Summer Solstice Light Spectacle

Exhibition and Shows

1 Dec 2018 to 15 Jan 2019

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.

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


Cafe Carpark Caters for challenges with learning and communication Caters for hearing impairment Caters for limited mobility Coach Parking Disabled access available Family Family Friendly Free Wifi Kiosk Nature & Wildlife Non Smoking Public Toilet Queensland Tourism Industry Council Shop The Ecotourism Association of Australia Wheelchair access


From AU$16.00

Event Times

1 Dec 2018 to 15 Jan 2019

Annual Event


Capricorn Caves

30 Olsens Caves Road, The Caves, 4702

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