The signage has been given a lick of paint, complete with a demonic face in the oil drop. The meaning of this theming addition is, presumably, "because we could".
The cable coupling that was damaged by a ride malfunction late last year has been replaced. Seen here between "R" and "O".
... a shade cloth that is held on with zip-ties and is already partly separated. This is exactly the kind of safe, definitely manufacturer-approved modification we love to see on the moving components of rides at Dreamworld.
A shade cloth has been added to the maintenance platform on the catch car...
Speaking of Giant Drop, the western side has reopened after several months of closure.
Fast fact: it's been five years since Giant Drop was the world's tallest drop ride.
The west tower (right) is missing its topmost cable separator while this side is out of action.
Part of the cause of that queue is the west tower currently sitting out of commission.
Giant Drop with a lengthy queue.
It is pleasing to see such a full car park at Dreamworld.
Both the Giant Drop and Tower of Terror utilise failsafe magnetic brakes to bring riders to a safe, smooth stop.
Rides that are closed throughout the park feature this standard signage.
There's a whole lot of ride closure going on here, both new and old. Giant Drop is undergoing work, which has seen the inside top of the Dreamworld Tower wrapped in protective sheets to likely contain falling debris.
That's not your uncle's extension to the patio awning, it's the support frame for a camera system that will record footage of riders' expression on the 119 metre drop, taking on-ride photos to a whole new level.
The western gondola has been fitted with a steel frame.
The Dreamworld Tower from the base of the Giant Drop.
Giant Drop frequently runs at half capacity for the slower periods.
The ride has the theme of an oil drilling operation.