Lake Kaniere Scenic Reserve, Hokitika

(4.2/5 based on 95+ reviews on the web)
Get in touch with the great outdoors at Lake Kaniere Scenic Reserve, 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 Scenic Reserve and other attractions in Hokitika.
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  • This area is different from the other NZ hikes that we've done. It's more of a jungle feel, except it's not 100 degrees. We saw the Dorothy Falls which are right off the road (very cool) and hiked for...  more »
  • We went a little to late the wind had got up so the lake wasn't clear... i would love to go back and watch the sunrise to see if it makes a difference the recommendations are to go before dawn or at d...  more »
  • It was a cold, blustery day. Bitterly cold. But even so, the reserve was beautiful.... walking underneath mature natives... just the ticket. Also the odd friendly weka ... nice.