Namaqua National Park, South Africa: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Namaqua National Park, South Africa? If you're planning to go to Namaqua National Park, 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 Namaqua National Park, South Africa

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

Important essentials for Namaqua National Park, South Africa

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Namaqua National Park, 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

  • (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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly option.


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • 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 protection available.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a superb value.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

January here very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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February

If you go to Namaqua National Park in February, you will notice that it very dry with almost no rain. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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March

March in Namaqua National Park dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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April

April in Namaqua National Park dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains once in a while.

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May

If you are traveling to Namaqua National Park in May, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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June

If you are traveling to Namaqua National Park in June, you will notice that it is crisp. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost sometimes.

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July

July in Namaqua National Park dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost sometimes. It rains occasionally.

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August

Traveling to Namaqua National Park in August, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C). There is frost once in a while.

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September

September here dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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October

If you are traveling to Namaqua National Park in October, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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November

November here very dry with almost no rain. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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December

December for Namaqua National Park dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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