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“Buffs”
Review of Buffalo Bay

Buffalo Bay
Ranked #8 of 76 things to do in Knysna
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Owner description: 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.
Knysna, South Africa
Level 4 Contributor
25 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Buffs”
Reviewed December 11, 2012

One of my favourite places on earth. Sun, sea, nature (including whales) and beauty. Surf's great and the hiking trail is a must.

Visited December 2012
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Knysna, South Africa
Level 4 Contributor
32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
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“Time for a dip”
Reviewed November 10, 2012 via mobile

Fellow trip advisors: looking for a great place to have a swim and relax in the sand. Buffalo bay offers just that, safe swimming with all the nearby facilities. Beach is clean and friendly. Bring your dog if you like. Great spot for surfers and fisherman. There is a great restaurant and cafe nearby which offer all the basics and a little more.

I recommend:
Take your surf board
Have a swim, there's not too much of a rip so its fairly safe.
Take a long walk to Brenton on sea (+-5km)

Enjoy

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Thank Herschie
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Cheshire
Level 6 Contributor
123 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
“Wonderful”
Reviewed November 9, 2012

A beautiful place, we only planned a walk but spotted some very active whales on the way there and in the bay, stunning. Great beach to walk on, lovely situation.

Visited November 2012
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Level 4 Contributor
20 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“If you like a beach run, go there”
Reviewed November 5, 2012

It's 7km from Brenton to the Buffels bay point. Great beach for running.

Regards,
Constantijn & Wendy

Visited October 2012
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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155 reviews
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“A choice of lovely beaches”
Reviewed November 2, 2012

You can walk for miles in either direction. West takes you to the Goukamma river mouth and east towards Brenton-on-sea, the better side for swimming. We stayed in a rondawel in the Goukamma national park where you get complimentary use of a canoe.

Visited December 2011
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