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New share price lows as Village Roadshow blames poor theme park performance on Commonwealth Games and wet weather
Share prices have dropped to near 8-year lows off the back of yesterday's announcement of poorer-than-expected performance of Village Roadshow's Gold Coast theme parks as well as their cinema division.
Dreamworld's Eureka Mountain Mine Ride: a roller coaster dating back to the 1950s
At the time of its 1986 debut at Dreamworld, the Eureka Mountain Mine Ride was a second-hand roller coaster dating back to the 1950s. It was rebuilt in 1989 with a new ride system and revised layout utilising the original support structure.
The Parkz Update: Work commences on Dreamworld's Flying Theatre, Gold Rush goes and Corroboree expands
Dreamworld fences off the cinema as work commences on their forthcoming i-Ride Flying Theatre while Gold Rush is demolished and a new expansion of Corroboree opens.
Village Roadshow Theme Parks to offer Free Entry to GC2018 Athletes and Volunteers
Village Roadshow Theme Parks’ is getting into the spirit of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games by offering complimentary entry to four theme parks to athletes and volunteers.
The largest roller coaster ever built in Australia will crown Movie World the Southern Hemisphere's thrill capital
It's the largest roller coaster ever built in Australia and likely the country's largest ever investment in a theme park attraction. Warner Bros. Movie World are cementing themselves as the thrill capital of Australia and putting themselves on the global map.
Village Roadshow moves away from discounted theme park passes with the One Pass
In the biggest shakeup to theme park ticketing in almost a decade, Village Roadshow Theme Parks have announced a new theme park pass strategy that moves sharply away from sub-$100 annual passes that have reigned supreme.