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Address: Knysna 6570, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 044 382 5510
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Description: 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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Untouched Beaches

Very Pretty and not a commercialised beach. I do think in Holiday periods can be overrun with local holiday makers - Out of Season Quite and relaxing

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 4, 2015
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Bloemfontein, South Africa
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Bloemfontein, South Africa
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94 reviews 94 reviews
18 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015 NEW

Very Pretty and not a commercialised beach. I do think in Holiday periods can be overrun with local holiday makers - Out of Season Quite and relaxing

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henley in arden
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53 reviews 53 reviews
14 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

this is a lovely bay and one can park near the beach and enjoy a walk with firm sand and view the ocean crashing against the rocks. this is a lovely spot but found town at end of beach disappointing.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We had a great 2 hr walk along this fabulous beach and a fantastic swim in the ocean waves. Good free parking close to beach.

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Bristol
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277 reviews 277 reviews
78 attraction reviews
171 helpful votes 171 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Knownas Buffels bay, this is a short drive out of Knysna and is great for sunbathing, swimming and surfing. There is a cafe there but it's a tad run down. You can walk or run right around to Brenton on Sea if you want to.

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Malmo, Sweden
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313 helpful votes 313 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

On recommendation from our guest house in Knysna we walked from Brenton-on-Sea to Buffalo (Buffels) Bay. Magnificent scenery, a practically deserted clean sandy beach, lots of sea birds, between them the rare black African Oyster Catcher. And at the finish a good-enough cafeteria for a lunch (we had got very hungry!), a safe swimming beach with lifeguards, and a little... More 

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Riebeek Kasteel, South Africa
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162 reviews 162 reviews
40 attraction reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Beautiful natural surroundings but heavily populated with poorly designed holiday homes. And only one average looking restaurant - we turned around and headed out of there as fast as we could!

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Secunda, South Africa
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Spent a lazy afternoon at Buffalo Bay - there is a little shop that will supply all those things on your "stuff we forgot to bring" list (sunscreen, hat, beach toys for the kids, etc.) and a cosy, affordable restaurant with a beautiful view of the bay and a long stretch of beach to stroll along. The bathing area is... More 

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St Andrews
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156 reviews 156 reviews
28 attraction reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

A lovely beach and you can walk to Brenton on Sea. Restaurant available, average food, but in a great spot looking out over the beach to the sea.

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Bucharest, Romania
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

We enjoi very much to make bodysurf ,to enjoj the weavesThere is a good restaurant there.The food is good.We like very much.We come back for shure.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

You can walk from one end to the other along the beach. The walk is around 4.5k in either direction.

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