Structural changes, funding injection sees Gold Coast theme park future secured
Both Ardent Leisure and Village Roadshow have each announced an injection of $70 million to give both operators a degree of certainty, while the latter moves towards taking the company private.
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.
COVID-19: Why are the Gold Coast theme parks still operating?
An industry that has faced setbacks and serious questions about their ability to offer safe entertainment now cling to loopholes in an effort to remain operating against all reasonable community expectations.
Village Roadshow Theme Parks Announces Multi-Million Dollar Investment into Gold Coast Theme Parks
Village Roadshow Theme Parks is set for an exciting 18-months with $50 million dollars scheduled to be spent, including thrilling new attractions for the Gold Coast parks, enhancing guest experiences, and maintaining Village Roadshow Theme Parks’ high standards of animal welfare, technology and plant integrity.
Village Roadshow CEO: Dreamworld is no longer a competitive factor
The owners of Movie World, Sea World and Wet'n'Wild have reported theme park earnings of nearly $40 million for the half year and a record-breaking January period just hours after the announcement of a $12 million loss at Dreamworld.
The Parkz Update: The Aquaman Exhibition: inside Movie World's latest blockbuster attraction
Warner Bros. Movie World have unveiled The Aquaman Exhibition, a new walkthrough attraction featuring props, costumes and sets from the new Aquaman film.
Village Roadshow Theme Parks to launch biggest Summer Ever with new Attractions, Shows and Experiences
Village Roadshow Theme Parks is set for its biggest summer ever with a host of exciting new attractions, experiences and shows opening across its premier Gold Coast locations.