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Stunning little coastal town.

We went here out of season as was fantastic as it wasn't to crowded. Great stop on your way to... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
Stilbaai, South Africa
Relaxing place, worth going also during winter

We had some coffee and something to eat on a terrace overlooking the sea. The atmosphere was... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2018
Monique K
Luxembourg District, Luxembourg
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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.
Walker Drive, | Walker Drive, Knysna 6570, South Africa
+27 44 383 0038
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Reviewed 6 September 2018

We went here out of season as was fantastic as it wasn't to crowded. Great stop on your way to Plettenbergbay for Cape Town.

Thank Johanniev
Reviewed 22 August 2018

We had some coffee and something to eat on a terrace overlooking the sea. The atmosphere was pleasant, there were people walking on the beach, some guys surfing, lots of dogsmplaying around, people having a braai.... very relaxed!

Thank Monique K
Reviewed 22 August 2018

This restaurant has stunning views of the beach and bay. We all had pancakes with chicken filling followed by a very tasty apple pie - well worth a visit and the prices were very comparable. This is also a "wheelchair friendly" restaurant.

Thank Pamela D
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Buffalo Bay beach is a great location to unwind if living in Knysna. It is a 20-30 min drive from the waterfront in Knysna and has a good beach with a small restaurant nearby. The beach wasn't crowded and if one isn't planning on spending...More

Thank Traveleator
Reviewed 19 July 2018

We stayed at Brenton on Sea Chalets and walked along the beach on a beautiful sunny winters day. Once at Buffelsbay, there were plenty of people on the beach, a few surfers in the water everyone having a good time. Encountered a few people walking,...More

Thank Strammies
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Buffalo bay lets you choose. You can enjoy the more mellow, almost flat, surfing beach on the restaurant side of Buffalo Bay (great for kiddies), or choose to visit the Wild side which is much more rocky, with pools, crashing waves and great views. Both...More

Thank Ingrid H
Reviewed 15 July 2018

We brought some overseas friends who had a great day, food at the local cafe was adequate but what we expected, worth a trip if you are staying in Knysna or Sedgefield.

Thank laylapretoria
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Awesome beach for everyone something, nature, beach, rocks, waves and places to eat something. Recommended for everyone, take a nice climb on the rocks past the camping site for an awesome view on the ocean and admire the sunset.

Thank TobyEzra
Reviewed 19 June 2018

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
Reviewed 28 May 2018

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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