Lake Kaniere, Hokitika

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Get in touch with the great outdoors at Lake Kaniere, a popular site boasting delightful waters, views of snowcapped peaks, and plethora of activities. Summertime brings tourists and locals alike here for the great swimming conditions. Pack a snack and picnic in the picturesque setting, or gear up for exciting sports like water skiing, kayaking, and mountain biking. If you prefer a quieter trip, spend your time hiking around the lake or fishing. Look for Dorothy Falls nearby, and keep your eyes peeled for wild kiwis. Use our Hokitika trip itinerary maker to arrange your visit to Lake Kaniere and other attractions in Hokitika.
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  • July 13, 2017
    Lake Kaniere is quite possibly the most beautiful sight I've ever seen... Definitely worth the drive - fantastic for a picnic or walk, there is also a waterfall on the opposite side of the road. Loved...  more »
  • July 11, 2017
    It was raining quite heavily but we are so glad we stopped at the lake. It was really quite beautiful  more »
  • June 7, 2017
    Lake Kaniere is huge and offers many quiet and sheltered nook in a forest, it is very nice to walk and offers a beautiful view.
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