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Kawakawa Public Toilets by Hundertwasser

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Address: 60 Gillies St, Kawakawa 0210, New Zealand

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No trip to the Bay of Islands would be complete without a trip to the Hundertwasser toilets. They are located in Kawakawa on the Main Street. You can find plenty of parking and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Bill Y
Seneca, South Carolina
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Seneca, South Carolina
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

No trip to the Bay of Islands would be complete without a trip to the Hundertwasser toilets. They are located in Kawakawa on the Main Street. You can find plenty of parking and use the facilities while you admire the project.

Thank Bill Y
Waikanae, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth driving through the main street of Kawa Kawa to see, etc. even on the dreariest of days. See the photos.

Thank Wijehaba
Dunedin, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What more can one say? You don't just go to the toilet, you need to stop and take photos. Then you realise the ceramic idea has kept up throughout the town. A must see

Thank catwatching
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Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

The only thing worth seeing in Kawakawa - defo worth staying if you pass the town going north. A quick stop is only required.

Thank Alexander A
Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Designed by the artist Hundertwasser, these toilets are something to see and use. In fact, they have become so popular there is a bus park out the back and a small park which welcomes freedom campers. The design is very Gaudi, but unlike the cathedral in Barcelona, these toilets are finished. The inside is totally left field with large cubicles... More 

Thank petertaylor57
Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

Stop for a break and look at the fascinating Hundertwasser creations at the same time! Intricate patterns and shapes and colours reflect the spirit of this world renowned artist who lived in the area for a time. A lot of the street has also adopted the creative ceramics-including a wonderful seat. Take time to walk around , look and enjoy... More 

Thank Don L
Hamburg, Germany
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Reviewed 4 March 2017

In the middle of this small town that could be part of a western movie, you'll find Hundertwasser's toilets. Definitely a place to stop.

Thank jobst56
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 4 March 2017 via mobile

When I was told by the tour guide we are going to see public toilets I thought it was bizarre and had a giggle about it, but I'm glad we went as it was the most unusual public toilet I have ever seen. It's actually a tourist attraction. I couldn't believe my eyes. There are little windows from the ladies... More 

Thank Anna_Smith_38383838
Coventry, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 March 2017

A block of public toilets does seem a strange place to review but the same can be said for them being on a things to do list. They are definitely uexplanations will be needed.nusual just be careful when going in there with a camera, who knows what

Thank SteveS1970
Buckfastleigh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

Certainly worth a look if passing by on highway 1, and worth a modicum of detour if nearby. Colourful, almost feels a shame to'use' them as nature intended. Not much worth seeing elsewhere in town though.

Thank PipPaul W

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