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DC Rivals HyperCoaster: what you need to know about Movie World's new coaster
Putting to rest speculation that has been underway since November 2015, Warner Bros. Movie World have given a name to Australia's biggest ever roller coaster. The attraction – due to open in late 2017 – will see DC's superheroes and villains go head to head.
Movie World's new ride Doomsday Destroyer: a look at the Suspended Twin Hammer
Warner Bros. Movie World's new ride Doomsday Destroyer is a "Suspended Twin Hammer" ride from Intamin AG, the Swiss ride manufacturer behind Superman Escape, Tower of Terror, Giant Drop and several other Australian classics.
New thrill rides: six ways Dreamworld can win back fans
Dreamworld have said there will be two major ride announcements this year. Ben Roache from OurWorlds gives his ideas for how the theme park can win back fans with world-class thrill rides. The six ideas Ben suggests combine both short term and long term solutions all centre around Dreamworld becoming competitive once again.
Dreamworld previously modified Thunder River Rapids' conveyor belt
At some point in the past two decades, it is believed that modifications were made to the Thunder River Rapids conveyor belt lift hill by removing the majority of the wooden slats that support rafts on the journey up to the unload platform.
Why you're going to want to ride Movie World's new roller coaster this year
Movie World have finally dropped their first hints for their roller coaster under construction. From everything we've seen it's likely to be one of the world's best roller coasters, and you're going to want to ride it for yourself.
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.
Australia's top rated theme park rides and attractions for 2016
The results are in: with more than 500 member ratings and reviews and some 23,000 theme park "check-ins", Parkz can reveal the best theme park rides and attractions for 2016.
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.