Summer Solstice Light Spectacle

The Caves, Livingstone Area

1 – 9 December 2018 - 

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:
1 December 2018 – 1 January 2019
1 – 9 December 2018
10 December 2018
11 December 2018
12 December 2018
13 December 2018
14 December 2018
15 December 2018
16 December 2018
17 – 23 December 2018
24 December 2018
25 December 2018
26 December 2018
27 December 2018
28 December 2018
29 December 2018
30 December 2018
31 December 2018 – 1 January 2019
2 January 2019
3 – 15 January 2019
3 January 2019
4 January 2019
5 January 2019
6 January 2019
7 – 13 January 2019
14 January 2019
15 January 2019

Entry Costs

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

Facilities

  • Car park
  • Kiosk
  • Non Smoking Establishment
  • Shop

Event Venues


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

Other Information

Accessibility:

Accessible facilities available. Please contact operator for specific details.

Family Friendly:

Family friendly – please refer to operator's website for services and facilities.

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