Hans Bay - Lake Kaniere Campsite

Image: Shellie Evans | ©

Introduction

This is a large, grassy lake-front campsite beside beautiful Lake Kaniere. Fish from the jetty, boat or swim in the lake.

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Campsite overview

Access

  • Campervan
  • Car
  • Caravan

Landscape

  • Rivers and lakes

Category

  • Category
Standard

Bookings

  • Bookings

Bookings not required - first come, first served

Facilities

  • Boat launching
  • Jetty
  • Non-powered/tent sites
  • Toilets - flush
  • Water from tap - not treated, boil before use
40 non-powered/tent sites

Activities

  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Swimming

Seasonal restrictions

Fires are not permitted at any time.

Dog access

No dogs

About this campsite

Getting there

19 km southeast of Hokitika. From Kaniere, follow Lake Kaniere Rd to end. Take Dorothy Falls Rd at fork, follow to Hans Bay.

Location

NZTM2000 coordinates: E1449134, N5258774
Latitude: -42.80872933, Longitude: 171.15481125

Fees

  • Adult (18+ years): $8 per night
  • Child (5 - 17 years): $4 per night
  • Infant (0 - 4 years): free

Passes

Backcountry Hut Passes cannot be used at this campsite.

The DOC/NZMCA Campsite Pass can be used at this campsite.

To pay with your NZMCA pass, create/update your account on our booking system. Under 'Apply for a discount', select 'NZMCA Pass Holder' and upload a scan of your pass. Once we've verified your pass, it will be automatically applied when you make a booking.

Bookings


2020/2021 bookings

Bookings are open for stays from 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2021.


Book Hans Bay – Lake Kaniere Campsite online, or pay cash on arrival at the self-registration stand.

A $10 service fee applies to all phone, email and in-person bookings.

Your booking will be for a site, which will be allocated/selected on arrival.

Know before you go

  • Recycling facilities on-site
  • Fires not permitted at any time

Contacts

Hokitika Office
Phone:   +64 3 756 9100
Fax:   +64 4 471 1117
Email:   hokitika@doc.govt.nz
Address:   10 Sewell Street
Hokitika 7810
Postal Address:   Private Bag 701
Hokitika 7842
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