Theme Park Photos
It's really quite amazing just how much detail work continues to happen. In Australia we're used to rides being rushed to completion and frequently opening under the guise of "technical rehearsals" or with hyped themed elements or effects simply missing altogether.
These custom banners are likely versions of print and billboard ads that have only recently been approved by DC Comics in the USA, which would explain why they have only been put to use at Movie World just now.
A sun-safe painter busy at work. In addition to protecting himself from the harsh Australian sun, we also don't need to blur his face, so kudos to him!
Such pegs would be used for correctly placing footings while also avoiding existing infrastructure such as electrical conduits and water/sewage plumbing.
A few of the iconic palm trees that lined the road into Movie World have disappeared after 25 years.
The Perfect Storm combines two Tornado 24 elements with the larger Tornado 60 funnel. The ride will feature extensive lighting effects in these enclosed funnels.
The Perfect Storm (left) features smaller Tornado 24 elements in addition to the fullsized Tornado 60.
3D projections of the The Perfect Storm (left) and Funnel Web (right) slides from manufacturer ProSlide.