REGISTER & BOOK YOUR FERRY TICKETS
The Fremantle Biennale’s acclaimed drone light and sound experience, First Lights, returns in 2023 with Kooranup. This epic spectacle of light, movement and sound will again transform the night sky with 160 drones taking flight over the stage of the bilya (river) and wardan (ocean).
First Lights – Kooranup consists of three stories in three different locations, with the final shows to be held on Wadjemup (Rottnest Island), on Friday 17 and Saturday 18 November, 2023.
First Lights – Kooranup on Wadjemup is free to attend but due to limited capacity, registrations are essential.
Dedicated event ferry services will be run by SeaLink, Rottnest Express and Rottnest Fast Ferries from Fremantle and Hillarys locations.
All registered attendees will need to collect a wristband at the Rottnest Island Events Info Marquee, which is located on Thomson Lawn, in front of the Main Jetty on Rottnest Island. Open 2 – 6pm on both Friday and Saturday.
Wristbands will be checked at the entrance to the event.
On the Island:
From the Main Jetty the Army Groyne is a short 10-15 minute walk or 5 minute bike ride along Parker Point Road, turning left at Army Jetty Road.
For those with access needs a return bus service will run from Main Settlement bus stop to the Army Groyne event site.
To find out more about Wadjemup (Rottnest Island) and to plan your visit Rottnest Island website.
For further information on First Lights – Kooranup visit the project page here.