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Address: C.R. Swart Rd, Knysna 6570, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 44 382 5510
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Brenton-on-Sea is great for walking and sunbathing and is popular with...

Brenton-on-Sea is great for walking and sunbathing and is popular with paragliders. A big rock formation, castle Rock, is a favourite fishing spot for locals. Swimming is dangerous because of rip currents.

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Beautiful Beach

Well worth a visit. The drive to get there provides some stunning views across the Knysna lagoon and on the other side of the bay and beach. The beach itself if beautiful and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
Kevin H
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Reading, United Kingdom

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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Well worth a visit. The drive to get there provides some stunning views across the Knysna lagoon and on the other side of the bay and beach. The beach itself if beautiful and we walked the length of it from Brenton to Buffalo Bay which is about 9km return but well worth it. The restaurant at Brenton is also very... More 

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

Relatively new restaurant. Good selection of reasonably priced dishes Spectacular view, especially for sunset

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Thank ik1957
Woking
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Superb beach and stunning views from the cliffs. Better in the sunshine but still impressive when raining.

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Thank Alison C
England
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice day could be spent walking here we didn't have so much time but well worth the detour to see the amasing views.

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Thank RichardHNottingham
Cape Town, South Africa
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thank You I am writing to express my family’s heartfelt gratitude and all praise to the four women group of Donely, Veroli , Patricia and First Nkwalase, who prepared and served our food during our impromptu visit to the Butterfly Blu Restaurant at Brenton Haven outside Knysna. On Saturday, 29 October 2016, I was down in Knysna for Cape Town,... More 

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New Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a charming, unexpected place! First, you have to park and walk - it's not a long walk around the village and very peaceful. Start at the old Anglican church, wander along the lanes down to the water'd edge and back - thoroughly delightful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely quiet long stretched beach where you can wonder for hours. If you are unable to walk there are lovely benches to sit and enjoy the view. There is ample parking. A lovely formal restaurant and beach café where we had good coffee and scones. I would recommend staying here.

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

A very pretty beach, but a very long walk down. We enjoyed the beauty of the rock formations and the fact there are coves making for a peaceful visit. The beach is not full or busy.It is one of the prettiest beaches we have seen around Knysna/Sedgefield area. The only problem was the long steep walk down from the parking... More 

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Thank Rose K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A little off the beaten track but all the better for it. A glorious long sandy beach, ideal for relaxing or walking plus good parking, toilet facilities and a couple of nice restaurants to boot. Brenton on Sea is unspoilt so, whatever you do, don't tell anybody about it

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful morning walking long the beach. Good toilet facilities and easy to park. Hotel and cafe for refreshments.

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