A mesmerising digital light experience 60,000 years in the dreaming...

June 8 - July 21
3:30 PM - 8:00 PM


Prepare to be transported to a realm of wonder and awe as Gumbuya World Theme Park proudly presents ‘Gumbuya Dreaming’, a mesmerising digital light experience created and produced by Yarnology, led by acclaimed Indigenous artist Wayne Quilliam. Get ready to immerse yourself in a world of captivating light installations and entrancing soundscapes in our Dreaming Zones, exploring the beauty of flowers, the dance of fire & water, and the majesty of land & animals. In addition to the breathtaking light experience, you can enjoy the excitement of our thrilling and leisurely rides, and indulge in mouth-watering delights from our selection of food trucks.  At the heart of Gumbuya lies its Aboriginal meaning, 'meeting place'. Join us at Gumbuya World where friends and allies will gather to experience the magic of ‘Gumbuya Dreaming’.


Created & Produced by: Yarnology


Gumbuya Dreaming is a spectacular digital light experience created and produced by Yarnology, an Indigenous multimedia, event and entertainment company, led by acclaimed Indigenous artist Wayne Quilliam. With a portfolio that spans the globe, including recent groundbreaking work as the creative director of Connection, the Indigenous art projection experience at Lume Melbourne and the current Badu Gili Projection Show on the Sydney Opera House Sails.

Dreaming Zones

Gumbuya Gathering


Step into an immersive celebration of Aboriginal culture, beginning with a vibrant Smoking Ceremony at the Entrance. Journey through the Plaza’s shifting colours and into the Gumbuya Gathering Zone, where a smokey sculpture surrounded by dynamic lighting awaits, inviting reflection and connection. Finally, wander into the Dreaming Field, where flowers shimmer amidst the surrounding trees. 

Fire & Water


Explore the 'Fire & Water' zones, where dynamic lasers guide you along the Water/Fire River. Pause at the scenic Billabong and the Hairyman trees transformed in a kaleidoscope of colours. Continue to the captivating Fire Dance performance of fiery movements, echoing the traditions of storytelling. Conclude your journey at Emu Promises, where visitors float their own written notes in illuminated emu eggs down the Lazy River, a symbol of renewal and connection to the land.

Land & Animals


In the 'Land & Animals' zones, the wonders of nature intertwine with First Nations’ stories. Discover the Talking Trees, a mesmerising display of smoke, mirrors and sounds. Head deeper into the Cave of Smoke for an entrancement of melodies and swirling mists. Stop at the Bogong Moth Story where toadstools illuminate the path. Toward the end, find serenity in the Dream Forest, offering a captivating immersion into culture and nature.

Rides & Food


In addition to the breathtaking light experience, enjoy all the excitement that Gumbuya World has to offer. Whether you're seeking thrills on our roller coasters or a scenic spin on our tree swing, there's something for everyone. Take a break from the visual feast to indulge in mouth-watering delights from our selection of food trucks. From savoury bites to sweet treats, there's a culinary delight to satisfy every craving.

Practical Info

Running dates:
Sat 8 JUN  Sun 9 JUN Mon 10 JUN
Sat 15 JUN & Sun 16 JUN
Sat 22 JUN & Sun 23 JUN
Sat 29 JUN - Sun 30 JUN
Mon 1 JUL - Sun 14 JUL
(open every day of winter school holidays)
Sat 20 JUL- Sun 21 JUL

Time: 3.30pm park opens for theme park rides & food trucks Gumbuya Dreaming experience commences at dark 5.30pm.
Age requirement: Guests of all ages are welcome.
Duration: approx. 60-90 minutes


Standard Tickets

General (120cm+)

$49
Web

$59
Gate

Junior (90-120cm)

$39
Web

$49
Gate

Senior (60yrs+)     

$39
Web

$49
Gate

Tots (<90cm)

Free

Family Tickets

Family Ticket 1
(2x GA + 2x JA)

$171
Web

$216
Gate

Family Ticket 2
(2x GA + 3x JA)

$210
Web

$265
Gate

Family Ticket 3
(4x GA)            

$191
Web

$236
Gate

Annual Pass Holder

General (120cm+)

$29

Junior (90-120cm)

$21

Senior (60yrs+)

$21

Tots (<90cm)

Free

How to Get Here


Location: Gumbuya World Theme Park 2705 Princess Hwy, Tynong

Gumbuya world is only 50 minutes south-east of Melbourne CBD on the Princes Hwy (M1) in Tynong North VIC

You can drive, take the bus or train all from Melbourne CBD or surrounding suburbs.

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Dreaming Map

From the tops of the tallest mountain to the depths of the vast oceans, we pay respect to the land and to the ancestors who cared for it. We revere the Elders for their knowledge and guidance and acknowledge Indigenous people and culture across our great lands.
– Wayne Quilliam