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  1. The ultimate evening at Movie World's Fright Nights Warner Bros. Movie World's Fright Nights have become the highlight of the theme park calendar, and the Ultimate Terror Tour is a great way to experience everything on offer. Click here to continue reading
  2. Movie World breaks a September record with DC Rivals HyperCoaster launch Off the back of the public launch of DC Rivals HyperCoaster, Warner Bros. Movie World has achieved the strongest single day of attendance ever recorded in September. Click here to continue reading
  3. Ariadne calls for $25 million in new attractions for Dreamworld An investment group that owns 10 per cent of Ardent Leisure is calling for a $25 million investment in new attractions as part of a greater push for reform and seats on the company's board. Click here to continue reading
  4. Adventure World launches Goliath to kick-start 2017 season Saturday, 23 September will see Perth's Adventure World open for its 36th season with the debut of Goliath, the park's latest thrill ride. Click here to continue reading
  5. DC Rivals HyperCoaster is Australia's best ride ever Make no mistake about it: Warner Bros. Movie World have delivered a roller coaster that is undeniably one of the best in the world. The ride ticks every box and delivers a level of sheer thrills and sustained excitement that is unlike anything ever before built in Australia. Click here to continue reading
  6. VRTP needs to fundamentally rethink their message and marketing Village Roadshow Theme Parks need a significant shakeup of their marketing strategies if they want to climb out of this slump sooner rather than later. Click here to continue reading
  7. Dreamworld proceeds to remove the Mine Ride's mountain Dreamworld today announced the removal of the mountain that surrounds the long-defunct Eureka Mountain Mine Ride. This move spells the end of the decaying foam mountain, but not the ride. Click here to continue reading
  8. The final countdown for DC Rivals HyperCoaster Cranes appeared at Movie World yesterday in preparation for the installation of DC Rivals HyperCoaster's crowning feature: a giant illuminated depiction of The Joker towering over the monolithic roller coaster. With the ride's opening expected any day now, strong winds today have left construction crews playing the waiting game. Click here to continue reading
  9. Movie World's DC Rivals HyperCoaster mini-site answers all the big questions A new mini-site designed to hype DC Rivals HyperCoaster has surfaced, and answers many of the most intricate questions about the ride experience including every element's speed and force. Click here to continue reading
  10. What Village Roadshow's land sale will mean for their Gold Coast theme parks Warner Bros. Movie World and Wet'n'Wild are staying put for decades to come in a newly announced plan to sell the land that the theme parks are located on and lease it back. Click here to continue reading
  11. Village Roadshow indicates September launch for DC Rivals HyperCoaster and reveals upcoming attractions for Sea World The latest investor presentation by Village Roadshows points to a September launch for Movie World's DC Rivals HyperCoaster. The company has also announced several new attractions for Sea World including an "interactive splash zone" in October and a new seal show in December. Click here to continue reading
  12. Ariadne is right: Dreamworld needs more family attractions... but there's no shortcuts Kevin Seymour of investment group Ariadne says his group has the business expertise to turn Dreamworld around, and that family attractions are the key. He's right, but the key to Dreamworld reclaiming its place is with blockbuster family experiences. Click here to continue reading
  13. Trim brakes installed on DC Rivals HyperCoaster as testing continues As opening day nears, fans may have been dismayed to see brakes installed along the course of the record breaking roller coaster, but really trim brakes are only about ensuring that the ride operates as intended. Click here to continue reading
  14. First cycles on Movie World's DC Rivals HyperCoaster get fans buzzing As footage emerged over the weekend of the gargantuan roller coaster testing, the reaction from theme park fans has been everything from amazed to underwhelmed. We think it looks amazing. Click here to continue reading
  15. Ardent appoints former Disney executive as US-based director Former Disney executive Randy Garfield will join Ardent Leisure as part of the company's bid to strengthen the expertise and USA representation on their board in an ongoing struggle for control and stability. Click here to continue reading
  16. Dreamworld's performance: 15 things to take from Ardent Leisure's preliminary full year results Ardent Leisure have released preliminary results for the 2017 financial year, revealing the fallout of Dreamworld's Thunder River Rapids accident, while laying out a brief strategy for the park's recovery. Click here to continue reading
  17. DC Rivals HyperCoaster tops out at Movie World It's now officially Australia's tallest roller coaster* as the final piece of track was lifted into position earlier today. Click here to continue reading
  18. Gold Coast theme parks closed today due to rain Dreamworld, Sea World, Warner Bros. Movie World and Wet'n'Wild World have announced that they will remain closed today as a result of severe weather. Click here to continue reading
  19. Adventure World's Mi3 thrill ride will be an Intamin Gyro Swing like Dreamworld's The Claw Adventure World in Perth are in full hype mode as the park releases the first details of their latest thrill ride, a modern version of Dreamworld's The Claw. Click here to continue reading
  20. Dreamworld attendance improves while revenue remains steady and unprecedented discounting continues The Gold Coast theme park has seen a slight improvement in attendance for June with no corresponding uptick in revenues. Heavily discounted passes might see further improvements in visitation but devalues the theme park industry as a whole. Click here to continue reading
  21. The best Gold Coast theme park pass deals for 2017-2018 It's annual pass renewal season, and the Gold Coast theme parks have some great deals on offer, with twelve month passes to theme parks starting at just $74 for both adults and children. Click here to continue reading
  22. DC Super Heroes and Super-Villains extended at Movie World The success of DC Super Heroes and Super-Villains has prompted Warner Bros. Movie World to extended the event through until July 16. Click here to continue reading
  23. Bringing DC Rivals HyperCoaster to life: docoaster's 3D rendering Village Roadshow Theme Parks joined forces with Parkz member docoaster to develop stunning 3D renders of Movie World's DC Rivals HyperCoaster. We had a chat with docoaster to discuss how he brought the monumental roller coaster to life. Click here to continue reading
  24. Movie World delivers blockbuster entertainment with DC Super Heroes and Super-Villains As Wonder Woman dominates in the box office, Warner Bros. Movie World celebrates all things DC Comics over the next week with DC Super Heroes and Super-Villains, another superbly executed event on a growing calendar of blockbuster seasonal offerings at the Gold Coast theme park. Click here to continue reading
  25. DC Rivals HyperCoaster: what you need to know about Movie World's new coaster Putting to rest speculation that has been underway since November 2015, Warner Bros. Movie World have given a name to Australia's biggest ever roller coaster. The attraction – due to open in late 2017 – will see DC's superheroes and villains go head to head. Click here to continue reading