average.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Bartholomeu Dias Museum Complex, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

September

September here is mild. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (high 10s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Bartholomeu Dias Museum Complex, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

October

October in this region is balmy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Bartholomeu Dias Museum Complex, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

November

November in Mossel Bay is mild. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Bartholomeu Dias Museum Complex, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

December

December for Mossel Bay is warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you go to the Bartholomeu Dias Museum Complex, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Activities for Mossel Bay, South Africa

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

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