283 East Coast Rd,
Phone: +64 9 232 2781,
Two short tracks take you across a reserve and wildlife area, next to the internationally important wetland on the Firth of Thames at Miranda, where you can see a variety of migratory and local shorebirds. Stop at the Miranda Shorebird Centre for further information about the area.
From the Miranda Shorebird Centre carpark, on East Coast Rd, just north of Miranda. Length: Miranda north track 750m or 5 minutes. Miranda south track 2.3 km or 30 minutes. Miranda north track starts from road side opposite the Shorebird Centre and crosses the Taramaire Wildlife Refuge Reserve through farmland before reaching the shelly beach foreshore of the Firth of Thames (follow yellow marker poles).