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

Brenton on Sea Chalets

Self Catering

Brenton on Sea Chalets

Brenton on Sea Chalets offers fabulous accommodation with exceptional sea views in Brenton On Sea. Choose from log cabins ... more

Amanzi Island Lodge

Guest House

Amanzi Island Lodge

On the shores of the Knysna Lagoon you'll find Amanzi Island Lodge, a tranquil beach house on Leisure Isle, with ... more

Abalone Lodges

Bed & Breakfast / Self Catering

Abalone Lodges

Situated only 5 minutes away from town centre and 4km from the Leisure Isle beach you'll find Abalone Lodges. Abalone ... more

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