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Brenton on Sea

C.R. Swart Rd, Knysna 6570, South Africa
+27 44 382 5510
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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.
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good33%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“beautiful beach” (49 reviews)
“buffels bay” (18 reviews)
LOCATION
C.R. Swart Rd, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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+27 44 382 5510
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"beautiful beach"
in 49 reviews
"buffels bay"
in 18 reviews
"blu restaurant"
in 5 reviews
"blue flag beach"
in 5 reviews
"walk for miles"
in 5 reviews
"public toilets"
in 4 reviews
"long sandy beach"
in 4 reviews
"life guards"
in 6 reviews
"rock formations"
in 8 reviews
"white sand"
in 4 reviews
"self catering"
in 4 reviews
"stunning views"
in 14 reviews
"lovely walk"
in 5 reviews
"the cliff"
in 6 reviews
"garden route"
in 16 reviews
"low tide"
in 4 reviews
"indian ocean"
in 5 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this place- Take you picnic basket and chill on the beach. very relaxing, clean and safe beaches.

Thank Haseena R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful large beach for a long walk. Really enjoyable - blue flag beach in pristine condition...

Thank Patrick M
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful place idyllic ruggedness very well kept area and felt very safe , scorched landscape left after the serious fires 🔥 last year . Beach I spectacularly clean , and like a previous reviewer fancied a paddle rather than a swim. Dotted with...More

Thank PuppypowerT
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful untouched and quiet beach, nice to spend an afternoon. Parking available and it has a coffee shop as well, well worth a visit if you like beautiful untouched beaches

Thank MiguelLuisFerreira
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Reviewed 14 April 2018

Excellent views and perfect scenic hike on the beach. Perfectly safe and so blissful. we walked for about 15km on the beach

Thank DevanMoodly
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Reviewed 20 March 2018

It was a pleasure to wonder down to the beach, so close;, just wish I could have understood the tides better to have had a lovely swim too.

Thank ginny_sassen
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Reviewed 15 March 2018

Brenton has a magnificent almost deserted beach that stretches in a large crescent for over 3 miles to Buffalo Bay. The walk is unforgettable with the raging sea and perfect sands backed by tall hills. The place is totally unspoilt. We have walked here a...More

Thank Tigertim53
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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

This is a stunning beach. Dolphins can sometimes be seen in the waves here, usually at high tide / when the tide is coming in. The sea is not ideal for swimming as it is very rough however it is ideal for sitting on the...More

Thank T10Tom
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

A beautiful clean sandy beach, able to walk for miles. Not suitable or safe for swimming. Excellent toilet facilities available

Thank shaunmacklin
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Reviewed 24 February 2018

Take your pick, park on the upper car park and sit on the benches and watch the Indian Ocean waves crash on the rocks, and, if you’re lucky see the dolphins. Or park in the main car park and go to the beach that appears...More

Thank JREDartford_Kent_UK
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