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Light Cycles FAQs

Can't find the answer?

Contact our friendly team on 1300 496 623 from 10am - 4pm, Monday to Friday.


Admission Times

Please arrive at the Ginkgo Gate for your allocated session time as early and late admissions will not be possible. Sessions begin every 15 minutes – admission is as per the session time you have booked for.



This is a self-guided event on a curated immersive one-way linear path - please allow 60-90 minutes to enjoy the full Light Cycles experience.


Getting There

Adelaide Botanic Garden - entry and exit is from Frome Road (Ginkgo Gate).


Closing Time

The Ginkgo Gate will be closed 15 minutes after the last session of the evening begins - patrons will not be admitted after this time.


Age Suitability

Light Cycles is suitable for all ages. Children under 4 are free of charge but need to register for a ticket at the time of purchase.


Ticket Prices

General Admission - $40.00 per person

Group (4 or more people) - $38.00 per person. To book for more than 4 people, please click the + during the booking process on I Wanna Ticket. Each person must show a ticket for entry.

Under 4 years of age are free, however a $0.00 ticket is required for entry as every person must be ticketed. 

A merchant service fee of 2% applies.

No concessions apply to this event.

Payment is by credit card only - no cash payments.

Weather Policy

This event will go ahead rain or shine. We would recommend wearing adequate clothing and footwear suited to the time of year and weather conditions on the day for an outdoor event and bring an umbrella in case of rain. There is no cloakroom for this event.


Prohibited Items

Please note that animals, chairs, eskies, BYO alcohol, DSLR cameras, video equipment, tripods and drones are prohibited.


Photos & Photography Equipment

Take as many photos as you want with your phone, and don't forget to #IlluminateAdelaide when you post them. However, please note that due to the size and obstruction of lenses, professional photography equipment (DSLR cameras video equipment, tripods and drones) will not be admitted in the Garden. The flow of the event and our COVID safe management capacity requires us to keep the audience moving without obstruction on the path.



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



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



Undercover garage parking is available at the Wilson Parking – Lot Fourteen Car Park, adjacent to the Light Cycles entrance. 

Adelaide Botanic Garden parking is also along Plane Tree Drive and in front of the Rose Garden off Hackney Road. Ticket machines accept credit and debit cards, and coins (excluding 5 and 10 cent coins).

Illuminate Adelaide events take place all across the city. Plan your journey carefully and choose the car park that makes the most sense for your visit for proximity and access. From 1 June, Wilson Parking offer Illuminate Adelaide audiences 20% off weekend and night parking at select locations for bookings made online with the promo code ILLUMINATE22.* Book Online or Download the App.

** Terms and Conditions are as follows: The 20% off Night and Weekend exclusive Illuminate parking offer only available at Bent Street, City West, Adelaide Central, East End, Flinders Link and 30 Hindley Street car parks when booked online or through the Wilson Parking App using promo code ILLUMINATE22. Bookings are limited and only available from 1st – 31st of July 2022. Rate is available for one entry and exit per booking. Pricing, products, and availability may vary without notice. Casual parking rates apply if booking conditions are not met.


Toilets are located on-site at Adelaide Botanic Garden.


Seating within the event

There are benches located throughout the Garden if you need to rest a while.


On-site box office hours

30 minutes before the first session of the evening until 15 minutes after the start of the last session of the evening.


Can't find the answer?

Contact our friendly team on 1300 496 623 from 10am - 4pm, Monday to Friday.


Book your Light Cycles experience HERE.