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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 […]

Posted in: 2017
Adventure Landing adding play slide complex

Adventure Landing adding play slide complex

Adventure Landing is adding a $1 million slide complex to its 23-year-old Shipwreck Island Water Park in Jacksonville Beach, Florida. The pirate-themed waterslide complex will open just in time for the Spring 2018 season. It will feature five innovative slides and interactive water features for families with children to experience. The Pirate Play Slide Complex, […]

Posted in: 2017
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
Czarnecki moves up at Camelback

Czarnecki moves up at Camelback

Ken Ellis and Arthur Berry III, co-owners of Camelback Resort, Tannersville, Pennsylvania have promoted Brian Czarnecki to the role of chief operating officer. Czarnecki’s previous role was that of vice president of sales and marketing for the popular, four-season destination in the Northeast US. Czarnecki will direct the operations, technology, brand and marketing of Camelback […]

Posted in: 2017
Longleat’s Festival of Light

Longleat’s Festival of Light

Longleat’s spectacular Festival of Light, which is open to the public until 7 January 2018, has been designed to bring the magic of storytelling to life. Visitors can wander through settings depicting famous scenes from Snow White, Rapunzel, Sleeping Beauty, Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Hansel and Gretel, The Snow Queen and Beauty and the […]

Posted in: 2017
First roller coaster in North America to go through a Ferris Wheel

First roller coaster in North America to go through a Ferris Wheel

Extreme Engineering has been contracted by Mega Parc (an Oxford Properties Group) to design and build the very first roller coaster in North America to go through a Ferris Wheel. Mega Parc, Quebec City, Canada, is a 30-year-old indoor amusement park that includes an infrastructure overhaul to support a new cast of rides in a […]

Posted in: 2017
Simworx and Interlink team up to create ‘world first’ Immersive Superflume attraction

Simworx and Interlink team up to create ‘world first’ Immersive Superflume attraction

Media attractions specialist Simworx has partnered with water ride specialist Interlink to create a brand new attraction concept which will see a motion base and immersive screens added to a flume ride for a world first experience. Using 16-seater boats and a conveyor loading system on the attraction, riders will leave the loading/unloading station and […]

Posted in: 2017, Park News
SkySled takes flight

SkySled takes flight

Skycoaster has introduced the SkySled harness, enabling thrill seekers to experience a Skycoaster in an entirely new way. For over 25 years, flyers have soared in custom-designed Flight Suits as they lay flat and flew. The new SkySled places riders in a seated position for a completely new experience. Riders are now winched to the […]

Posted in: 2017
Zombies invade Niagara Falls

Zombies invade Niagara Falls

In Niagara Falls, Canada, Clifton Hill is known as the most popular family-fun street and tourist draw besides the Falls themselves. Already operating a Triotech XD Theater 16 seats with a wild west movie, the team at HOCO was looking for an attraction with a universal appeal that would fit to a wide demographic group. […]

Posted in: 2017
Efteling to launch virtual experience Dreamflight

Efteling to launch virtual experience Dreamflight

In spring 2018, Efteling’s top attraction Dreamflight (Droomvlucht) will also be accessible for disabled visitors through virtual reality. At present, Droomvlucht is the only top attraction at the Dutch fairytale theme park that, for safety reasons, is not accessible for handicapped visitors. The indoor dark ride Droomvlucht offers a flight through a world of dreams […]

Posted in: 2017