Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park, South Africa: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park, South Africa? If you're planning to go to Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park, we've got 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 Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park, South Africa

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

Important essentials for Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park, South Africa

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Ukhahlamba Drakensberg 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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is an easy-to-carry TSA-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 are not available for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear away. An unreadable vaccine card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps stop that.


  • 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

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a great value.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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What to wear/what to pack for Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park, South Africa by month

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January

Traveling to Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park in January, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain about two thirds of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C).

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February

If you are traveling to Ukhahlamba Drakensberg 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 high 50s F (mid 10s C).

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March

March for Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park can be chilly. Temperatures average in the high 50s 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 low 50s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about a third of the time.

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May

May in Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park is cold. Temperatures average in the 40s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains occasionally.

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June

June here can be very chilly. Temperatures average in the high 30s F (single digits C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher.

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July

If you are traveling to Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park in July, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 30s F (single digits C).

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August

If you are traveling to Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park in August, you will notice that it can be very chilly. Expect it to rain sometimes. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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September

September here is cool. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (low 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

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October

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

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November

If you are traveling to Ukhahlamba Drakensberg Park in November, you will notice that it is chilly. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 50s F (low 10s C).

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December

December is mild. Temperatures average in the high 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about two thirds of the time.

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