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Address: 12 Leisure Gardens, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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Bollard Bay is a model family beach with safe swimming in shallow waters.

Bollard Bay is a model family beach with safe swimming in shallow waters.

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Great Views and family time

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... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
trevor312564
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Bloemfontein, South Africa

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Bloemfontein, South Africa
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252 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Welwyn, United Kingdom
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426 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 481 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

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Thank grahamee
Johannesburg, South Africa
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389 reviews
229 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
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

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Thank Flitz8
Shelly Beach, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
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182 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
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.

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Thank Chantel E
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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356 reviews
175 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
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 it's enjoyable to see all them going past in the distance. Free for anyone to... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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

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1 Thank ali19782014
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55 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 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 as well. A must to view the Knysna Heads...though be careful of tide in this... More 

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1 Thank Lucille S
Cape Town, South Africa
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59 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2016

We stopped off at Bollard Beach for a walk and its gorgeous. Golden sand and white caps, you can walk for miles in relative peace and safety. Bathing is allowed and there are rocks for the kids to clamber over and explore. A lovely beach.

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1 Thank karin_renee
Knysna, South Africa
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92 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2016

Located on Leisure Isle facing the Heads the beach is ideal for young and old. No toilets or restaurants at the beach so bring your own food and swim, relax and enjoy the view.

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1 Thank John O
Johannesburg, South Africa
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46 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 March 2016

I really do like that there is a beach in Knysna but it does depend on the tides on how much beach :) You can have a dip in the lagoon but it never gets much higher than knee height. Great for families with little ones and the elderly. I never saw ablutions close to where we sat but lovely... More 

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