Knysna, Garden Route

Buffalo Bay Trail

Hiking Trails / Walks & Hiking in or near Knysna, Garden Route in the Garden Route, South Africa.

Things To Do in KnysnaBuffalo Bay Trail

Hiking Trails Walks & Hiking

Where? Goukamma Nature Reserve, Between Knysna and Sedgefield, Garden Route

When? Daylight hours.
This is a "dog friendly" trail.

How? Call Cape Nature on +27 (0)21 483-0190

How much? Free

Overnight? Stay at accommodation in Knysna, in Garden Route

If you are feeling active and want a stunning location to burn that energy or simply take a gentle walk then why not get on the Buffalo Bay Trail in the Goukamma Nature Reserve in Buffels Bay.

This 4.2 kilometer trail has two options, one circular route and the other is open-ended and should take you between 1.5 and 2 hours to complete.

Buffalo Bay Trail is easy and suitable for the whole family. Enjoy the lush vegetation, explore the Knysna forest and take a stroll on the beach. There is an abundance of wildlife around you and a vast range of bird species to be spotted. From certain points on the route or the Buffalo Bay beach itself, you can see the gentle giants gracing these waters during whale season. The fresh air is invigorating and being surrounded by nature will leave you feeling positive, motivated and give you a sense of calm after completing this wonderful trail.

Why not overnight? Find Accommodation in Knysna

Inyathi Self Catering

Self Catering

Inyathi Self Catering

Inyathi Self Catering chalets are situated conveniently in the town centre of Knysna. Choose between one or two bedroom ... more

14 On League

Self Catering

14 On League

This fully equipped, five bedroom home consists of three self-contained units each with an en-suite bathroom, open plan ... more

Bridgewater Manor

Guest House / Self Catering

Bridgewater Manor

This elegant home offers warm hospitality and truly breathtaking views of the Knysna Lagoon and Heads. It is nestled ... more

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