No-go roller coaster: how Dreamworld banked on a hand-to-mouth recovery strategy they could never afford
As roller coaster parts arrive via shipping container from Germany, Dreamworld executives reveal a precarious financial position that's more than just concerning in the face of a global pandemic: the numbers simply don't stack up on their costly recovery gamble.
The Parkz Update: New roller coaster parts arrive as Dreamworld sits in lockdown
Dreamworld remains closed under lockdown, however work continues on a couple of coaster projects at the park.
Gold Coast theme parks shut as COVID-19 restrictions mount
Dreamworld, Sea World, Warner Bros. Movie World, Wet'n'Wild and WhiteWater World as well as Australian Outack Spectacular, Paradise Country and Top Golf have all shut their doors temporarily as restrictions on businesses increase.
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.
Gold Coaster, Hiss-teria & Steel Taipan: Dreamworld reveals potential roller coaster names in trademark applications
With a new launched roller coaster due in late 2020 and an announced update of Hot Wheels SideWinder on its way, the first hints about themes come by way of recent trademark registrations for the names Gold Coaster, Hiss-teria and Steel Taipan.
Dreamworld turns 38 years old today
Dreamworld has kicked off its birthday month with a bang delivering its biggest summer campaign yet and now, it’s time for the ultimate celebration as the park turns 38-years-old on Sunday 15 December.
Big Breaking News for Australia’s Biggest Theme Park
It was a big moment for Dreamworld when the gates opened this morning launching its biggest summer campaign yet, which showcased an unforgettable summer line up and signalled a new marketing direction which captures the true essence of the Gold Coast’s most iconic theme park.