Theme Park News
New share price lows as Village Roadshow blames poor theme park performance on Commonwealth Games and wet weather
Share prices have dropped to near 8-year lows off the back of yesterday's announcement of poorer-than-expected performance of Village Roadshow's Gold Coast theme parks as well as their cinema division.
The Parkz Update: Work commences on Dreamworld's Flying Theatre, Gold Rush goes and Corroboree expands
Dreamworld fences off the cinema as work commences on their forthcoming i-Ride Flying Theatre while Gold Rush is demolished and a new expansion of Corroboree opens.
New 'Maximum Impact' Theme Park Consulting Collaboration blasts onto the scene
A new full project cycle consultancy specialising in theme parks, attractions, tourism, leisure and hospitality launched this week bringing together some of the industry's leading talents.
Dreamworld's Eureka Mountain Mine Ride: a roller coaster dating back to the 1950s
At the time of its 1986 debut at Dreamworld, the Eureka Mountain Mine Ride was a second-hand roller coaster dating back to the 1950s. It was rebuilt in 1989 with a new ride system and revised layout utilising the original support structure.
Gold Rush and Thunder River Rapids come down at Dreamworld, no plans for a replacement
Dreamworld permanently remove Thunder River Rapids and its surrounding area, but indicate that there are no plans in place for the expansive area.
Ardent Leisure chairman outlines 2018 plans for Dreamworld
Dr Gary Weiss talks Dreamworld's plans for 2018 including the Commonwealth Games, Flying Theatre ride, DreamWorks Trolls Village attraction and redeveloping surplus land.
Village Roadshow's Gold Coast theme parks slowly recover while Wet'n'Wild Sydney struggles
Village Roadshow have released results for the six months from July to December 2017, with indications that their Gold Coast theme parks are on the up as the industry regains its feed following a tumultuous 16 months.