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Bollard Bay

12 Leisure Gardens, Knysna 6571, South Africa
+27 44 382 5510
Review Highlights
A long beach on Leisure Island, good for a stroll or a stop.

This is a quiet beach along the edge of Leisure Island on the Knysna lagoon. A peaceful beach in a... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
Southampton, United Kingdom
Excellent guesthouse

We stayed one night at Bollard Bay guesthouse on Leisure Isle, en-route from Stormsriver to Cape... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2017
Cape Town
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Bollard Bay is a model family beach with safe swimming in shallow waters.
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good35%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“leisure isle” (7 reviews)
“lovely beach” (4 reviews)
“pool deck” (2 reviews)
12 Leisure Gardens, Knysna 6571, South Africa
+27 44 382 5510

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Reviewed 27 October 2017

This is a quiet beach along the edge of Leisure Island on the Knysna lagoon. A peaceful beach in a residential area. Enjoy

Thank amazonflash
Reviewed 22 October 2017

We stayed one night at Bollard Bay guesthouse on Leisure Isle, en-route from Stormsriver to Cape Town. We were a group of four women travelling together and had requested adjoining rooms made up with single beds. Despite sending an email reminder of our requirement (which...More

Thank Hilka
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We enjoyed a wonderful stay at Bollard Bay, Sarah and her staff are very friendly and welcoming. We enjoyed a delicious hot English breakfast freshly prepared for us to enjoy in the dining room of this wonderful home away from home. The setting is amazing...More

Thank gilliano303
Reviewed 18 April 2017

Loved everything about this beach and so easily accesable.Great for a young kids to swim in and also for older folk.For the Young at heart - Great to be able to walk in lagoon for hours and just wade around

Thank trevor312564
Reviewed 3 April 2017

This is the best beach on Leisure Isle, with about 600 yds of uncrowded (weekdays!) white sand and a stunning view of the Heads. No facilities, but easy parking, dunes (small!) and some shelter if it is windy.

1  Thank grahamee
Reviewed 10 January 2017

Bay is very calm and suitable for all to swim in with view of heads in the distance ,this is at leisure island

Thank Flitz8
Reviewed 23 December 2016

lovely location. slightly small, so get there early to get your spot. water is cold, but kids dont mind that at all.

Thank Chantel E
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Situated on Leisure Island and not far from the heads, Bollard Beach is an ideal swimming beach. White sand covered when high tide, there is a grass embankment and our children loved the swim here. There's water buoys showing boats can't come too close, and...More

3  Thank Stanley466
Reviewed 12 July 2016

ideal for children to paddle/swim in a little bay very calm waters with views of the knysna heads. beach very clean

1  Thank ali19782014
Reviewed 8 July 2016

We are Knysna regulars and each trip try a new treat & this time it was Bollard Bay with our boys. We had fun taking snaps and walking along the beachfront, especially at Sunset. Awesome weather and lots of people, families came out to enjoy...More

1  Thank Lucille S
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