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Brenton on Sea

C.R. Swart Rd, Knysna 6570, South Africa
+27 44 382 5510
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Fantastic beach

Stunning beach not far from Knysna town. Clean, large and (when I was there end of January) pretty... read more

Reviewed 25 May 2017
Austen G
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Milnerton, South Africa
In the bush

Driving around a small village in the beautiful bush with Bush Buck walking through unfenced... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2017
Thinkenvironment
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Knysna, South Africa
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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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C.R. Swart Rd, Knysna 6570, South Africa
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+27 44 382 5510

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Reviewed 25 May 2017

Stunning beach not far from Knysna town. Clean, large and (when I was there end of January) pretty empty!

Thank Austen G
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Driving around a small village in the beautiful bush with Bush Buck walking through unfenced gardens.Glimpses of the Knysna lagoon and a host of wild birds makes this a special place for a quick soul renew.

Thank Thinkenvironment
Reviewed 9 May 2017

If you are a beach lover, this place will take your breath away! It is a long stretch of unspoilt beach, with beautiful rock areas to climb, and even downhill slopes to do some sandboarding on. It is wonderful for a nice long walk, or...More

Thank Paula G
Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

Such an unspoilt area. Pure sands. An exhilarating walk along the beach blew the cobwebs away. Saw oystercatchers and jellyfish.....Wonderful location.

Thank EveningEater
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Fabulous beach away from all civilization.....except for a few B&B, and a couple of small restaurants. Just know there is a small parking lot with public toilets at the top and then a series boardwalk style ramps leading down to the beach. The beach is...More

Thank Condocat
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Such a wonderfully clean beach with amazing rock areas to climb onto and look out over the ocean. No disruption, wonderful pet presence. Awesome spot for some down time on the beach.

Thank 16nathik
Reviewed 14 April 2017

Spent an hour walking on the stunning beach last week. If I'd had more time, I would have loved to walk the entire length all the way to Buffalo Bay.

Thank andykun26
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Make sure to head off the beaten track of only to take a walk along one of the hidden gems of the Garden Route. Stunning clean beach. You can see Buffalo Bay on a clear day from the top. Water is too cold for swimming...More

Thank Ziyaad B
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Is a really nice place to take a walk at the beach with your wife. or with all your family. the restaurant at the top is really nice.

Thank Eduardo G
Reviewed 6 April 2017

Second time I visited and stayed in Brenton on Sea. Last visited 14 years ago with my honeymoon. Again walked from Buffelsbay the +- 4.5 km white sand route. Always thought there are so many wild native buck walking around until this time when I...More

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