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

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Traveling to Zululand, South Africa? If you're planning to go to Zululand, I'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 Zululand, South Africa

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

Important essentials for Zululand, South Africa

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

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • N95 masks to use in crowded airports

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


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good TSA-friendly choice.


  • 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).


  • Travel insurance

    If you or a companion get COVID-19, your amazing trip can be ruined. Good travel insurance can help. See plans


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards can become worn. An unreadable vaccine card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.

General health necessities

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

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January

January here is extremely warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains about half of the time.

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February

February for Zululand is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains regularly.

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March

March in Zululand is warm. Temperatures average in the low 70s F (low 20s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains 5-10 days this month.

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April

If you go to Zululand in April, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain about a third of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 10s C).

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May

Traveling to Zululand in May, you will notice that it is balmy. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the 60s F (high 10s C).

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June

June in this region dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains once in a while.

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July

July dry with little rain. Temperatures average in the low 50s F (mid 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains occasionally.

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August

If you go to Zululand in August, you will notice that it is mild. Expect it to rain once in a while. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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September

September is mild. Temperatures average in the 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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October

October for Zululand is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the high 60s F (high 10s C), with daytime temperatures significantly higher. It rains a bit less than half of the time.

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November

If you go to Zululand in November, you will notice that it is a perfect temperature. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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December

Traveling to Zululand in December, you will notice that it is warm. Expect it to rain about half of the time. Average temperatures (including nighttime) are in the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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Activities for Zululand, South Africa

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

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