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Dolphin Beach

Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
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You can tell it is not what it used to be!

We were told this is THE beach to visit while in JBay. While is was one of the busiest while we... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
onthego2much
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San Antonio, Texas
Changed for the worst

Not what it used to be. About 15 years back, it was in a mint condition. Clean. Not shards of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Nel911
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  • Excellent44%
  • Very good41%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“whole family” (3 reviews)
“on duty” (3 reviews)
“great waves” (3 reviews)
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Jeffreys Bay, South Africa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were told this is THE beach to visit while in JBay. While is was one of the busiest while we were in JBay I must say it seems a bit dirty, rundown, etc. Paint off things, sand has trash in it, park area has...More

Thank onthego2much
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not what it used to be. About 15 years back, it was in a mint condition. Clean. Not shards of broken glass, no thieves and certainly no dirty drain water.

Thank Nel911
Reviewed 12 November 2017

We arrived here before the main season (start of November). Only a few people were there. Literally we could enjoy the beach alone. Long walks on the beach, looking for seagulls and dolphins. And after some time it is easy to take a rest in...More

Thank Michael P
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Worth the detour on our trip to Knysna, we had a great lunch at Kitchen Windows Beach Resturant. Wide beach, good place to swim and soak up the sun

Thank Jill M
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Dolphin Beach is Jeffreys Bay prime swimming and entertainment beach... It has once again been awarded Blue Flag Status which speaks for itself.... Beautiful white sands and a wide beach that accommodates thousands of bathers and holiday makers. It is a tremendous draw card for...More

Thank peterC3822UH
Reviewed 16 September 2017

This is a great place to walk along the Indian Ocean while visiting Jeffreys Bay. The sea and surf are spectacular

Thank Tim R
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Peaceful and quiet, one of the most quietest spots to relax and swim in the area. Good for little kids and groups looking to relax and rest

Thank McAleer2018
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Dolphin beach is the J'bay main beach and my happy space... well maintained and clean. The views are awesome and the happy memories created there makes it worth a visit

Thank eloizem2017
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

This beach is amazing and beautiful. It have a good area of sand and is very quiet. It have a aquatic park to kids, small but good to spend some hours and a lot of bars and restaurants to have a drink.

Thank msgoliveira
Reviewed 2 February 2017

Beach very impressive, great waves, but very quite. Walked for a mile or so to a great beachside restaurant.

Thank Phillip T
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