Description

Kaniva is a town in Victoria, Australia. It is located on the Western Highway, north of Little Desert National Park, in the Shire of West Wimmera local government area. It is located roughly 25 kilometres (16 mi) east of the South Australian border and 43 kilometres (27 mi) east of Bordertown. At the 2016 census, Kaniva had a population of 803. The town is commonly used as a rest point for those travelling to Adelaide. The Kaniva region has some rare flora and fauna. The rare south-eastern red-tailed black cockatoo is found in the region. The Shire of West Wimmera prohibits the felling of dead trees to ensure that they have adequate nesting sites.

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Around Kaniva VIC 3419


Our Picks on what to Do in Kaniva VIC

Yanipy School Reserve

KANIVA WETLANDS & FAUNA PARK

Kaniva I23 Bushland Reserve

Our Picks on where to Stay in Kaniva VIC

Kaniva Colonial Gardens Motel

Travellers Inn Kaniva Motel

Kaniva Midway Motel

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Our Picks on what to Eat in Kaniva VIC

Heartfelt

Kaniva Community Roadhouse

Nikki & Jays Pizza Takeaway

Shopping in Kaniva VIC

Community Services  


Windmill Cafe & Visitor Information Centre VIC
41 Commercial Street East,
KANIVA VIC 3419

West Wimmeria Shire Council VIC
49 Elizabeth Street,
EDENHOPE VIC 3318

Kaniva Police Station VIC
81 Commercial Street East,
KANIVA VIC 3419

Kaniva Hospital VIC
7 Roache Street,
KANIVA VIC 3419

Kaniva Library - WRLC VIC
25 Baker Street,
KANIVA VIC 3419

Kaniva Memorial Swimming Pool VIC
3419/4 Baker Street,
KANIVA VIC 3419

Location Information 

  • Population: 803
  • State electorate(s): Lowan
  • Federal Division(s): Mallee
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.
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Travel To  

Bordertown SA 5268 (52.2 km, 47 mins)
Nhill VIC 3418 (40.2 km, 30 mins)
Acknowledgement of Country

Kaniva VIC is located on the following Aboriginal Nation/s.

Wotjobaluk
Jardwadjali

poidb.com acknowledges the Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the first inhabitants of the nation and the traditional custodians of the lands where we live, learn and work.