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Safari with kids - July - weather

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Safari with kids - July - weather


We are going on a safari in July with our kids (youngest is 12) and I was wondering if someone could advise about weather and especialy what to wear for morning and evening drives in the open cars.

I've looked at the weather averages which are 12-16 C. Do I need to bring full winter outfit (coats, gloves etc)?



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1. Re: Safari with kids - July - weather


It is winter season and it can get very chilly in the early mornings and evenings. On the game drives they usually provide the guests with blankets.

I will advise you to bring a coat with you and a beanie for your ears.

Enjoy your trip

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2. Re: Safari with kids - July - weather

We did safaris at Phinda and Hluhluwe-Imfolozi Park in KwaZulu-Natal in July 2007. Blankets were provided for the game drives, so our lower bodies were toasty warm. We wore fleece jackets (not our heavy ski jackets) and knit caps to keep our upper bodies/heads warm, but no gloves as that interfered with taking photos. For the morning drives, you will proabably be able to take off the hats and unzip the jackets about halfway through the drive because it does get sunny and warm.

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