Bookings not required - first come, first served
Fires are not permitted at any time. See fire rules on conservation land.
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 will open at 9:30 am on Thursday 13 May 2021, for stays from 1 July 2021 to 30 June 2022.
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 or selected on arrival.
19 km southeast of Hokitika. From Kaniere, follow Lake Kaniere Rd to end. Take Dorothy Falls Rd at fork, follow to Hans Bay.
NZTM2000 coordinates: E1449134, N5258774
Latitude: -42.80872933, Longitude: 171.15481125