Simon's Town, South Africa: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Simon's Town, South Africa? If you're planning to go to Simon's Town, I've got 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 Simon's Town, South Africa

Based on the climate and weather in Simon's Town, the best time to go is February. See below for details.

Important essentials for Simon's Town, South Africa

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Simon's Town, 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.


  • 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 vaccine card can cause 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).


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry plane-friendly option.

General health necessities

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What to wear/what to pack for Simon's Town, South Africa by month

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January

January in Simon's Town is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains once in a while.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the South African Naval Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Simon's Town has excellent beaches. If you plan go to the beach, take:

February

If you are traveling to Simon's Town in February, you will notice that it dry with little rain. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the South African Naval Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Simon's Town has excellent beaches. If you plan go to the beach, take:

March

If you go to Simon's Town in March, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain occasionally. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the South African Naval Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Simon's Town has excellent beaches. If you plan go to the beach, take:

April

April in this region is mild. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the South African Naval Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Simon's Town has excellent beaches. If you plan go to the beach, take:

May

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the South African Naval Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Simon's Town has excellent beaches. If you plan go to the beach, take:

June

June for Simon's Town is relatively cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the South African Naval Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Simon's Town has excellent beaches. If you plan go to the beach, take:

July

July in this region is cool. Temperatures average in the 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the South African Naval Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Simon's Town has excellent beaches. If you plan go to the beach, take:

August

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

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the South African Naval Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Simon's Town has excellent beaches. If you plan go to the beach, take:

September

Traveling to Simon's Town in September, you will notice that it can be chilly. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the South African Naval Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Simon's Town has excellent beaches. If you plan go to the beach, take:

October

If you go to Simon's Town in October, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 50s F (mid 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the South African Naval Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Simon's Town has excellent beaches. If you plan go to the beach, take:

November

If you are traveling to Simon's Town in November, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the South African Naval Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Simon's Town has excellent beaches. If you plan go to the beach, take:

December

If you go to Simon's Town in December, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

If you see the South African Naval Museum, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

Simon's Town has excellent beaches. If you plan go to the beach, take:

Activities for Simon's Town, South Africa

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Simon's Town.

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