Tropical Light Darwin

Move over, Vivid! Renowned artist Bruce Munro lights up the Tropical Capital with interactive, intelligent, luminous sculptures. Walk around taking in the exhibition ‘til your heart’s content, then we know the best place for you to crash!

Tropical Light Darwin – what is it?

Think Vivid, but steamy! Renowned artist Bruce Munro was commissioned by the NT Government to create eight luminous, meaningful sculptures, connected on a 2.5km self-walk loop by artworks from local artists, creating a glorious, colourful, interactive installation piece that introduces you to the Darwin CBD in a whole new way! Each sculpture has its own story and meaning and can be enjoyed during the day, but truly come to life once the sun sets and the stars begin to sparkle.

Have a squiz at the self-guided track below: 

Tropical Light self-guided trackImage Source: Tropical Light website

Tropical Light Darwin – when is it?

Bruce Munro’s Tropical Light will illuminate Darwin’s CBD from 1 November 2019 until 30 April 2020.

Tropical Light Darwin – where should I stay?

If you’re looking for accommodation during Tropical Light Darwin, look no further than Darwin YHA! Located smack-bang in the middle of the CBD and in easy walking distance to the beginning of the self-guided installation track, Darwin YHA boasts not one but two rooftop pools, a rooftop bar and super-fun daily activities.

During Tropical Light, Darwin YHA are offering two cracking specials:

Tropical Lite – from $95pp

  • 3 nights’ accommodation in your chosen room type
  • Breakfast daily
  • Book here

Tropical Light Explorer Package – from $149.1pp

  • 3 nights' stay in your chosen room type 
  • Discounted entry to Crocosaurus Cove
  • Discounted Big Bus pass 
  • Discounted 4 hour bike hire 
  • 10% off food at the Lost Ark 
  • $10 voucher for The Tap on Mitchell 
  • Drink vouchers for the hostel pool bar
  • Free nightly BBQ before departing on the Tropical Lights walking tour 
  • Book here

For all the info you could possibly need on Bruce Munro: Tropical Light, click here. To book Darwin YHA, click here.

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