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Buffalo Bay

| Walker Drive, Knysna 6570, South Africa
+27 44 383 0038
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Just an absolute gem of a place.

This caravan park is situated in one of the best locations possible. The sea practically surrounds... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bennett B
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Port Elizabeth, South Africa
Fabulous

Fantastic sandy bay. Ideal for a long walk on a sunny day followed by coffee or lunch at the café... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
Quality2
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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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.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“caravan park” (9 reviews)
“safe beach” (7 reviews)
LOCATION
| Walker Drive, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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+27 44 383 0038

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This caravan park is situated in one of the best locations possible. The sea practically surrounds the park. The park is quite small but it is well kept and the individual sites are demarcated very clearly. The ablutions are clean but not modern. The office...More

Thank Bennett B
Reviewed 16 August 2017

Fantastic sandy bay. Ideal for a long walk on a sunny day followed by coffee or lunch at the café at the car park

Thank Quality2
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Nice place to take pictures. Great view of the mountain and the sea. Relaxing moments and you can have a small walk on the beach.

Thank Ritesh_Boochia
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Lovely beach, with beach restaurant and some surfing locals. Visitors from afar will probably notice the shark attack kit by the car park....certainly different! Still had a great swim in the sea!

Thank Tourist A
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Buffalo Bay was our family holiday getaway in December. If you are in the region, treat your family for the best sea holiday ever.

Thank Elmarie46
Reviewed 3 July 2017

Such a magnificent sheltered bay with a real holiday feel. There is a little local cafe for a bite to eat or something to drink. The beach has life guards on duty.

Thank happytraveller130
Reviewed 17 June 2017

We don't walk too far nowadays unfortunately, but in our younger days we did a lovely walk on the beach from Brenton to Buffalo Bay where we then met up with our family, who had driven from Knysna to collect us by car, and had...More

Thank MiloDexter
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We cycled in from the Cape Nature Reserve at Goukamma for lunch - half way along the road Buffelsbay looks like it is hanging onto the rocks and will plunge into the sea - which thankfully is an illusion. This charming little village appeared when...More

Thank African_Albatross
Reviewed 25 May 2017

It's a short distance from Knysna by car. Great beach to go to, also popular with some of the local surfers. You can swim but probably best to have a wet suite if you do decide to take on the cold water of the Cape.

2  Thank arpegiator
Reviewed 4 May 2017

Service good at the restaurant at Buffalo Bay. Our hosts Lourenza and Peter Grace is awesome. Sunday lunch a winner and also any time during the day.

Thank rejeannes2016
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