Kingfisher Bay Resort is set to light up the skies of K’gari with a new interpretive lightshow

Kingfisher Bay Resort is set to light up the skies of K’gari with a new interpretive lightshow
Edited by Travel Weekly

    Kingfisher Bay Resort is set to light up the skies of K’gari (Fraser Island) in 2024, announcing Illumina, an new interpretive lightshow and the latest product launched by the island’s four-star eco-tourism property.

    Set amidst the natural beauty of the wallum wetlands within the grounds of Kingfisher Bay Resort, the installation aims to enhance visitor experience and provide a unique nighttime attraction, exclusive to resort guests.

    Illumina will showcase the world’s largest sand island with the Return to Sky exhibition, a journey of discovery, regeneration, and growth, told in a mesmerising 20-minute light show, set to launch in September 2024.

    To bring the product to life, Kingfisher Bay Resort has engaged Melbourne-based international Light Artist, Bruce Ramus, and his team from Ramus Illumination, renowned for creating symphonies of light and colour at various destinations around the world, including Wintjiri Wiru at Uluru, an Australian tourism first.

    Ramus Illumination director Bruce Ramus describing K’gari as the “ultimate regenerative space”.

    “The inspiration behind ‘Return to Sky’ comes from the light within unique landscapes and vibrant ecosystem that is K’gari – the constantly shifting sands, the island’s natural healing qualities, and its incredible ability to regrow itself will all be celebrated,” he said.

    “Illumina will captivate audiences and enrich the mind and soul, while evoking a sense of wonder and appreciation for this remarkable natural environment.”

    Kingfisher Bay Resort group general manager Kane Bassett expressed his excitement for the groundbreaking product.

    “We are thrilled to offer visitors an enchanting nighttime spectacle unlike any other product we’ve seen on K’gari, with innovation that’s the first of its kind in Queensland,” he said.

    “The Return to Sky narrative aligns perfectly with our commitment to providing unparalleled experiences, connecting guests with the movement, texture, and colours of K’gari.”

    A range of accommodated Illumina experiences are available for pre-booking now, in preparation for the show’s official opening later this year. Visitors can opt for the Platinum, Gold, Silver or Bronze packages, staying at Kingfisher Bay Resort, with ferry transfers and food and beverage inclusions.

    Latest News

    • Events

    Brisbane Festival 2024 returns from 30 August

    Experience a rich tapestry of culture, celebration, and community throughout the city as the Brisbane Festival 2024 returns from 30 August to 21 September. The fifth program from artistic director Louise Bezzina invites guests to experience the pinnacle of artistry with world premieres, Australian exclusives, Queensland commissions, and Brisbane spotlights across 23 days. Tt brings […]

    • Food & Beverage

    Nobu Bangkok the World’s Highest Nobu Restaurant at EA Rooftop at The Empire

    Nobu co-founders Hollywood star Robert De Niro and Meir Teper, plus eponymous chef Nobu Matsuhisa have visited EA Rooftop at the Empire ahead of the official launch of the world’s highest Nobu restaurant in the heart of Bangkok. With unparalleled dining experiences with breathtaking panoramic views of the Bangkok skyline and the Chao Phraya River, […]