You can stay at the Shorebird Centre comfortably and inexpensively, either in a self-contained unit or a bunk dormitory. In doing so, you help support us.

Accomodation at the Shorebird Centre
Lounge at the Shorebird Centre
Self Contained Units
Accomodation at the Shorebird Centre
Sandpiper Suite Accomodation

Self contained rooms have ensuites and fully equipped kitchens.

Tariff (member): $90 for two people, $20 each additional person.

Tariff (non member): $135 for two people, $35 each additional person.

Whimbrel – Bedroom has 2 single beds plus a fold-down settee in the adjoining lounge area.

Sandpiper – Bedroom has 4 bunk beds plus a fold-down settee in the adjoining lounge area.


Bunk Dormitories
Accomodation at Shorebird Centre
Accomodation at Shorebird Centre

We have 2 x six bunk, and 1 x four bunk rooms. There are shared kitchen and bathroom facilities. A spacious lounge and deck overlooks our own wetland and has excellent views of the Coromandel Ranges.

Tariff (member): $20 per person.

Tariff (non member): $35 per person.

What to Bring
  • All rooms have comfortable mattresses and covers, pillows and pillow-slips.
  • You need to bring your own bedding, although if you are travelling light bedding can be hired for $5.00 per person.
  • You need to bring your own food. Kaiaua, seven kilometres north of the centre, has a small shop for groceries, a gas station, an excellent fish and chip shop and a hotel which serves good pub fare. The nearest supermarket is in Thames – a 30 minute drive from the centre.
Make a Reservation
Facility Hire
Hauraki Gulf Forum meeting at the Shorebird Centre
Hauraki Gulf Forum meeting at the Shorebird Centre

As a community facility our rooms are available for hire.

We have meeting rooms and full kitchen and bathroom facilities.

To make an enquiry, please fill out the form here