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Brenton on Sea

C.R. Swart Rd, Knysna 6570, South Africa
+27 44 382 5510
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Beautiful sand beach

This is a beautiful beach not far from Knysna. We arrived about 4:30 and the mist was rising from... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Great beach

The drive there is terrific with great views on Knysna. The beach is beautiful and worth a visit... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jill M
Perth, Australia
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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.
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  • Very good35%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful beach” (47 reviews)
“buffels bay” (16 reviews)
“buffalo bay” (23 reviews)
C.R. Swart Rd, Knysna 6570, South Africa
+27 44 382 5510

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a beautiful beach not far from Knysna. We arrived about 4:30 and the mist was rising from the water in the distance. My daughters went in the water played in the surf, there is a strong undertow but they didn't have to go...More

Thank Q3521UCdeborahb
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The drive there is terrific with great views on Knysna. The beach is beautiful and worth a visit. We saw Oyster Catcher birds on the rocks. There is a cafe which served great coffees and homemade treats.

Thank Jill M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staying at Blue Haven was very good beautiful views and excellent food/service at the restaurant. The Bistro was also excellent for early morning coffee/breakfast or snack.

Thank katedrage
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

From Brenton on Sea to Buffels Bay and back. Just be sure to consult the tide table first, to avoid wet shoes!

Thank SR22
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Spent part of an afternoon here, what a stunning location. A walk on the beach is a must and don't forget your camera as the breakers on the shore make great pictures.

Thank Caroline H
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Stayed just up the road.Easy to park at the beachfront.if you fancy a 8km round trip walk then walk the beach to Buffalo Bay, probably the nicest most scenic walk I have done it was fantastic.Wide sandy beaches with big crashing waves. Worth a walk...More

Thank Martin5192
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Tranquil and peaceful! no big shopping centres - typical of one of the few last villages left on the Western Cape. Stunning views of the ocean and mountains, beach walk which is magnificent and so clean and natural. be prepared to spend several hours just...More

Thank FreshlineFisheries
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Parking must be at a premium in summer months but late winter OK. A magnificent beach and ideal for walkers. Coffee shop and cafe if looking for something to eat. Nice views on approach also.

Thank Emanpee
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Great facility , relaxed atmosphere & friendly yet efficient staff - will definitely return. A special mention to your front office lady Mugelaine who went out of her way to ensure that our stay was most enjoyable & memorable - thank you for going that...More

Thank paddy19612015
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Took a drive out to see what damage the fire did. So sad to see the destruction. It will recover, so you should definitely visit.

Thank David S
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