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Dreamworld - Remembering the Golden Years posted this, this morning

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I never knew this was an attraction and there doesnt seem to be much about it anywhere online. I found it ran from 1997 to 2000 and was a part of the Village Oval (which I believe today is Dreamworks).

Does anyone remember the attraction? I assume it was similar to Disney’s Jungle Cruise? Was it any good? Did it run on the Murrissipi River?

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I know about it purely because it is in the Parkz Database.

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"Journey through fragile habitats on our latest animal adventure, Creature Cruise." Creature Cruise was a gentle boat ride featuring 140 handcrafted animals, birds and marine life in their natural habitat.
This short-lived attraction was replaced by Kennyland, a childrens area that was replaced with Nickeldeon Central in 2002.
 
Status Closed
Opening Date Circa 1997
Closing Date 2000

 

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One thing we do understand is that the final room of that ride is where the enclosure was for the Cougar Cubs (Inca & Sierra, which are still at the park today). 
 

After the rides run as a boat ride, the water course was boarded over, and it became a walk through before being removed for Nick Central.

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I have extremely vague memories of riding it as a kiddo. I remember it being indoors and having a Dinosaur section (pretty sure the baby Triceratops they stuck in the Log Flume was from this) and that's pretty much it. I think the entrance may have been where the Madagascar Coaster is now? I remember enjoying it and being confused why it wasn't there on future visits.

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4 hours ago, gavinfulikes said:

I found a park map from 1998. It could give a rough estimate of what the ride layout was. Also the Tower of Terror Skull looks like it was just burnt.

Note that Creature Cruise is right above “Country Fair”

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FYI Country Fair was the name for Ocean Parade before it was Ocean Parade.

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Dreamworld doesn't need more than four across seating.

                                                                                                  - Designer of Creature Cruise and 'head of engineering'

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