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Merlin Entertainments launches first US Peppa Pig World of Play

Merlin Entertainments launches first US Peppa Pig World of Play

Merlin Entertainments has opened its first Peppa Pig World of Play (PPWoP) attraction in the United States, located in Grapevine, Texas. The roll-out of the indoor play centre concept into the US market follows the successful launch of the inaugural PPWoP in Shanghai last October, which has been enthusiastically received by visitors. Merlin has an […]

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Climbing walls coming to the Wilderness Resort

Climbing walls coming to the Wilderness Resort

Wilderness Resort, Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, is adding three climbing walls by Clip and Climb to its Timberland Playhouse area. According to Chris Ebben, the resort’s attractions director, “Each of the walls will vary in difficulty and appearance, and all are certain to provide a memorable experience for participants by offering a wide variety of challenges.” […]

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Climbing Walls Coming to the Wilderness Resort

Climbing Walls Coming to the Wilderness Resort

Wilderness Resort,  Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, is adding three climbing walls by Clip and Climb to its Timberland Playhouse area. According to Chris Ebben, the resort’s attractions director, “Each of the walls will vary in difficulty and appearance, and all are certain to provide a memorable experience for participants by offering a wide variety of challenges.” […]

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Shaun the Sheep has flocked to Paradise Country!

Shaun the Sheep has flocked to Paradise Country!

The new Shaun the Sheep attraction at Paradise Country, Australia, includes an all new interactive water play zone, playground, stage show, tractor ride and interactive movie making cinema. Paradise Country General Manager, Shane Phillips said Shaun the Sheep is a wonderful fit for the park with both parties sharing an affinity for the farm lifestyle. […]

Ropes Courses introduces curves on Sky Rail

Ropes Courses introduces curves on Sky Rail

Ropes Courses has unveiled a seamless integration of a curved Sky Rail and a Sky Trail or Sky Tykes aerial attraction at IAAPA. The curved Sky Rail allows for a longer ride in a smaller amount of space and gives participants a unique twist when compared to a normal ride on a similar attraction. Not […]

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Five new games from Bobs Space Racers

Five new games from Bobs Space Racers

Bobs Space Racers (BSR) displayed five new games at the recent IAAPA Attractions Expo in Orlando. They include the Hang Time Challenge, an FEC model of Prize Wheels, a 4-in-1 Event Trailer, Portable Basketball, and Fried Frogs.   On the Hang Time Challenge, guests can test their strength and endurance in this popular timed hanging […]

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Zip Flyer offers eddy current breaking

Zip Flyer offers eddy current breaking

Zip Flyer zip lines are offering a fail-safe collision avoidance system on their speed-governing trolleys using magnetic eddy current braking. The company is currently installing three 38 foot high Zip Coasters in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, with a planned opening in Spring, 2019.

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VR Trampoline shown

VR Trampoline shown

At the recent IAAPA Attractions Expo, Ideas Extremas exhibited a 180º Virtual Reality Trampoline that allows the user to interact with the game by jumping on the trampoline, holding on to the hanging rope and touching the special icons on the side screens when they appear in order to accumulate points. Each experience lasts four […]

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New approach towards building ropes courses from Walltopia

New approach towards building ropes courses from Walltopia

Walltopia announced a new product in the ropes course industry at IAAPA – Ropetopia Curves. It’s a next generation ropes course with an entirely new belay line that unlocks limitless design possibilities and gives an alternative solution to some of the issues that ropes courses usually encounter.   This new approach towards building ropes courses […]

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PBS and Falcon’s creative group to create location-based experiences

PBS and Falcon’s creative group to create location-based experiences

Falcon’s Creative Group has signed a major cooperative agreement with PBS. Falcon’s will design PBS location-based entertainment (LBE) experiences. PBS’ first foray in the realm of immersive experiences, these LBE venues will offer fun and learning for the whole family, themed around topics that PBS and PBS KIDS are known for, including science, the arts, […]

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