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

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Traveling to Royal Natal National Park, South Africa? If you're planning to go to Royal Natal National Park, the following 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 Royal Natal National Park, South Africa

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

Important essentials for Royal Natal National Park, South Africa

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Royal Natal 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


  • A vaccine card protector

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


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly option.


  • 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 you can have.

  • (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

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some areas of this country may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to take an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent kit.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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

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January

If you go to Royal Natal National Park in January, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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February

If you go to Royal Natal National Park in February, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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March

March here is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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April

April here is chilly. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost regularly. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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May

May here is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about half of the time.

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June

June is cold. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost most days.

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July

July in this region is brisk. Temperatures average in the low 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost most days.

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August

August is pretty cool. Temperatures average in the high 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost about half of the time. It rains occasionally.

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September

September in this region is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. There is frost 5-10 days this month. It rains sometimes.

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October

If you go to Royal Natal National Park in October, you will notice that it is relatively cool. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C). There is frost once in a while.

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November

November is mild. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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December

If you are traveling to Royal Natal National Park in December, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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