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

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Traveling to Sodwana Bay, South Africa? If you're planning to go to Sodwana Bay, this article contains 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 Sodwana Bay, South Africa

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

Important essentials for Sodwana Bay, South Africa

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Sodwana Bay, 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 may wear out. An unreadable card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly option.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection you can have.


  • 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).

  • (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 may have unreliable tap water, so it's important to have an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a excellent option.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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

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January

January in this region is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

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February

Traveling to Sodwana Bay in February, you will notice that it is hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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March

If you go to Sodwana Bay in March, you will notice that it is pretty consistently hot. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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April

If you are traveling to Sodwana Bay in April, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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May

May is warm. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains once in a while.

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June

June in Sodwana Bay is mild. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains sometimes.

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July

July is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains sometimes.

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August

August in Sodwana Bay is warm. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains occasionally.

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September

September in Sodwana 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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October

October for Sodwana Bay is warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

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November

November is warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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December

December in this region is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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