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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  • Beatiful lake bordered by snow capped peaks. Great reflections most days. Great picnic spot with campsites nearby. Some very good mountain bike tracks on the lake shore 
  • A lovely lake with stunning snow clad mountains as a back drop with a variety of walks. The serious walker through to the casual stroll are all catered for around this lake. 
  • 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.