Send your message out to the universe in one of the most symbolic ways possible at The Floating Lantern Matsuri. Whatever your message is, watch it float in glowing unison with all the other messages into the sunset.
The Floating Lantern Matsuri embraces everything about life, love, peace and friendship, providing you with a chance to get your thoughts down in writing and gently send them off onto destinations unknown. Whether your message is personal in memory of a lost loved one, a wish, a prayer or general words of encouragement and happiness for the world – put it on a lantern and watch it commence it’s peaceful, glowing journey on the evening tide.
Price: Free to attend
Lantern Kits: $ 15
VIP Ticket: $120 (single – including GST and booking fee)
Online purchases will close on 21 August (if not sold out prior).
Lantern Kits will be available to purchase at the Shinju Matsuri Festival Hub at Town Beach (sales will close on Friday 4th at 12 pm) or at the event (unless sold out prior).
VIP Tickets will include your lantern kit, free-flowing drinks and canapes hosted by Chef Derek Lau as well as comfortable seating as you relax, listen to music and watch the sunset before and after sending your floating lantern message out to sea.
Decorate your lantern at home or on the day at Gantheaume Point.
Lanterns will set sail at sunset and we encourage you to bring your swimming gear as there’s a possibility of getting a bit wet when launching your lanterns into the water.
Make a lovely evening of it and bring a picnic or take advantage of our VIP tickets to make this sunset experience even more memorable.
For the safety of all patrons, no public vehicle access will be allowed on Gantheaume Point Beach during the Floating Lantern Matsuri. A FREE shuttle bus service will be available from Cable Beach to Gantheaume Point Beach will be provided by Broome Explorer Bus:
To Gantheaume Point:
Bus 1 -3:30pm Cable Beach Club Resort – Turf Club Car Park – Gantheaume Point
Bus 2 -3.55pm Cable Beach Club Resort – Turf Club Car Park – Gantheaume Point
Bus 3 -4:20pm Cable Beach Club Resort – Turf Club Car Park – Gantheaume Point
Bus 1 -6:30pm Gantheaume Point – Turf Club Car Park – Cable Beach Club Resort
Bus 2 -6:45pm Gantheaume Point – Turf Club Car Park – Cable Beach Club Resort
Bus 3 -7:00pm Gantheaume Point – Turf Club Car Park –Cable Beach Club Resort