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

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Traveling to Table Mountain National Park, South Africa? If you're planning to go to Table Mountain National Park, below 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 Table Mountain National Park, South Africa

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

Important essentials for Table Mountain National Park, South Africa

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Table Mountain 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


  • 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

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID-19 protection available.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly product.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

  • (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


  • A vaccine card protector

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

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great kit.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

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

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January

January in Table Mountain National Park is warm and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains once in a while.

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February

If you visit Table Mountain National Park during February, you might see that it is warm and somewhat hazy. Temperatures tend to hover around the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). Humidity is generally around 60 during the day. In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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March

If you go to Table Mountain National Park in March, you will notice that it is warm and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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April

April is mild and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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May

Traveling to Table Mountain National Park in May, you will notice that it is mild, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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June

June in this region is relatively cool and somewhat rainy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C) during the day. It rains about half of the time.

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July

If you are traveling to Table Mountain National Park in July, you will notice that it is chilly and somewhat rainy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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August

If you are traveling to Table Mountain National Park in August, you will notice that it is relatively cool, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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September

In September, Table Mountain National Park is cool, somewhat rainy and somewhat hazy. Temperatures routinely are in the 60s F (high 10s C) and sometimes jump into the low 70s F (low 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the high 40s F (single digits C). This is also a rainy time for Table Mountain National Park, with several of the days of the month having rain. In September, humidity reaches as high as 70%.

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October

October in this region is mild and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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November

November for Table Mountain National Park is mild and somewhat hazy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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December

If you are traveling to Table Mountain National Park in December, you will notice that it is warm and somewhat hazy. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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