Theme park news
Dreamworld CEO talks thrill ride replacements off the back of Ardent Leisure cash injection
In a recent interview with the Gold Coast Bulletin, Dreamworld CEO John Osborne spoke about his desire for new major thrill rides. It's complete turnaround for a company that has insisted in recent years that thrill rides aren't on the cards – and it's a sign that they're getting to the heart of Dreamworld's biggest issues.
Dreamworld Invests in team members’ futures with launch of new Training Academy
As part of Ardent Leisure’s ongoing commitment to be a leader in all aspects of theme park operations and safety, Dreamworld has established a Training Academy to deliver continued learning and development opportunities to its team members.
Wiped out... Ardent Leisure shares hit seven year low
The share price of Dreamworld owners Ardent Leisure has tumbled around 20 per cent in the past week.
Dreamworld mismanagement reaches fever pitch with tone-deaf Wipeout closure
Dreamworld's announcement that the iconic Wipeout is now closed was a foregone conclusion for the 25 year old ride, but what's worrying is the lack of a future plan from a theme park whose owners have no apparent strategy.
Dreamworld appoints aviation expert as engineering boss; Sky Voyager remains grounded
Dreamworld have announced the appointment of a new boss of the theme park's engineering division that has never worked in a theme park and holds no professional engineering qualifications.
Wyndham Cruises rebrands to Sea World Cruises and launch new ferry service to Sea World
Gold Coast sightseeing cruise operator Wyndham Cruises have announced the company will rebrand to Sea World Cruises and launch a new ferry service transporting passengers from Surfers Paradise to Sea World.
Sea World to launch new Thunder Lake Stunt Show
Sea World is excited to announce the launch of a new multi-million-dollar ski show, Thunder Lake Stunt Show, set to feature world-class stunts, action and comedy on the iconic ski lake.
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.
There's no new major rides or attractions coming to Dreamworld after Sky Voyager
At the release of today's disappointing half-year results, Dreamworld's owners have pulled the plug on future expansion plans that were meant to total more than $50 million.