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Miranda Shorebird Centre

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Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

I'm a keen birder but am pretty new to shorebirds. We heard through Facebook of the bar-tailed godwits arrival after their migration from Alaska so drove from Auckland to get right on high tide. The advice is to get there 1-2 hours either side of...More

Thank cthrnjayne
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Wonderful spot with loads of shorebirds. The guides were very helpful, showing me the birds, how to identify them and letting me use their scope. The facilities were very well maintained, clean and comfortable accommodation at a very reasonable price. To make a great trip...More

Thank BirderLiam
Reviewed 27 May 2017

When we arrived the gentlemen at the Centre did quite rightly point out to us that if the tide is out, so are the birds. However, still keen to stretch our legs we started the walk to the hide. Unfortunately, there are currently Council works...More

Thank B1192KLjills
Reviewed 2 April 2017

If you like nature and animals, that is a great stop. If you are a birdwatcher, you should spend a couple of hours in this centre and in its trail. Many different shorebirds come here and you can see them easily. Enjoy!

Thank Haubert_F
Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Had a fabulous stay with friends. Could not have asked for more knowledgable staff helping with advice on the birds, when to see them and generally being pleasant and very informative. Shop area well stocked for gifts. Information on the area excellent. Expert volunteers at...More

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Self contained unit with complete facilities is $95.00 Very comfortable. The Centre has two of these units and three bunkrooms with shared facilities at $20.00 per person. We have just returned having stayed the past two... More
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"If you want any information, ask loads of questions because you can't assume the staff will tell you..."
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"There are two self-contained units suitable for couples or small families and some bunkrooms for individuals..."
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"If travelling as a couple, the Whimbrel Wing is perfect."
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