BOLLARD BAY (on Leisure Isle) is a family beach with safe swimming in shallow waters.
THE KNYSNA HEADS area is ideal for snorkelling, but beware as it is very dangerous to swim out into the channel between the Heads because of tidal currents.
CONEY GLEN is a popular fishing and picnic spot on the Eastern Head, although swimming is not recommended.
NOETZIE is a secluded beach down a flight of roughly 100 stairs. Swimming here is considered unsafe.
BUFFALO BAY is a family beach with safe swimming and great surfing conditions. It is also ideal for beach walking (all the way to Brenton-on-Sea) and for fishing.
BRENTON-ON-SEA is a good spot for walking and sunbathing and is popular with paragliders. The big rock formation, Castle Rock, is a favourite fishing spot for locals. Swimming is dangerous because of rip currents.
GOUKAMMA is situated between Buffalo Bay and Sedgefield, offers wonderful beaches, epic sand dunes, flowing river mouths and unspoiled coastal forests.
SEDGEFIELD is an outdoor paradise offering many activities in the shelter of its gigantic dunes. There are several excellent beaches; the river mouth, Myoli & Cola, Platbank and Swartvlei, which curve towards a rocky promontory known as Gericke’s Point.