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  1. Dreamworld's Eureka Mountain set for potential comeback After more than eight years sitting dormant, the Eureka Mountain Mine Ride roller coaster at Dreamworld is in the early stages of an unexpected return. In 2014 we saw the Ocean Parade section of the park and its flagship attraction Wipeout returned to their former glory. In 2015 the park rejuvenation looks to be continuing with the first signs of work on Eureka Mountain spotted in recent weeks. Click here to continue reading
  2. First look at Dreamworld's Tail Spin Tail Spin, Dreamworld's latest thrill ride will open to the public this weekend at Dreamworld. Ahead of its debut, Parkz offers a sneak peak video of Dreamworld's Big 9 Thrill Ride. Click here to continue reading
  3. Sunshine Park, $90 million water park planned for Sunshine Coast A Sunshine Coast based consultancy has lodged a proposal for Sunshine Park, a tourist resort that combines a water park, hotel and holiday village. Click here to continue reading
  4. Tail Spin coming to Dreamworld Dreamworld have unveiled details of the new thrill ride for 2014. The Gerslauer Sky Fly will be named Tail Spin. Click here to continue reading
  5. Speculating on WhiteWater World's next slide The latest teasers from WhiteWater World feature a less-than-cryptic “triple the fun” message. With this clue we take a look at some of the latest and most interesting water slides out there that could be WhiteWater World’s September attraction. Click here to continue reading
  6. Five possible replacements for Dreamworld's Reef Diver With the closure of Reef Diver, Dreamworld are set to install a new flat ride in its place later this year. We share a few of the current trends in flat rides around the world for a few rides that could help turn the tired Ocean Parade at Dreamworld into a modern flat ride precinct. Click here to continue reading
  7. Adventure World coaster named Abyss Construction draws to a close and Adventure World continues to build suspense with the naming of their new Eurofighter coaster. Click here to continue reading
  8. Adventure World announces $12m Eurofighter roller coaster Perth's Adventure World has announced its plans for a new major roller coaster after months of teasers, speculation and glimpses of the ride's construction. The Eurofighter style coaster from German manufacturer Gerstlauer is the first of its kind in Australia. Click here to continue reading
  9. Water coaster bound for Australia in 2013 In an interview with German business magazine insideB, managing director of Mack Rides, Christian von Elverfeldt has revealed the sale of one of their water coasters to an Australian park for 2013. Click here to continue reading
  10. Justice League 3D launches at Movie World We take a unique first look at Justice League: Alien Invasion 3D at Warner Bros. Movie World. Click here to continue reading
  11. Movie World goes viral for Halloween Fright Nights Ahead of this year's Fright Nights Halloween experience due to take place each weekend in October, Warner Bros. Movie World are taking a viral approach to the event's buildup. Click here to continue reading
  12. How Dreamworld should return to theme park normalcy It seems every six months or so news surfaces of another attraction destined for Dreamworld that wouldn't find its way into any normal single-price theme park. The reason why is not difficult; by boosting per-capita spending – the average amount each guests spends in the park – they can increase profits without having to go to the more costly expense of attracting new clientele. But there's surely a better solution than that. Click here to continue reading
  13. Buzzsaw ride, Dreamworks coming to Dreamworld as CEO departs Dreamworld's plans for their 30th Anniversary have been mapped out by outgoing CEO Noel Dempsey, with the Gold Coast theme park set to launch a new partnership to replace Nickelodeon Central and open their second ride for 2011. Click here to continue reading
  14. Village Roadshow expands into Sydney market The Sydney area looks set to receive its first new theme park by way of a Wet'n'Wild water park due to open in 2013. It will be the first major park in Sydney since Wonderland Sydney's closure in 2004. Click here to continue reading
  15. Tower of Terror in reverse? Dreamworld is set to upgrade one of one of their "big six" rides this year, with reports suggesting a 180º switch of the Tower of Terror's 15-person car may just be the ticket. Click here to continue reading
  16. Theme park prices staying low Dreamworld and WhiteWater World have unveiled their ticket pricing for the next six months, getting the edge on Warner Village Theme Parks by announcing a six month annual pass at an unprecedented low price. Click here to continue reading
  17. Wet'n'Wild goes upside down to find new attraction Parkz has received reports that Wet'n'Wild Water World will become home to Australia's first looping water slides. Click here to continue reading
  18. WhiteWater World not out of the loop Evidently WhiteWater World aren't going to let Wet'n'Wild Water World take all the thunder of Australia's first looping water slide, with reports suggesting that they may indeed have their own plans for a competing attraction. Click here to continue reading
  19. Cairns water park seeks approval Australia’s water park boom looks set to continue with plans recently being submitted to Cairns regional council for Adventure Waters, a new $30 Million water park. Click here to continue reading
  20. Dreamworld introduces peak and off-peak pricing In addition to the now annual price hikes seen across Gold Coast theme parks, Ardent Leisure, owners of Dreamworld and WhiteWater World are set to introduced a new scheme that sees normal ticket prices vary based on the time of visit. Click here to continue reading
  21. Sea World Corkscrew replaced by new attraction MyFun, the ticketing portal and online presence for Warner Village Theme Parks, have reported the iconic Corkscrew Rollercoaster will no longer be entertaining riders as it has for the past 27 years. In its place will be the exact same ride, with a colour change and a new train – arguably the most exciting new attraction to hit the Gold Coast this summer! Click here to continue reading
  22. Six Flags files for Bankruptcy Six Flags, one of North America's largest theme park chains, has filed for bankruptcy. What does this mean for their business model and the theme parks it has inspired theme parks around the world? Click here to continue reading
  23. Rocky debuts for WVTP Between a half-finished stunt show and a broken roller coaster, what was supposed to be a blockbuster summer for Warner Village Theme Parks looks to have resulted in a series of duds that are sure to impact the parks' performance over this crucial peak holiday period. Click here to continue reading
  24. Hollywood Stunt Driver gears up for premiere With only three weeks to go until Hollywood Stunt Driver opens at Warner Bros. Movie World, the team is going full throttle on the show that replaces the legendary Police Academy Stunt Show. Parkz brings readers a special glimpse at some of the stunts in the new show. Click here to continue reading
  25. The Colonel's Choice: Dreamworld appoints KFC manager to top position In a move that isn't without precedent, Macquarie Leisure Trust Group have once again appointed an theme park industry outsider to the Gold Coast theme parks' top position. Former operating officer of New Zealand KFC, Starbucks and Pizza Hut properties will take the position effective immediately, having spent a year with the diverse leisure company as their COO. Click here to continue reading
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