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Buffalo Bay

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Address: | Walker Drive, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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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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Great Beaches

Recommended by our hotel to visit... Lots of beach area... Great surf to watch.. Plenty of sucluded spots around the rocks...to enjoy your day..

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
AndyM35
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Camberley, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The beach/bay is quite a long drive from the main road and at first it looks as if there's nothing there other than a long beach. However, once round a bend in the road you see the cluster of houses and then realise it's quite a big conurbation. If you carry on through the estate you'll arrive at the long... More 

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England
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97 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Recommended by our hotel to visit... Lots of beach area... Great surf to watch.. Plenty of sucluded spots around the rocks...to enjoy your day..

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Thank AndyM35
Auchterarder, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Buffalo Bay beach is the next one along from Brenton on sea, and it is smaller and quieter. The seas are pretty rough so if it's swimming you want Brenton beach is safer and more child friendly. At Buffelsbaii village there's a cafe on the point with toilets. The deck gives spectacular sea views so a great lunch spot. The... More 

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Thank Brinylobster
Banbury, Oxfordshire
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were staying very close to Buffles Bay and went there one day to see the Indian Ocean, paddle in the water (which was very cold!) and watch the crashing waves. Just around the corner from the main bay there were fishermen fishing from the edge of the shore. Definitely somewhere to go for a bracing walk but probably not... More 

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Thank Janet H
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Buffalo Bay is a short journey by car from Knynsa. It has a long scenic Bay, sandy and rocky and rolling surf Crashing against the rocks. The water is cool and not recommended for swimming. On the way back stop at the Flippin KNYS backpackers lodge for tea and the wonderful pancake. Set on the old Knynsa to George railway... More 

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Thank Alan A
Pretoria, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely stop off the beaten track (situated between Sedgefield and Knysna just off the N2) On route there is a lovely restaurant - the Riverdeck - that serves traditional 'boerekos' and the best lemon meringe!

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Thank Karin_O909
Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was an amazing beach, off the main track with some private homes nearby. The cafe was very basic, but good enough. Worth bringing your own picnic and enjoy. The kids loved to play on the rocks and in the sand. My wife was able to do a 5km run along the beach

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Thank Bryan A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 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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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 January 2017 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 9 January 2017

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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