Munaintyanangku, tunturri. (Always was, always will be)

Illuminate Adelaiderlu Kaurna Miyurna yaitya mathanya Wama Tarntanyaku tampinthi (Illuminate Adelaide acknowledges the Kaurna people, the traditional custodians of the Adelaide Plains)

Yaintya yartangka ngadlu tikanthi, kuma tirkanthi, kuma warpulayinthi. (These are the lands we live, learn and work on)

Ngadlurlu Purkarna pukinangku, yalarra, kuma tarrkarritya tampinthi. (We pay our respects to Elders past, present, and emerging)

Translation provided, with thanks, by Kaurna Warra Karrpanthi

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Australian Premiere

Light Cycles

Moment Factory

15 July to 1 August

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Thu 15 July - Sun 01 August

Tue - Sun Sessions from 6.15pm


This event is a curated immersive one-way linear path - please allow 60 minutes to enjoy the full Light Cycles experience. 


Adelaide Botanic Garden, entry via Frome Road (Ginkgo Gate)


Full price $40.00

Group 4+ $36.00 per person

Under 3s Free, however a $0.00 ticket is required for entry

Please be advised this event includes smoke, haze, dark pathways, uneven terrain and flashing lights.

Masks are not required for this event.

Companion Card booking info can be found here.

Assistance dogs are allowed in the Botanic Garden.

Transaction fees apply.

Questions? Visit our Light Cycles FAQs here.


Adelaide Botanic Garden is easy to navigate with paved and bitumen paths. There is a small section of path that is not easily accessible via wheelchair but can be by-passed. Please contact Illuminate Adelaide for more information on 1300 496 623.


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Nature's secret rhythms, illuminated.
An immersive experience created by Moment Factory.

Montreal-based multimedia studio Moment Factory have crafted a world-leading reputation for blending light, technology and feeling to reinvent iconic locations and unshackle imaginations.

Their installations and experiences have enchanted audiences from New York to Tokyo, and they’ve created mesmerising stage shows for artists like Madonna, Jay-Z, Muse, Ed Sheeran and Billie Eilish. Now, they’re hitting Adelaide to turn one of our most beloved green spaces into a wondrous forest.

In an Australian first, Moment Factory will reimagine Adelaide Botanic Garden with a series of installations that use lights, sound, video and special effects that amplify the voice of the natural world.

Prepare to have your sense of wonder and fascination rekindled by some of the most exciting creative minds in the business.

In the Media

"Grounded in the exploration of the human relationship to nature, Light Cycles leads visitors on a magical nighttime journey through the garden’s lush gateways and luminous canopies." Moment Factory news

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Gift a Light Cycles experience with a voucher. Per person and group booking vouchers are available – the lucky recipient can choose which date and time they book to attend. Get gifting here.

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Image credit: North Forest Lights at Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, created by Moment Factory.