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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.
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.
The best Gold Coast theme park pass deals for 2018
The Gold Coast theme parks have some great deals on offer, with twelve month passes to theme parks starting at just $79.
The Parkz Update: Gold Coaster opens, Steel Taipan construction progresses at Dreamworld
Works on Steel Taipan steadily move forwards while the third iteration of Dreamworlds double looping coaster opens with little fanfare.
Size doesn't matter: Dreamworld makes concrete moves towards a smaller theme park
Dreamworld ditches their only competitive advantages – sheer size and diversity of attractions – as they seek to be "comparable" in ride count to their nearest single competitor. Except their nearest competitor is actually four diverse and growing theme parks.
The Parkz Update: An Afternoon at Warner Bros. Movie World's Hooray for Hollywood parade.
Warner Bros. Movie World has debuted its latest event, 'Hooray for Hollywood' in celebration of the theme park's 30th birthday. We headed along before the current Gold Coast lockdown to take in some of the old and new characters, props, entertainment and dining options.
The Parkz Update: Steel Taipan: Dreamworld's forthcoming roller coaster gets a name as construction moves forward
With Dreamworld finally formally announcing the name of Steel Taipan, their upcoming launch coaster, Parkz checks in on progress on the ride, as well as other happenings at Dreamworld.
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.