Summer Solstice Light Spectacle

The Caves, Livingstone Area

19 December 2017 - 

Indicative Rate * AU$16 to AU$32

The Summer Solstice Light Spectacle, a dazzling light display, is a natural phenomenon unique in the southern hemisphere. It occurs throughout December and early January.

Due to the alignment of the sun over the Tropic of Capricorn brilliant direct sun light penetrates the darkness of the Belfry Cave through a 14 metre vertical shaft in the cave roof at midday. The effect is electrifying. The colour of peoples clothing is reflected all round the cave walls and a disco mirror ball creates light patterns on the roof.

Proposals of marriage have been made in the light and 2008 saw the first Solstice wedding.

This is a special experience for visitors, and a delight for photographers.

Event Dates

This event occurs annually:
19 December 2017
20 December 2017
21 December 2017
22 December 2017
23 December 2017
24 December 2017
25 – 31 December 2017
1 – 7 January 2018
8 January 2018
9 January 2018
10 January 2018
11 January 2018
12 January 2018

Entry Costs

Entry Cost AUD Valid From Inclusions
Adult $32 - $32
Child $16 - $16 Children under 5 welcome to join tour free of charge

Event Venues


Capricorn Caves
Address:
30 Olsens Caves Road
The Caves
Queensland, Australia 4702

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