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Address: | Walker Drive, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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0443830038
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Buffalo Bay is a family beach with safe swimming and great surfing...

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.

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Beach at Sunset

Buffalo Bay or Buffelsbaai is one of the most amazing beaches I have ever been to. At maybe 2-300' deep at low tide and several KM long it is a stunning place to hang out. We went... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
caryexler
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Saint Louis, Missouri

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Buffalo Bay or Buffelsbaai is one of the most amazing beaches I have ever been to. At maybe 2-300' deep at low tide and several KM long it is a stunning place to hang out. We went at sunset and walked around for an hour watching crabs scuttle about. Truly breath taking. There is parking immediately at the beach so... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A super beach for the family especially for those with younger children. Grass area is nice if you want to stay off the beach. Great to have a well stocked shop and a place for a pizza.

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Thank Melanie C
London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a very pleasant half a day on the beach here. You can walk along the sands for a long way which is lovely. The beach is popular but not in the slightest bit crowded. There is a car park and a good beach restaurant.

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henley in arden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely beach with a great drive off the N2 with good parking. We really enjoy this beach but not so impressed with the holiday village at the end of the road which doesa not interfere with the actual beach.

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Thank michaeldufty
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is such a stunning place of beauty - on the one side you have the beach where you can swim and walk your dogs , and on the other side you have a beautiful nature reserve. This is an unspoilt beach for everyone - all aspects are rewarding from the rock pools, the sand the wildlife you get to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Amazing place where you can see both sunsets and sunrises as the form of the small peninsula faces both east and west.

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Camberley, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The beach/bay is quite a long drive from the main road and at first it looks as if there's nothing there other than a long beach. However, once round a bend in the road you see the cluster of houses and then realise it's quite a big conurbation. If you carry on through the estate you'll arrive at the long... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

Recommended by our hotel to visit... Lots of beach area... Great surf to watch.. Plenty of sucluded spots around the rocks...to enjoy your day..

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Auchterarder, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017 via mobile

Buffalo Bay beach is the next one along from Brenton on sea, and it is smaller and quieter. The seas are pretty rough so if it's swimming you want Brenton beach is safer and more child friendly. At Buffelsbaii village there's a cafe on the point with toilets. The deck gives spectacular sea views so a great lunch spot. The... More 

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Banbury, Oxfordshire
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 February 2017

We were staying very close to Buffles Bay and went there one day to see the Indian Ocean, paddle in the water (which was very cold!) and watch the crashing waves. Just around the corner from the main bay there were fishermen fishing from the edge of the shore. Definitely somewhere to go for a bracing walk but probably not... More 

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