Theme Park News
Village Roadshow Theme Parks see declines while upcoming campaign details revealed
Today's half year results presentation from Village Roadshow has revealed an 8.4 per cent decline over the peak summer period for their Gold Coast theme parks and poor results from Sydney. The theme parks will unveil a major marketing campaign in mid-March.
Gold Coast Bulletin doubles down on Movie World hypercoaster misinformation
Following on from their November revelation of some basic details and misinformation about Warner Bros. Movie World's eagerly anticipated new roller coaster, the Gold Coast Bulletin has today topped it with a good dose of fake news about the thrill ride.
Embrace your Wild side with Wet'n'Wild Buggy
The first of its kind experience is now open on the Gold Coast. Wet'n'Wild Gold Coast is embracing its wild side as it goes all-terrain with the launch of Queensland's first driving adventure park, Wet'n'Wild Buggy.
Dreamworld CEO talks LEGO Store
Craig Davidson was on hand at the grand opening of Dreamworld's LEGO Store on Saturday January 28 to discuss the new retail precinct.
The Parkz Update: Roller coasters and theme takes centre stage at Movie World
One roller coaster under construction, another suddenly closed while a third undergoes apparent "thematic enhancements". Elsewhere around the park, Doomsday Destroyer reopens and things are looking sharp with Chinese New Year in full swing and some little-known themed sections.
Village Roadshow shares dive following theme park trading update
Village Roadshow saw a drop of almost 10 per cent in its share price this morning following the release of a trading update for its theme park operations. Village Roadshow state that the local Queensland market has reduced significantly as a result of October's incident at Dreamworld.
The Parkz Update: Sea World's Carnivale was a mixed bag
As Carnivale wraps up its inaugural season at Sea World, a combination of noticeable omissions, basic food offerings, average drinks and limited rides makes the 2017 event an enjoyable night but a shadow of its former Movie World self.