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Outback Spectacular "Heartland"

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Having now seen "Heartland" twice, the second viewing has confirmed my initial thoughts on the new show. 

I get what the story is meant to be, but only from reading the descriptions online. Unlike the previous shows, it's not very clearly portrayed in the actual show. 

The projection mapping is superb as I've said previously, but it's only a visual effect which should enhance an already good show. Unfortunately as I said above, the show needs a fair bit of work. 

On both the two times I've been so far there's been either no pre-show entertainment, or if there was I found it impossible to engage with as all I could hear even before I entered the building was "BANG. BANG. BANG!" (loud thumping noises). That's in contrast to the family friendly country music, including singing, dancing, jokes and some audience participation in previous shows.

New menu ok, but personally I don't like it as much as the previous one.

Unfortunately the show still ends with "I still call Australia home", which I had hoped might have been replaced by now with something new.

Overall, the price has gone up but the quality of the overall experience has gone down somewhat. 

I did still enjoy it. Just not as much as before! 

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4 hours ago, TomiJ said:

For someone who has never been before is it worth going at the current price? Do they still have feature the helicopter? 

Yes absolutely, and yes to the helicopter too (although I'm disappointed that it now hangs still in the air for quite a few seconds, which completely spoils the illusion that it's a flying helicopter! 

Even so, it's still worth going. 

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