Hans Bay – Lake Kaniere campsite

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  • Adult (18+ years): $6 per night
  • Child (5 - 17 years): $3 per night
  • Infant (0 - 4 years): free

Campsite details

View from Hans Bay Campsite
View from Hans Bay Campsite

Hans Bay Camp
Hans Bay Campsite

  • Number of tent sites - 40

This is a large grassy lake front campsite beside the beautiful Lake Kaniere.

Fish from the jetty, boat or swim in the lake.

Please note that dogs are not permitted in the campground or Lake Kaniere Scenic Reserve.


Lake Kaniere Rd, 19 km south east of Hokitika

Getting there

From Kaniere, follow Lake Kaniere Rd to end. Take Dorothy Falls Rd at fork, follow to Hans Bay.

Grid reference: NZTM2000, E1449134-N5258774
Latitude: -42.80872933, Longitude: 171.15481125


  • Access: sealed
  • Boat ramp
  • Jetty
  • Recycling facilities

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