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Experience Lightscape Perth 2024 at Kings Park

An annual light and art extravaganza that will leave you spellbound.

Perth is about to dazzle you with one of its most breathtaking events, Lightscape, at Kings Park and Botanic Garden. This annual light and art extravaganza promises a unique experience filled with luminous installations, immersive exhibits, and family-friendly activities that will leave you spellbound. As you plan your visit, Metro Hotels is here to provide the perfect accommodation and expert tips to make your Lightscape Perth adventure unforgettable.

Event Highlights and Schedule

Lightscape Perth 2024 Schedule:

Running from June 7 to July 28, Lightscape transforms Kings Park into a mesmerizing world of light and sound. The event opens nightly from 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM, excluding Mondays and Tuesdays. Here are some highlights you won’t want to miss:


Roots: Delve into the world beneath the surface in a magical light and sound experience exploring the intricate beauty of roots.


Tunnel of Hearts: Capture unforgettable memories within a tunnel of glowing hearts, perfect for photos.


Colour-Changing Creations: Wander amongst intricate, color-changing installations that will leave you in awe.


Winter Cathedral: Revisit the wonder of last year’s favorite, the magnificent Winter Cathedral, a stunning light installation that has become an iconic feature of Lightscape.


And that’s just the start! Give in to temptation at the food truck welcome zone, offering a variety of tasty treats to enjoy as you hit the trail.


Event Map

Navigating Lightscape Perth is a breeze. The trail winds through the lush gardens of Kings Park, highlighting key installations and exhibits.


Check the official Lightscape website for more detailed information.


Booking Tips

To ensure a smooth and enjoyable experience, book your stay early. Metro Hotels offers two prime locations:


Perth CBD Hotel: Metro Hotel Perth City is located on the eastern side of the city and provides easy access to Kings Park and the CBD.


South Perth hotel: Metro Hotel Perth is situated slightly further out and offers stunning views of the Swan River and the Perth skyline.


Take advantage of our Perth CBD hotel deals and packages. Book directly through the Metro Hotels website to unlock the best rates and exclusive perks.


Accommodation Options


Metro Hotel Perth City

Enjoy modern amenities and comfort at Metro Hotel Perth City. Our City Escape Staycation packages includes daily continental buffet breakfast, free Wi-Fi, and convenient parking (subject to availability).


Metro Hotel Perth

Offering spacious rooms and stunning views, Metro Hotel Perth is perfect for families and larger groups. Our Perth Lights Staycation package includes daily Hot Aussie Breakfast, extended check out, free WiFi and car parking.


Getting There and Accessibility


Public Transport: Both Metro Hotel locations are well-connected by public transport. Buses run frequently from the city centre to Kings Park. Alternatively, the Transperth train service is a convenient option with nearby stations.


Parking: Parking in Kings Park is extremely limited, and available spots may require walking in the dark, so bringing a torch is recommended. It’s best to allow plenty of time to reach your event timeslot if you park within the park. Free parking is available in nearby West Perth after 6 PM, with well-lit roads and paths.  A set-down zone is located in Wadjuk Carpark, and limited parking, including ACROD spots, is available in Wadjuk, Jorang, and Poolgarla carparks.


Tips for First-Time Visitors


What to Bring:

Comfortable Shoes: The Lightscape trail is extensive, so wear comfortable walking shoes.

Warm Clothing: Evenings can be chilly, so dress in layers.

Camera: Capture the mesmerizing light displays.

Tickets: Ensure you have your event tickets ready, preferably printed or saved on your mobile device.


How to Enjoy the Event to the Fullest

Arrive Early: Beat the crowds and enjoy a leisurely stroll.

Stay Hydrated: Bring a water bottle or purchase refreshments on-site.

Plan Your Route: Use the event map to prioritise must-see exhibits.


Don’t Miss Out in Perth

While in Perth, explore its vibrant arts scene, pristine beaches, and world-class dining. Kings Park itself offers daytime attractions such as the Western Australian Botanic Garden and the Lotterywest Federation Walkway.


Nearby Dining and Entertainment


Dining Options at Metro Hotels

Metro Hotel Perth City: Savor a delicious breakfast at our on-site restaurant, Bluerock Kitchen & Bar, offering a daily continental buffet and hot plated breakfast available from 6:30AM.

Metro Hotel Perth: Our on-site restaurant, Red Bill, offers a daily continental buffet and hot plated options. Enjoy room service dinner from the comfort of your room.


Dining in Perth CBD

Perth CBD is a culinary hotspot with diverse options. Try fresh seafood at Fremantle Markets or indulge in fine dining at Elizabeth Quay.



Experience Perth’s nightlife with bars and live music venues in Northbridge or enjoy a relaxing evening at a riverside café.


Other Attractions You’ll Enjoy

Tourist Spots in Perth:

  • Perth Zoo: Great for a family day out.
  • Rottnest Island: Famous for its quokkas and beautiful beaches.
  • Fremantle: Known for its maritime history and vibrant markets.

Nightlife Activities:

  • Rooftop Bars: Enjoy cocktails with a view at venues like The Aviary or Rooftop at QT.
  • Live Music: Catch a gig at iconic spots like The Rosemount Hotel or The Ellington Jazz Club.

Non-Nightlife Activities:

  • Swan River Cruise: Explore the scenic river with a daytime cruise.
  • Kings Park Day Visit: Discover the park’s natural beauty and educational trails.

With its enchanting light displays and festive atmosphere, Lightscape Perth 2024 at Kings Park is an event not to be missed. Plan your visit with Metro Hotels to enjoy comfortable accommodations, exclusive deals, and an array of local attractions. Book your stay today and get ready to be illuminated by the magic of Lightscape!

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