Light Cycles



Under guidance from SA Health:

  • Masks will be required for entry to this event and will need to be worn for the duration

  • Ticket holders are asked to arrive at the Gingko Gate at their allocated session time

  • The Light Cycles Bar on Frome Road will be open for seated food and beverage consumption only. The bar opens at 5.45pm.

  • The season has been extended to Sunday 22 August.

For more information about COVID safety at the event, please visit the Light Cycles webpage.


Nature’s secret rhythms, illuminated

An immersive experience created by Moment Factory 

Dates: Tuesday - Sunday, 15 July - 22 August, 2021

Time: Sessions from 6.15pm

Duration: This event is a curated immersive one-way linear path. Allow 60 minutes to enjoy the full experience.

Location: Adelaide Botanic Garden. Enter via Ginkgo Gate.

Full price $40.
Group of 4 or more people - $36 per person.
Infant - 0-2 year olds are free but require a $0 ticket for admission. 
No concessions apply to this event.
Booking fee applies.



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 to 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. 

Created by Moment Factory. Presented by Illuminate Adelaide in association with the Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium.



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


Suitable for all ages

About Illuminate Adelaide

Illuminate Adelaide is a celebration of innovation, music, art, light and technology. Every winter, over 17 days and nights, Illuminate Adelaide will light up the city’s streets, laneways and architecture with a program of free and ticketed events by local, national and international artists and companies.

The Botanic Gardens and State Herbarium considers any potential impact of all elements of the Light Cycles event on flora and fauna before approval of inclusion into the project.

For all ticketing enquiries, please contact the friendly Illuminate Adelaide team on 1300 496 623 from 10am - 4pm, Monday to Friday.

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Blue image: Terra Lumina. Created by Moment Factory

Pink image: NorthForestLights. Created by Moment Factory


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