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Buffalo Bay

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Address: | Walker Drive, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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+27 44 383 0038
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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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The clean,cool and clear water was delightful.The beach was safe and serine.From the soft sand to the blue sky's,perfect!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Gitesh7
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The clean,cool and clear water was delightful.The beach was safe and serine.From the soft sand to the blue sky's,perfect!

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Thank Gitesh7
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a very safe beach for young children and teenagers alike. Really good place for family holidays. You simply do not have to worry about the kids! Things to do: Enjoy the beach Have a drink or something to eat Camp Braai Visit the lake district Hike Cycle Walk 15km on the beach Go there for a few days

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Thank Travelwim
Johannesburg, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

bufallo bay offers the cleanest beaches between knysna and george. it also offers the best views of the ocean, from the bay.

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Thank chamum2017
London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the only place in South Africa where I had a bad meal. I couldn't understand how a restaurant with such an amazing location could get it so wrong. I had a lasagne that was swimming in water, it could have been sea water it was so salty and only one sheet of paste. Management confronted me, which I... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Buffalo Bay is a beautiful beach. We were there on a windy day and did not swim. Together with Brenton-on-sea, Buffalo Bay is probably the nicest beach in the area. Great for a day out enjoying the waves.

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Thank Kerstin Z
Stellenbosch, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect for swiming, surfing and paddling. Great beach for families. Easy access. Can walk all the way to Brenton-on-sea. Water warm temperature and the climate even through out the year. A 8kms turn off from the N2 makes it a destination. Like all sea places it gets busy over December-holidays. Sadly the cafe/restaurant is in need of some serious upgrading.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

All year around the best waves and still under developed. No large apartment complex. You still get the unspoiled nature atmosphere feeling. There are two parking areas close to the beach. Limited parking at the closet one, but if you are patient for 10 - 20 min a parking spot will open up

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Thank anton l
South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No matter the season, this bay is the best for swimming. When we visit Sedgefield, our car finds its way there. Wonderful for kids. Take a walk to Brenton, have breakfast at the hotel,, and walk back to Buffels again.

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Thank jillymSouthAfrica
Knysna, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When my wife is coming back from overseas one of our first trips is always straight to Buffels. She loves it so much to suck in the views, the waves, the ocean. It is one of the best places on the Garden Route to enjoy at the beach. Even in main season you will never feel uncomfortable with the crowd.... More 

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Pretoria, South Africa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just past there to see the area and what a lovely Beach. Would like to book a holiday at Buffalo Bay sometime this year

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