Lake Kaniere
Image: Shellie Evans | ©



Lake Kaniere is one of the most beautiful lakes in New Zealand and offers opportunity for a number of water sports. There are also several picnic places, a camping area, and numerous short walks.


Find things to do and places to stay Lake Kaniere Scenic Reserve

The lake is a popular spot with boaters. 

Lake Kaniere contains perch, rainbow trout, brown trout, and salmon.

Kayaking is possible on Kaniere River. There are numerous picnic spots to paddle to.


Paparoa National Park Visitor Centre
Phone +64 3 731 1895
Address 4294 Coast Road
RD 1 Runanga 7873
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