Lake Kaniere Scenic Reserve, Hokitika
(4.2/5 based on 85+ 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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  • A good drive off the main road, quite a bit on trusting dirt roads, but there are some good walks around this beautiful lake, including Dorothy falls. 
  • The Forests are amazing! It's the type of bush you could imagine Dinosaurs stepping out of. A wonder around every corner, majestic Pungas (NZ tree ferns) and trailing Spagnum Moss and unlimited types ...  more »
  • Worth the very scenic drive in from Hokitika. Plenty of picnic room and stunning scenery. Will have to win lotto and build a Bach there.