Ardent secures Major Amusement Park Licences
Ardent Leisure Group Limited announces that the Queensland workplace health and safety regulator, Workplace Health and Safety Queensland (WHSQ), has today issued the Company with Major Amusement Park Licences (MAP Licences) under the Work Health and Safety Regulation 2011 (Qld) for both ofits Dreamworld and Whitewater World amusement parks on the Gold Coast.
The sale of Main Event signals a logical end to Ardent Leisure's Dreamworld saga
Ardent Leisure's sale of Main Event leaves them debt free, with a war chest of $150 million cash and nothing to spend it on but Dreamworld. But the shareholder windfall suggests the sale of Dreamworld – sooner rather than later.
Dreamworld’s Steel Taipan roller coaster Prepares to Launch
The wait is almost over for Dreamworld’s triple launching, four time inverting roller coaster.
Buzz off - Dreamworld commences dismantling of Buzzsaw roller coaster
Buzzsaw operated for almost 10 years, finally closing to the public in August 2021. Now Dreamworld has begun dismantling the ride, and with the opening of Steel Taipan just weeks away it represents a dramatic change to the face of Dreamworld.
Sea World's wooden coaster delays changes the theme park landscape this summer – potentially for the better
With Sea World's Leviathan delayed until 2022, Village Roadshow prepare to lean on a lineup of new attractions at Movie World, Wet'n'Wild and Paradise Country for the forthcoming summer. Dreamworld are set to benefit by not sharing the limelight when they launch the Steel Taipan roller coaster later this year.
Get in with a too-good-to-be-true $50 annual pass to Dreamworld before Steel Taipan opens
With the hotly anticipated Steel Taipan just months away, Dreamworld and Destination Gold Coast have unveiled a new deal for local residents that will give twelve months entry to Dreamworld for an amazing $50 to Gold Coast residents.
The Parkz Update: Dreamworld's Winterfest and a farewell to Buzzsaw.
We check in on this year's incarnation of Winterfest at Dreamworld, while also looking at some of the latest improvements as Steel Taipan nears completion and further attraction removal projects continue around the park.
Management shake-up: Greg Yong appointed Dreamworld chief
Ardent Leisure, owners of the Gold Coast's Dreamworld theme park have announced that Greg Yong will take the reins with current chief John Osborne stepping down for 'personal reasons'.
The Parkz Update: It's Mack Time - Dreamworld's Steel Taipan roller coaster goes vertical
Dreamworld's long awaited new roller coaster has finally "gone vertical". The first pieces of track are now in place on Steel Taipan. Elsewhere in the park, the visiting Brickman Legends Lego exhibit is a much-needed drawcard for guests during the school holidays.