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

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Traveling to Wilderness, South Africa? If you're planning to go to Wilderness, we've got some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

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, South Africa

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

Important essentials for Wilderness, South Africa

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Hand sanitizer

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  • Travel insurance

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  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can wear out. An unreadable vaccination card may result in severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • 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).


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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

General health necessities

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

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January

If you are traveling to Wilderness in January, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the 70s F (mid 20s C).

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February

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

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March

March in Wilderness is a perfect temperature. 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 are traveling to Wilderness in April, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain 5-10 days this month. Daytime temperatures are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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May

May in Wilderness 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 visit Wilderness during June, you might find that it is mild. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 60s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 40s F (single digits C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain occasionally.

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July

July in Wilderness is mild. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the 40s F (single digits C).

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August

If you visit Wilderness during August, you may find that it is mild. 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 about a third of the time.

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September

September in Wilderness is balmy. The average overnight temperatures in the area are in the high 40s F (single digits C).

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October

October here is mild. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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November

If you visit Wilderness during November, you may notice that it is mild. 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 about a third of the time.

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December

If you visit Wilderness during December, you might find that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 70s F (low 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 50s F (mid 10s C). In terms of precipitation, you can expect it to rain about a third of the time.

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Activities for Wilderness, South Africa

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

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