most fruitful game-viewing period in Africa is in the
water supplies assemble animals and the vegetation
becomes thinned out. This optimum safari season usually
includes winter (May – August) and the hot spring
months of September and October.
climate is comfortable in the dry winter months of May,
June, July and August. Then the daytime temperatures
are mild and the nights a little cool. An ideal opportunity
for animal viewing in the top safari locations of southern
Africa, because the shrubs and trees
don't have so many leaves to obstruct the view.
that it hardly ever rains in winter, the animals must
come to the waterholes to drink in the mornings and
afternoons and can easily be observed from a vehicle
grass can be long in some areas after the rains; therefore
game viewing at these times can be difficult.
In some areas the wildlife will disperse during the
rains due to the ample water supply, as they are not
dependent on water holes.
the warmer months most animals find
shelter during the heat of the day.
Most safari activities take place
in the early morning and late afternoon
that maximize the chance of encountering
when they are the most active.
watching, the summer months are the
best, when migratory birds are in
residence, this is generally between
October and March.
Town's best weather is during
February, March & April, however
the spring months of August and September
are a rewarding time to visit when
flowers and whales are in abundance.