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Lake Kaniere, Hokitika

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Wildlife Area
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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  • Fantastic views and picturesque drive around the lake with bays to stop and enjoy. Dorothy Falls is a beautiful spot to enjoy with a short bush walk to the lake across the road.  more »
  • We walked one of the shorter tracks which was well maintained as have been all the great DOC tracks. We saw a Weka and took some great photos. It was beautiful bush and the lake was picturesque  more »
  • Gorgeous drive around the lake with lots of places to stop and have picnics or admire the views. Beware part of the road is gravel and unmarked so it can be dangerous. Take it slow and keep left. Beau...  more »