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

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Traveling to Wilderness National Park, South Africa? If you're planning to go to Wilderness National Park, I have 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 Wilderness National Park, South Africa

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

Important essentials for Wilderness National Park, South Africa

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • A vaccine card protector

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  • Travel insurance

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  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Hand sanitizer

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


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.

General health necessities

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

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January

In January, Wilderness National Park is a perfect temperature. Temperatures routinely are in the 70s F (mid 20s C) range. At night, lows are in the low 60s F (mid 10s C). This is also a rainy time for Wilderness National Park, with several of the days of the month having rain.

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February

Traveling to Wilderness National Park in February, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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March

March in this region is warm. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day. It rains about a third of the time.

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April

If you go to Wilderness National Park in April, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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May

May in Wilderness National Park is warm. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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June

If you go to Wilderness National Park in June, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain occasionally. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

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July

July in Wilderness National Park is mild. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

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August

Traveling to Wilderness National Park in August, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 60s F (low 20s C).

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September

September in Wilderness National Park is mild. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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October

October is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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November

November is balmy. Temperatures average in the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains regularly.

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December

If you are traveling to Wilderness National Park in December, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain regularly. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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Activities for Wilderness National Park, South Africa

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Wilderness National Park.

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