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Buffalo Bay

Walker Drive, | Walker Drive, Knysna 6570, South Africa
+27 44 383 0038
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A great place to start your beach walk

Just up the coast from Brenton on Sea, lies Buffalo Beach -- about three miles as the seagull... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Jim P
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Atlanta, Georgia
A GEM

Hiding away from the busy N2 highway this beach is a place we will visit every time we are in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
disaster2015
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Roodepoort, South Africa
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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.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good33%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful beach” (30 reviews)
“caravan park” (9 reviews)
“safe beach” (8 reviews)
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Walker Drive, | Walker Drive, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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+27 44 383 0038
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"beautiful beach"
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"caravan park"
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"safe beach"
in 8 reviews
"main beach"
in 7 reviews
"long beach"
in 9 reviews
"clean sand"
in 4 reviews
"in season"
in 10 reviews
"life guards"
in 8 reviews
"crashing waves"
in 4 reviews
"rock pools"
in 6 reviews
"on the rocks"
in 5 reviews
"short drive"
in 4 reviews
"lovely walk"
in 4 reviews
"nature reserve"
in 8 reviews
"garden route"
in 13 reviews
"low tide"
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"indian ocean"
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Reviewed yesterday

Just up the coast from Brenton on Sea, lies Buffalo Beach -- about three miles as the seagull flies. A nice, long walk in the sand, traversing this wonderful span is well worth the effort. And when you get to Brenton on Sea, stop for...More

Thank Jim P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Hiding away from the busy N2 highway this beach is a place we will visit every time we are in Knysna area. Early morning at sunrise is the best. Leave first footprints always feels as if it is our beach

Thank disaster2015
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A lovely beach well suite for families with small children also. This is on our bucket list for a future holiday

Thank pieterc1633
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Reviewed 16 March 2018 via mobile

Lovely place ...pebbled beaches as well as tourist beaches ...nice eating places ...dogs allowed certain places

Thank Elaine F
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Reviewed 26 February 2018

we always enjoy visiting here with such lovely indian ocean and spectacular beach which rarely has many people on it. it is such a lovely area and great walks on beach and dunes with good parking

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Reviewed 20 February 2018

we drove round to Buffalo Bay while travelling the Garden Route. Scenery on way in lovely, beaches, dunes, rocks. Small community, not sure would even call it a town, with lots of vacation homes. big restaurant there on seafront. We also walked from Brenton on...More

Thank PeteandAly
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Reviewed 9 February 2018

Spent a couple of gorgeous sunny days at Buffalo Bay. Take your beach towels and relax. Walk along the beach for ages, not crowded - for beach lovers a must. There is a bar/restaurant for lunch & refreshments.

Thank LizziT60
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Reviewed 6 February 2018

Lovely Bay with a good area for bathing for children. Very clean beach which stretches all the way to Brenton on Sea. Very quiet and easy to keep an eye on the children.

Thank a3whd
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

If you want to go for a long beach walk away from the crowds this is the place to be. This is a quiet spot away from town and has a long sandy beach. Note: no life guards

Thank JulietteP_SA
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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

This is a must.... during the quiet season you will be able to sit on this beautiful beach and stare until you see tomorrow....

Thank Jason B
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