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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Really out of place radical architectural design ....town sadly a bit run down so toilets are a bit of a feature... ..

Thank kenmcardle
Reviewed 1 week ago

These toilets you really have to go inside and visit. Very clean, the art is amazing with all the ceramic tiles and artistic work is amazing.

Thank SueB88
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My recommendation is make sure you are sober when you walk up to these toilets & use them because once inside the ladies' room, the wall & floor designs are uneven & can be very dizzying. It certainly was a delight to the visual senses...More

Thank cmb2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kawakawa is known as "Train Town" after the vintage railway that runs down the middle of its main street. Its iconic, colourfully tiled public toilets were designed by the famous Austrian architect Friedensreich Hundertwasser. The architect lived in the town and legend has it that...More

Thank top-trippers
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It felt a little weird taking photos in the toilet and I had to wait for it to be vacant. However, they are unique so I felt I just had top do it. I wouldn't drive out of my way to see them but if...More

Thank New_South_Woodies
Reviewed 10 October 2018

I can't believe I'm reviewing a toilet block but what a toilet block! They are a must see. Lots of people think they are just art but they are a fully operational public toilet in the main street of Kawakawa. Colourful, clever, fun and so...More

Thank 542Jane_R
Reviewed 29 September 2018 via mobile

Austrian architect Friedensreich Hundertwasser adopted Kawakawa as his home in 1975. These loos are the only Hundertwasser-designed project in the Southern Hemisphere and the last project completed before his death in 2000. They are also Kawakawa’s number 1 tourist attraction. Definitely worth a visit if...More

Thank whiskeyoscar
Reviewed 22 September 2018

These toilets are a work of art. They are the #1 attraction in Kawakawa (and also the #2 attraction)! Interesting design, yet fully functional.

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Reviewed 10 September 2018

Sort of a pun--be sure to go! But absolutely, this is worth stopping. It is not far off the highway, and it is truly a work of art. Be careful when you park, but be sure to go inside.

Thank cookpias
Reviewed 6 September 2018

I never thought I’d be reviewing a toilet, let alone a public toilet, but this is something else and well worth a visit if nature is calling.

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