Best Time to Visit South Africa

South Africa has a pleasant climate all year round, but the weather does vary depending on where and when you go. The hottest summer months are November to March, when temperatures in the Western Cape can reach the thirties. In contrast, Kruger National Park experiences rain at this time of year, meaning the foliage is denser and animals can be trickier to spot.

Best time to visit

Climate guide for South Africa

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