Lake Kaniere Scenic Reserve

Lake Kaniere Scenic Reserve

Lake Kaniere Scenic Reserve
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GPM NZ
Ashburton, New Zealand9 contributions
Dec 2023 • Family
A beautiful lake with a pretty waterfall to go and view. Lovely grassy area with a jetty to jump off and swim. Water is really cold though, haha.
Written 31 December 2023
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Kathleen S
Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand310 contributions
Aug 2023
Its a lovely place to visit, although many of the areas where you can get to the edge of the water (few) are not dog friendly. We did enjoy the drive and found a small bay where we could play with doggo.
Written 24 August 2023
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Maree R
Christchurch, New Zealand1,142 contributions
Feb 2023
Another lovely place in this part of the country, we went for a quick swim on a pretty warm day and enjoyed the refreshing water. The bottom of the lake was quite stony and then silty until we were deep enough to swim. There is also a decent looking camp site which would be a nice place to stop for a couple of days.
Written 15 February 2023
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TonyM
6 contributions
Jan 2023
Our stay at Kaniere was wonderful with Grant at his Homestay. The whole area is a scenic reserve and is so pristine, no farms just bush and more bush....
Written 30 January 2023
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kestonr2018
Wellington, New Zealand261 contributions
Oct 2022
Lake Kaniere is very pretty, and our kids discovered, good to jump into off the wharf. Most of the road around the eastern side of the lake is still gravel, but is wide and had a good surface when we visited. Dorothy Falls is also worth a visit, and is one minute from the road. We also enjoyed the trip around the south end of the lake to connect up with the road to Hokitika Gorge.
Written 26 December 2022
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Robin T
Christchurch, New Zealand69 contributions
Jan 2022
Another attraction that we'd not visited before but found to be amazing tucked into the foot of the West Coast hills surrounded but native bush
Written 26 February 2022
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Itsmeteexo
8 contributions
Jan 2022 • Family
Great place for walks, kayaking and jumping off the jetty. Great for teens, recommend life jackets for young children.
Written 13 January 2022
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Ken S
Christchurch, New Zealand293 contributions
Jan 2022
Well worth the drive from Hokitika and the lake and surrounding walks are amazing. Once again we went on a hot day and the lake was busy with families and boaties. Great walks through the native forrest and a must visit place.
Written 7 January 2022
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Chris & Kathy
Silverdale, New Zealand54 contributions
Apr 2021
This beautiful lake is off the beaten track, and well worth a visit for a picnic, being surrounded by lovely native bush it has a restful serene feel about it. The public toilets were very clean.
Written 23 April 2021
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GreeceHelena
Whanganui, New Zealand378 contributions
Mar 2021 • Solo
The owner of the Backpackers where I was staying in Greymouth recommended a drive out to Lake Kaniere... I was not disappointed. Had my first encounter there with a Weka outside of captivity and fell in love. I've seen no end of them since but still love these opportunists.
Written 22 March 2021
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