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  1. The sale of Main Event signals a logical end to Ardent Leisure's Dreamworld saga Ardent Leisure's sale of Main Event leaves them debt free, with a war chest of $150 million cash and nothing to spend it on but Dreamworld. But the shareholder windfall suggests the sale of Dreamworld – sooner rather than later. Click here to continue reading
  2. Stay, Play and Cruise in Queensland: Royal Caribbean and Village Roadshow Theme Parks' New Partnership Two of the biggest icons in family adventure have come together to create the ultimate end-to-end Queensland getaway. Royal Caribbean International has teamed up with Village Roadshow Theme Parks to offer guests sailing from Brisbane on Quantum of the Seas access to exclusive accommodation and attraction packages, combining two amazing family experiences into one holiday with plenty of added perks. Click here to continue reading
  3. Aussie World Events Set to Celebrate Return of Interstate Tourism Aussie World will be the epicentre of family, fun and laughter this summer hosting two of the Sunshine Coast’s biggest celebrations over the holidays. Click here to continue reading
  4. Dreamworld’s Steel Taipan roller coaster Prepares to Launch The wait is almost over for Dreamworld’s triple launching, four time inverting roller coaster. Click here to continue reading
  5. Buzz off - Dreamworld commences dismantling of Buzzsaw roller coaster Buzzsaw operated for almost 10 years, finally closing to the public in August 2021. Now Dreamworld has begun dismantling the ride, and with the opening of Steel Taipan just weeks away it represents a dramatic change to the face of Dreamworld. Click here to continue reading
  6. Sea World Celebrates 50th Birthday Sea World is proud to be celebrating the major milestone of 50 years of operation on the Gold Coast with the marine park officially opening on 30 October 1971. Click here to continue reading
  7. Sea World's dormant beast: up close with the Leviathan wooden roller coaster Sea World's Leviathan is looking more and more like a fully realised roller coaster as it inches closer and closer to its delayed 2022 opening date. Click here to continue reading
  8. Construction flies ahead on Wet'n'Wild's newest water slides Wet'n'Wild are moving forward with construction of their latest collection of water slides ahead of their expected opening in December. Click here to continue reading
  9. Sea World's wooden coaster delays changes the theme park landscape this summer – potentially for the better With Sea World's Leviathan delayed until 2022, Village Roadshow prepare to lean on a lineup of new attractions at Movie World, Wet'n'Wild and Paradise Country for the forthcoming summer. Dreamworld are set to benefit by not sharing the limelight when they launch the Steel Taipan roller coaster later this year. Click here to continue reading
  10. Sea World goes Spooky this October The most Spooktacular event of the year is returning to Sea World this October with Sea World Spooky Nights transforming the iconic Gold Coast park on selected Friday and Saturday nights. Click here to continue reading
  11. Get in with a too-good-to-be-true $50 annual pass to Dreamworld before Steel Taipan opens With the hotly anticipated Steel Taipan just months away, Dreamworld and Destination Gold Coast have unveiled a new deal for local residents that will give twelve months entry to Dreamworld for an amazing $50 to Gold Coast residents. Click here to continue reading
  12. Dreamworld's Winterfest and a farewell to Buzzsaw. We check in on this year's incarnation of Winterfest at Dreamworld, while also looking at some of the latest improvements as Steel Taipan nears completion and further attraction removal projects continue around the park. Click here to continue reading
  13. An Afternoon at Warner Bros. Movie World's Hooray for Hollywood parade. Warner Bros. Movie World has debuted its latest event, 'Hooray for Hollywood' in celebration of the theme park's 30th birthday. We headed along before the current Gold Coast lockdown to take in some of the old and new characters, props, entertainment and dining options. Click here to continue reading
  14. Around the grounds at Village Theme Parks As we head into winter we check in on the goings on at the three main Village theme parks on the Gold Coast. The new slides at Wet 'n' Wild have been delivered to site. Over at Sea World progress has slowed on Leviathan. Incremental improvements continue at Movie World in time for their 30th anniversary. Click here to continue reading
  15. Warner Bros. Movie World Celebrates 30th Birthday Warner Bros. Movie World is celebrating its 30th Birthday in style with the unveiling of an all new three-metre-tall Bronzed Bugs Bunny statue in the Fountain of Fame this morning. Click here to continue reading
  16. Steel Taipan rises over Log Ride rubble at Dreamworld Dreamworld's recovery continues, with Steel Taipan well on the way to completion, and further disused attractions being removed from the park. Click here to continue reading
  17. An Australian-First Thrill Ride Ready for Launch on the Sunshine Coast Aussie World on the Sunshine Coast has announced that it will open the much-anticipated SX360 thrill ride on Friday 18 June, giving thrill seekers an all-new experience on Australia’s tallest and fastest 360-degree pendulum swing. experience.” Click here to continue reading
  18. Village Roadshow Theme Parks Announces New Attractions Village Roadshow Theme Parks, Australia’s premier theme park operator, is excited to announce an exciting multi-million-dollar investment program of new attractions launching across its Gold Coast properties in the coming months. Click here to continue reading
  19. Management shake-up: Greg Yong appointed Dreamworld chief Ardent Leisure, owners of the Gold Coast's Dreamworld theme park have announced that Greg Yong will take the reins with current chief John Osborne stepping down for 'personal reasons'. Click here to continue reading
  20. Leviathan wooden roller coaster nears completion at Sea World Leviathan is nearing completion at Sea World with most of the ride's complex, twisted layout in place. Click here to continue reading
  21. It's Mack Time - Dreamworld's Steel Taipan roller coaster goes vertical Dreamworld's long awaited new roller coaster has finally "gone vertical". The first pieces of track are now in place on Steel Taipan. Elsewhere in the park, the visiting Brickman Legends Lego exhibit is a much-needed drawcard for guests during the school holidays. Click here to continue reading
  22. Gold Coaster opens, Steel Taipan construction progresses at Dreamworld Works on Steel Taipan steadily move forwards while the third iteration of Dreamworlds double looping coaster opens with little fanfare. Click here to continue reading
  23. Sea World launches Vortex thrill ride as first part of The New Atlantis The New Atlantis is finally becoming a reality at Sea World with the opening of Vortex, a Top Spin from renowned German manufacturer Huss. Click here to continue reading
  24. Spin into Sea World on the all new Vortex Sea World’s newest attraction, the Vortex has opened for the summer holidays and will have guests twisting, turning and spinning like never before. Click here to continue reading
  25. Vortex nears completion, Leviathan towers as The New Atlantis nears opening at Sea World Despite a year of setbacks and delays, Vortex, the first component of Sea World's $50 million expansion is opening soon. Meanwhile the theme park's skyline is evolving dramatically as construction of the neighbouring Leviathan wooden roller coaster continues. Click here to continue reading
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