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Address: Knysna 6570, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 044 382 5510
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Buffalo Bay is a family beach with safe swimming and great surfing...

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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Lovely beach

This small town has the best swimming beach in the area, but if you want to find a spot you have to get there very early. By midday you cannot drive in the town anymore

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
MicheleSchneider
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Vereeniging, South Africa
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Surrey, England
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95 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

One needs to be a strong swimmer to go out over the waves... Thankfully I could and did some body diving.

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Thank Pamelala
Vereeniging, South Africa
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This small town has the best swimming beach in the area, but if you want to find a spot you have to get there very early. By midday you cannot drive in the town anymore

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Thank MicheleSchneider
Cape Town
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30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I enjoyed the beach. It's clean and relatively undisturbed. The area is far flung and therefore nice and quiet.

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Thank Karsten B
Malaga, Spain
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228 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Took a picnic and had a full day on this beautiful beach, and walked along the shoreline. The beach was fairly quite when we arrived but a few more people arrived as the day wore on. Lovely place to chill and relax, always have a day here when in this area.

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Thank 450kate
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Very attractive beach, just watch out for the huge waves! One came right up to where we were sitting! Couldn't see anywhere to eat. Perfect for an afternoon of sunbathing.

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Thank Freya D
Lymington, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well worth a visit if in the area. Sandy, not many people but sea freezing! There are loos there and a sort of supermarket but nowhere attractive for lunch unfortunately.

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Thank Shirley W
München, Deutschland
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69 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there end of January all by ourselves, nobody there for miles....the Place to go for a walk. Water was quite cold...

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Thank A M
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the prettier beaches of Knysna, a visit to Buffalo beach is recommended. The sunset is stunning here.

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Thank Anagha88
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Charming beach accessible by raid about ten minutes from Knysna . Well worth spending the whole day or afternoon on lovely sandy beach. Life guards,good cafe , plenty of parking. Go over to the other side for rock pools and the chance to walk miles along the unspoilt coastline.

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Thank Georgina G
Cape Town, South Africa
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome swimming and body surfing at Buffalo Bay. We had such fun with our kids and family. Really cool to see the paragliders cruising up and down when the wind was right.

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