Bundle up, rally your friends, whānau, or that special someone and experience the Wellington Botanic Garden ki Paekākā like never before.

As night falls, immerse yourself and connect with nature through this unique multi-sensory experience.

Highlighting the Garden’s lush canvas, Light Cycles invites you on a nighttime adventure where natures secret rhythms come to life through dazzling light installations, soundscapes, and digital art.

Prepare to be captivated.

Created by Moment Factory

Light Cycles takes place within the Wellington Botanic Garden ki Paekākā in areas which can be uneven in places. It is therefore not recommended for those who require mobility equipment or special assistance to attend alone.

Have questions? Read our Light Cycles FAQs to find out more.

Huia mai ō hoa, tō whānau, tō ipō rānei ka toro mai ai ki Te Māra Huaota o Pōneke, kua āta whakarākeitia ki te ātaahua rirerire o ngā rama toi ataata.

He mea hanga e Moment Factory, he mea whakaputa e Aotearoa New Zealand Festival of the arts.

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Click here for the Light Cycles Map

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$19.00 – $115.00

Family of 4 (2 Adults, 2 Children) Anytime $115.00
Family of 4 (2 Adults, 2 Children) $99.00
Family of 3 (1 Adult, 2 Children) Anytime $80.00
Family of 3 (1 Adult, 2 Children) $65.00
Adult Anytime $45.00
Adult $39.00
Concession Anytime $38.00
Concession $32.00
Child Anytime $25.00
Child $19.00
Concession tickets: Students (15 and over) Tertiary Students, Gold Card holders.

Child Policy: any guest 15 and under needs to be accompanied by a guardian. This guardian needs to be 18 or older.

Anytime tickets: Attend any session. Friday and Saturday evenings may be busier; timed tickets have priority, and you may need to queue.

Wellington Botanic Garden ki Paekākā

Sessions available every 15 minutes

Wed - Thu, Sun from 6-8pm

Fri - Sat from 6-8.30pm

Closed Mondays & Tuesdays. Hours may change, keep an eye on our site.

Light Cycles is a rain or shine event.

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