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, this 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 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.

IMPORTANT COVID-19 ESSENTIALS

Other health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

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


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good kit.


  • Emergency rapid COVID-19 test

    U.S. residents can get them free here. Otherwise, you can buy them here.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

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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.

We also recommend these top tours in and around Wilderness National Park.

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

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

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March

If you are traveling to Wilderness National Park in March, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain a bit less than half of the time. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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April

April in Wilderness National Park is a perfect temperature. 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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May

May in Wilderness National Park is a perfect temperature. 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

June in Wilderness National Park is balmy. 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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July

If you vacation in Wilderness National Park during July, you will probably find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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August

If you go 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

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

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October

If you go to Wilderness National Park in October, you will notice that it is mild. 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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November

If you vacation in Wilderness National Park during November, you might find that it is balmy. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 50s F (low 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain 5-10 days this month.

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December

December in Wilderness National Park is a perfect temperature. The rain can amount to several inches/centimeters. During this time, temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C) to low 70s F (low 20s C).

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