Time Traveler car debuts

Time Traveler car debuts

On the Mack Rides booth during the recent IAAPA Attractions Expo in Orlando, Silver Dollar City revealed the first vehicle of the ground-breaking roller coaster, Time Traveler. The ride will debut at the Branson, Missouri, theme park in Spring 2018. Representatives from the German-based manufacturer and the American-based theme park together pulled back a curtain […]

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Merlin Entertainments invests attractions in northwest UK

Merlin Entertainments will launch two new features at its Manchester attractions next spring. ‘Unearthly’ creatures are set to swim into the Manchester Sea Life Centre, and a new interactive experience will be installed at Legoland Discovery Centre. The developments see over £400k invested in the family-friendly attractionsm but there are no further details to report […]

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Holiday World Adding 8 Slides, Wave Pool, More

Holiday World Adding 8 Slides, Wave Pool, More

Christmas comes early in the town of Santa Claus, Indiana, as Holiday World announces a package full of goodies for their 2018 season. “We’re adding a fun elephant-themed water-play area for younger children,” says park president Matt Eckert. “When we discovered the Swahili word for elephant is Tembo, we named our new slide complex Tembo […]

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Feline Good

Feline Good

Chessington World of Adventures Resort is ‘paw-leased’ to announce the new multi-million pound ‘Land of the Tiger’, featuring an innovative enclosure and Europe’s first overhead trails, ready to welcome a family of four endangered Amur Tigers in spring 2018. With the introduction of Europe’s first overhead trails, guests will be able to observe these majestic […]

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Parques Reunidos opens first European location of Nickelodeon Adventure

Parques Reunidos opens first European location of Nickelodeon Adventure

Parques Reunidos has opened the first European Nickelodeon Adventure park, located at Thader Shopping Center in Murcia, which belongs to Merlin Properties. Extending over 5,000 square metres, the centre is designed to take visitors on a family adventure, and is divided into different areas devoted to the most famous Nickelodeon characters. It will feature SpongeBob’s […]

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White Christmas at Warner Bros. Movie World

White Christmas at Warner Bros. Movie World

The magic of Christmas will return to Warner Bros. Movie World this December with the annual White Christmas event, which launches tonight. Over nine nights in December, Movie World is transformed into a winter wonderland as the iconic Main Street glistens with white snow while being illuminated by one of the largest and most spectacular […]

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New waterslide offers interactive video game experience

New waterslide offers interactive video game experience

Kalahari Resorts and Conventions, Sandusky, Ohio, has introduced a new interactive gaming experience called the Storm Chaser. From WhiteWater, this slideboarding adventure combines the thrill of a waterslide with the challenge of a multilevel video game. The new attraction integrates gaming, skill, speed and competition into an experience that will define waterparks of the future. […]

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The Reef at Castaway Bay opens for Aussie summer

The Reef at Castaway Bay opens for Aussie summer

The Gold Coast Sea World’s newest attraction, The Reef at Castaway Bay, has opened in time to take advantage of the Australian summer holidays. The Reef is a fully accessible interactive splash area that is designed to “excite the young and young at heart” with a range of immersive water features and effects. Village Roadshow […]

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New features for Atomic A3 full motion simulator

New features for Atomic A3 full motion simulator

Talon Simulations has added Tornado and Remote Launch Interface to the Atomic A3 virtual reality motion simulator, a compact virtual reality attraction. Tornado is a physics based fan system engineered to provide a realistic and immersive wind effect to riders. Remote Launch Interface is an intuitive software which increases throughput and user experience by allowing […]

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SeaWorld Orlando unveils custom raft for Infinity Falls

SeaWorld Orlando unveils custom raft for Infinity Falls

At the Intamin booth during IAAPA Attractions Expo 2017, SeaWorld Orlando revealed the first of 15 custom rafts for its new Infinity Falls river rapids attraction opening summer 2018. By Intamin, the eight-passenger raft features custom theming and décor resembling supplies found on real white-water rafting expeditions. The circular raft design puts riders face-to-face and […]

Posted in: 2017