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Noetzie 6570, South Africa
+27 44 382 5510
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Perfect Peace

What a wonderful beach. Not easy to find, and quite a walk to get there. Small beach surrounded... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
David S
Roodepoort, South Africa
Hidden Gem

Even very well traveled South Africans possibly have never seen this beach. The pictures tells... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2017
Randburg, South Africa
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Just to the East of Knysna, at the end of a dirt road, lies Noetzie, a secluded beach which is proudly encircled by castles. It is one of the last remaining homes for the very rare African Black Oystercatcher and is therefore a conservancy.
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Noetzie 6570, South Africa
+27 44 382 5510
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

What a wonderful beach. Not easy to find, and quite a walk to get there. Small beach surrounded by Castles high up on the ridge. Peaceful Romantic hide-away. Very interesting history can be read on the internet. Take a picnic lunch and get away from...More

Thank David S
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Even very well traveled South Africans possibly have never seen this beach. The pictures tells it all... Do yourself the favor and drive on the dirt road to go and experience an untouched beach as you've possibly never seen before.

Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Need to go through gravel to get there though the forest. You can see some of the damaged houses burnt during the fire. Parking available. Car attendant will charge R15 per person. Need to be fit as there are lots of steps to go through...More

Thank Ritesh_Boochia
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on our way to Plettenberg Bay and it was so worth it. What a beautiful site to behold. Castles on the Beach!!! We were there pretty early so we were walking on the beach inside a cloud passing through. What an amazing...More

Thank Ilse M
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Awesome beach, but isn't easy to reach. You have to climb for quite a while on a steep hill. Disabled people can't visit this place.

Thank Tom 2
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

This is a Hidden enchanted haven is Natural and unspoilt. Life guards on duty. Clean and non polluted. Not crowded and relaxing. Water is moderate temperature and safe for swimming. Amazing views and breathtaking stretch of the beach. A definite must stop on the Garden...More

Thank Raees M
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

A wonderful secluded beach with some houses built in a castle style. Around the area it is a bit more built-up than when I was there last time. Further down from the beach house there are some nice houses where I saw people canoeing from....More

Thank Pimmetje_7
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

Just east of Knysna and driving by a township and the luxurious Pezula resort, you reach a parking lot from there stairs go down to one of the most beautiful beaches and most quiet , no one there basically on weekdays, you must see this.

Thank Simon B
Reviewed 14 July 2016

The last time I was there my mother carried my pram down. This time our running club completed the Knysna Forest half marathon and decided to have sundowners on the beach.......down, down, down we suffered and up, up, up we suffered, but we were all...More

Thank Solize M
Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Pun on the word walk. It's a steep down but even harder up. Not bad though and definitely worth the view and a stay on the beach. Water was cold in middle of winter but nothing like Camps bay cold. Beautiful castles and long flat...More

Thank AvineshP
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