Great ride, great theming, confusing operations: Leviathan wooden roller coaster opens at Sea World
After delays of biblical proportions, Leviathan, the centrepiece of the $50-million New Atlantis themed area at Sea World, has finally opened to the public. Does the ride live up to years of hype?
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.
The Parkz Update: Around the grounds at Village Theme Parks
As we head into winter we check in on the goings on at the three main Village theme parks on the Gold Coast. The new slides at Wet 'n' Wild have been delivered to site. Over at Sea World progress has slowed on Leviathan. Incremental improvements continue at Movie World in time for their 30th anniversary.
The Parkz Update: Leviathan wooden roller coaster nears completion at Sea World
Leviathan is nearing completion at Sea World with most of the ride's complex, twisted layout in place.
The Parkz Update: Vortex nears completion, Leviathan towers as The New Atlantis nears opening at Sea World
Despite a year of setbacks and delays, Vortex, the first component of Sea World's $50 million expansion is opening soon. Meanwhile the theme park's skyline is evolving dramatically as construction of the neighbouring Leviathan wooden roller coaster continues.
Six upcoming roller coasters you can ride without leaving Australia in 2021
With ongoing uncertainty over international travel, Australian theme park fans won't need to venture too far to enjoy an unprecedented number of new roller coasters with six set to debut at Australian parks in 2021.
Dreamworld and Sea World's new roller coasters thrown into doubt amid coronavirus financial chaos
Two major roller coasters were due to open later this year at Sea World and Dreamworld. With the global economy plunged into chaos, neither look likely to go ahead on the originally scheduled timeline with both companies freezing all non-essential capital expenditure.
The New Atlantis: New concept art for Vortex released, Trident delayed
Sea World have delayed the opening of the Trident ride while releasing new renderings and concept art for December's Vortex thrill ride as construction progresses.