The Shorebird Centre

The Shorebird Centre is located at 283 East Coast Road, Pūkorokoro Miranda.

See Google map.

We are approximately one hour from both Auckland CBD and Hamilton.


9am–5pm every day except Christmas.


Entry is free, but donations are always very welcome.

The Bird Hides

The Bird Hides are the best place to view the birds.

The Bird Hides are located a couple of kilometres down the road from the Shorebird Centre.

See Google Map


The best time to see the birds is 2 hours either side of high tide.

At other tides the birds will be far out on the mudflats feeding.