Buffalo Bay
Buffalo Bay
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Buffalo Bay is a family beach with safe swimming and great surfing conditions. It is also ideal for walking (all the way to Brenton on Sea) and fishing.
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Lyn D
Oxford, UK19 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Friends
The beach and braai areas are beautiful, with stunning views of the ocean - but only for the able-bodied. Wheelchairs were not considered in the redevelopment and can no longer access / navigate from the boat launching side (esp if a boat is parked alongside) There are no ramps from the curbs either
Written 16 March 2024
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LadureeFan
Richmond, VA1 210 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Friends
Lovely beach with lots of plough snails and few beached barrel jellyfish. Mostly empty when we were there, perhaps because it was windy. Buffels Bay Bliss at the top of the steps is great for lunch. Very informal. Lots of parking. The vegetarian pizza was really good ... and the fries were good too!
Written 14 March 2024
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Johan M
124 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2023 • Couples
Our first visit. Loved the town, beach, cafe, and caravan park. Artists helped made the place beautiful with their work all over. Relaxed atmosphere.
Written 22 April 2023
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Titia B
Cape Town Central, South Africa5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022
If you enjoy walking along the beach this one is not to be missed! It goes on for kilometres and the sand is soft.The drive to the beach along the wild side is not to be missed if you love nature.
Written 9 October 2022
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Adele
Cape Town Central, South Africa73 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2022
Buffalo Bay is a lovely beach and safe environment. We were there for the day but would love to go back and spend a holiday in Buffalo Bay. There are a few restaurants and small shops to choose from.
Written 31 August 2022
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Maurice
Cape Town, South Africa8 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2021
We were surprised how rocky the beach was, almost no sand just large round rocks everywhere.
A quick drive took us to a nicer beach.
Written 24 April 2022
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Foxes99
Kenya35 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2021 • Couples
Two beaches really / one on the right as you drive there. And one more public in the village. Lovely views. Well worth a visit from Knysna
Written 13 April 2021
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HPieterse14
Montagu, South Africa36 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2020
It is always a great outing to go there. The restaurant also has great food. The parking can be a bit limited over the festive season and the beach crowded, but it is worth going there. Absolute bliss.
Written 10 September 2020
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Nick E
5 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020
A nice nice beach, good for a sunbath, a bit open to wind though. Also has a restaurant there which helps if you want to spend the afternoon there
Written 26 March 2020
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Alistair R
Louth, UK71 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2020 • Couples
We love this beach when the wind and tide are good this has to be one of the best beaches for total chilling, great for surfing if surfs up great for wind surfing, sand karts all round a great place.
If it is windy it gets a bit rough and sand really blasts you then give it a miss for sun bathing
Written 16 March 2020
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