Australia’s Scenic Public Toilets #27 – Sun Pictures, Broome, WA

Ladies Amenities at Sun Pictures, Broome, Western Australia Many Australian natural wonders with public amenities (think Kata Tjuta, Wyndham or Lord Howe Island) are set amidst such scenic splendour that using them is part of the sightseeing experience! But once you’ve seen it, the view doesn’t really change.  Sun Pictures Screen (with Ladies to the left) by Day So imagine[…]

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Public Amenities, Ned's Beach, Lord Howe Island

Australia’s Scenic Public Toilets #24 – Ned’s Beach, Lord Howe Island, NSW

These conveniences could be ANYWHERE, right? Anywhere with tropical vegetation and killer blue skies, that is. But that doesn’t narrow it down much. Nor does its proximity to a beach and picnic and barbecue areas! Unlike many of its tropical counterparts, however, this public loo at Neds Beach on gorgeous Lord Howe Island has no predators such as snakes; the[…]

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Wycliffe Well Amenties Block, Northern Territory*

Wycliffe Well Roadhouse – The Best Alien Pit-Stop this side of the Galaxy!

What’s a weary Aussie traveller to do after a few hours and a few hundred kilometres on the road? Stagger from the car – reeling from too much sitting and legs crossed from sipping water water – and head straight for the loo, of course! Or the nearest tree, rock or shrub. Finding a good place to do your business[…]

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The Lion and the Loo, Da Vince's Eyes, South Australia

Australia’s Scenic Public Toilets #18 – The Most Glamorous Little Outhouse in OZ! One Tree Hill, SA

Don’t let the stone lion fool you. We’re not at a garage sale of ‘Chronicles of Narnia’ props. And don’t be fooled into thinking the building behind the lion is a gatehouse. Oh no! It’s an Outback Outhouse. Or so it was described by the waitress at surreal Art Through Da Vince’s Eyes, a Roman Devonshire Coffee House (a set of[…]

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Fossicking Fields Dunny, White Cliffs, New South Wales

Australia’s Scenic Public Toilets #17 – White Cliffs, New South Wales

The exacting recreational pursuit of opal fossicking demands much of its devotees. Physical strength, mental fortitude, stamina and courage at the absolute minimum. Oh, and the ability to cross your legs and hold on for grim death when nature calls! So it was a relief (in more ways than one!) to find that the ability to cross ones legs for[…]

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The View from the Loo, Lord Howe Island

Australia’s Scenic Public Toilets #15 – Lord Howe Island, New South Wales

You can blame the public amenities block at Kata Tjuta, near Uluru in the Northern Territory for my obsession with the odd juxtapositioning of Australia’s most spectacular scenery with the often mundane conveniences that service its admirers.  The view from this loo MUST be the best in Australia, I thought. So I captured it on film.  And it remained my[…]

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The view from the Rainbow Valley campground Loo!

Australia’s Scenic Public Toilets #3 – Rainbow Valley, NT

The view from the Rainbow Valley campground Loo! Yes, yes, I just had to keep the theme going (check out Scenic Public Toilets #1 and #2 if you don’t know what I’m talking about)!  From Stuarts Well in the Northern Territory, it’s only a short drive to the amazing Rainbow Valley where yet another public convenience with a splendid view awaits[…]

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Rocks at Karlu Karlu/Devil's Marbles, Northern Territory

Karlu Karlu/Devils Marbles – Australia’s Scenic Public Toilets #1

  Australia’s scenic wonders – such as the amazing Karlu Karlu/Devils Marbles – are generally accessible to the public.  That means plenty of nearby facilities such as lookouts, viewing platforms, car parks, campgrounds, picnic tables, BBQs. AND plenty of public conveniences. That’s just one reason Australia is known as the ‘lucky country’! Around the country it’s possible do your business[…]

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