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

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Traveling to Plettenberg Bay, South Africa? If you're planning to go to Plettenberg Bay, the following is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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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 Plettenberg Bay, South Africa

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

Important essentials for Plettenberg Bay, South Africa

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-friendly choice.


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection you can have.


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • 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

General health necessities

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

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January

January in this region is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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February

February for Plettenberg Bay is warm. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

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March

March is warm. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

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April

April in this region is mild. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

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May

If you are traveling to Plettenberg Bay in May, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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June

June for Plettenberg Bay is mild. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

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July

July can be chilly. 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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August

August here can be chilly. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

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September

September is mild. 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

If you are traveling to Plettenberg Bay in October, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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November

If you are traveling to Plettenberg Bay in November, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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December

If you are traveling to Plettenberg Bay in December, 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 60s F (high 10s C).

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Activities for Plettenberg Bay, South Africa

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

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