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Combine with Brenton-on-Sea

Buffalo Bay beach is a great location to unwind if living in Knysna. It is a 20-30 min drive from... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Singapore, Singapore
Excellent for walking/running/surfing

We stayed at Brenton on Sea Chalets and walked along the beach on a beautiful sunny winters day... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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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 2 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 5 weeks ago

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 July 15, 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 June 20, 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 June 19, 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 May 28, 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
Reviewed May 17, 2018

A lovely beach well suite for families with small children also. This is on our bucket list for a future holiday

Thank pieterc1633
Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

Lovely place ...pebbled beaches as well as tourist beaches ...nice eating places ...dogs allowed certain places

Thank Elaine F
Reviewed February 26, 2018

we always enjoy visiting here with such lovely indian ocean and spectacular beach which rarely has many people on it. it is such a lovely area and great walks on beach and dunes with good parking

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