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Brenton on Sea

C.R. Swart Rd, Knysna 6570, South Africa
+27 44 382 5510
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Seeing the whales/dolphins

Staying at Blue Haven was very good beautiful views and excellent food/service at the restaurant... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Billericay, United Kingdom
Hike 7 miles

From Brenton on Sea to Buffels Bay and back. Just be sure to consult the tide table first, to... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Seattle, Washington
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Brenton-on-Sea is great for walking and sunbathing and is popular with paragliders. A big rock formation, castle Rock, is a favourite fishing spot for locals. Swimming is dangerous because of rip currents.
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  • Very good35%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“beautiful beach” (46 reviews)
“buffels bay” (15 reviews)
“buffalo bay” (23 reviews)
C.R. Swart Rd, Knysna 6570, South Africa
+27 44 382 5510

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Staying at Blue Haven was very good beautiful views and excellent food/service at the restaurant. The Bistro was also excellent for early morning coffee/breakfast or snack.

Thank katedrage
Reviewed 4 days ago

From Brenton on Sea to Buffels Bay and back. Just be sure to consult the tide table first, to avoid wet shoes!

Thank SR22
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent part of an afternoon here, what a stunning location. A walk on the beach is a must and don't forget your camera as the breakers on the shore make great pictures.

Thank Caroline H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed just up the road.Easy to park at the beachfront.if you fancy a 8km round trip walk then walk the beach to Buffalo Bay, probably the nicest most scenic walk I have done it was fantastic.Wide sandy beaches with big crashing waves. Worth a walk...More

Thank Martin5192
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Tranquil and peaceful! no big shopping centres - typical of one of the few last villages left on the Western Cape. Stunning views of the ocean and mountains, beach walk which is magnificent and so clean and natural. be prepared to spend several hours just...More

Thank FreshlineFisheries
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Parking must be at a premium in summer months but late winter OK. A magnificent beach and ideal for walkers. Coffee shop and cafe if looking for something to eat. Nice views on approach also.

Thank Emanpee
Reviewed 14 August 2017

Great facility , relaxed atmosphere & friendly yet efficient staff - will definitely return. A special mention to your front office lady Mugelaine who went out of her way to ensure that our stay was most enjoyable & memorable - thank you for going that...More

Thank paddy19612015
Reviewed 12 August 2017

Took a drive out to see what damage the fire did. So sad to see the destruction. It will recover, so you should definitely visit.

Thank David S
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We ventured to Brenton on our way back to George from Knysna and what a sight to witness the deep effects of the blazes that recently hit the area. Very sad for all involved. The slight smell of rotting fired wood was noticeable but only...More

Thank Grant M
Reviewed 11 July 2017

The 7km of beach at Brenton provides a wonderful opportunity for a seaside walk. There is a backdrop of sandy dunes so one can have a rest . The keenest walkers go to Buffels Bay where there is a restaurant . We never got that...More

Thank Stephanie &... C
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