Tsitsikamma National Park, South Africa: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2018]

Traveling to Tsitsikamma National Park, South Africa? If you're planning to go to Tsitsikamma National Park, here is some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack:

When to go to Tsitsikamma National Park, South Africa

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

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

January

January is warm. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light footwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Sandals

February

If you go to Tsitsikamma National Park in February, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time.

Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Umbrella
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants

March

If you go to Tsitsikamma National Park in March, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain regularly. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Umbrella
  • Dresses
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Light footwear
  • Sandals
  • Shorts or short pants

April

If you are traveling to Tsitsikamma National Park in April, 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 60s F (high 10s C).

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Skirts
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Shorts or short pants
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Sandals
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella

May

May for Tsitsikamma National Park is mild. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Rain coat
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long skirts
  • Umbrella
  • Pants or jeans
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Socks

June

June here 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Standard footwear
  • Socks
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Rain coat
  • Long skirts
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Dresses

July

July for Tsitsikamma National Park is chilly. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Long skirts
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Rain coat
  • Pants or jeans

August

August in Tsitsikamma National Park is cool. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Dresses
  • Socks
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Pants or jeans
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Standard footwear
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof luggage

September

September in Tsitsikamma National Park 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.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Long skirts
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Dresses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Socks
  • Umbrella
  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Rain coat
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses

October

October in Tsitsikamma National Park is mild. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Light jacket or fleece
  • Long sleeve shirts or blouses
  • Pants or jeans
  • Umbrella
  • Standard footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Long skirts
  • Socks
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Rain coat
  • Dresses

November

November here is mild. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

What to wear/what to pack:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Umbrella
  • Sandals
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Skirts
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Waterproof footwear
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Rain coat
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof luggage

December

December is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the 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:

  • Shorts or short pants
  • Skirts
  • Waterproof footwear
  • If you're going to the beach, bathing suits, swimwear
  • Light footwear
  • Waterproof luggage
  • Rain coat
  • Umbrella
  • Sunscreen lotion
  • Long and short sleeve shirts
  • Dresses
  • Sandals

Year-round what to wear/what to pack for Tsitsikamma National Park, South Africa

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

  • A plug adadpter that supports outlet types C, M and N
  • A SIM card that works in Tsitsikamma National Park
  • If you plan to visit a church, make sure to bring appropriate clothing

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