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A quiet safe beach

This is a lovely beach if you are looking for somewhere to swim that’s not too wavy. The water is... read more

Reviewed March 13, 2018
Leicester, United Kingdom
via mobile
Greta place to enjoy the lagoon and work on the tan.

Spent two days relaxing here. The beach is clean, the water is fantastic and the views are amazing... read more

Reviewed January 21, 2018
Fernando P
Johannesburg, South Africa
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Bollard Bay is a model family beach with safe swimming in shallow waters.
12 Leisure Gardens, Knysna 6571, South Africa
+27 44 382 5510
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Reviewed March 13, 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely beach if you are looking for somewhere to swim that’s not too wavy. The water is shallow for quite a way out so ideal for families with small children. When we visited the beach it was also surprisingly quiet with only...More

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Reviewed January 21, 2018

Spent two days relaxing here. The beach is clean, the water is fantastic and the views are amazing. Take time off to slow and and enjoy the sunshine with some water activities.

Thank Fernando P
Reviewed October 27, 2017

This is a quiet beach along the edge of Leisure Island on the Knysna lagoon. A peaceful beach in a residential area. Enjoy

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Reviewed October 22, 2017

We stayed one night at Bollard Bay guesthouse on Leisure Isle, en-route from Stormsriver to Cape Town. We were a group of four women travelling together and had requested adjoining rooms made up with single beds. Despite sending an email reminder of our requirement (which...More

Thank Hilka
Reviewed May 17, 2017

We enjoyed a wonderful stay at Bollard Bay, Sarah and her staff are very friendly and welcoming. We enjoyed a delicious hot English breakfast freshly prepared for us to enjoy in the dining room of this wonderful home away from home. The setting is amazing...More

Thank gilliano303
Reviewed April 18, 2017

Loved everything about this beach and so easily accesable.Great for a young kids to swim in and also for older folk.For the Young at heart - Great to be able to walk in lagoon for hours and just wade around

Thank trevor312564
Reviewed April 3, 2017

This is the best beach on Leisure Isle, with about 600 yds of uncrowded (weekdays!) white sand and a stunning view of the Heads. No facilities, but easy parking, dunes (small!) and some shelter if it is windy.

1  Thank grahamee
Reviewed January 10, 2017

Bay is very calm and suitable for all to swim in with view of heads in the distance ,this is at leisure island

Thank Flitz8
Reviewed December 23, 2016

lovely location. slightly small, so get there early to get your spot. water is cold, but kids dont mind that at all.

Thank Chantel E
Reviewed August 8, 2016

Situated on Leisure Island and not far from the heads, Bollard Beach is an ideal swimming beach. White sand covered when high tide, there is a grass embankment and our children loved the swim here. There's water buoys showing boats can't come too close, and...More

3  Thank Stanley466
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