Archive For July, 2016

Indiana Beach rebounding nicely

By | July 9, 2016

MONTICELLO, Indiana — Attendance and annual pass sales at Indiana Beach in Monticello have gone up from last year since it reopened in May under Apex Parks Group, its new owner. Apex Parks invested millions of dollars in renovations across the park, including refreshing its iconic Chance Rides Giant wheel, updating signage, repainting rides and […]

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‘Star Trek: Operation Enterprise’ opening in Movie Park Germany in 2017

By | July 7, 2016

Worldwide singular Star Trek licensed roller coaster will be second highest structure in Park BOTTROP-KIRCHHELLEN, Germany — Thrill ride and science fiction fans are in for some first-of-its-kind fun next year when Movie Park Germany introduces a new, unique launch roller coaster carrying a “Star Trek” theme. The attraction, called Star Trek: Operation Enterprise and […]

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South Africa’s Sun City Water Park unveils two new slides

By | July 6, 2016

New attraction supplied by WhiteWater West SUN CITY, South Africa — Sun City Resort by Sun International in South Africa has unveiled two new slides including a Boomerango waterslide which plunges from an 18 meter tower. The Boomerango was the first phase of a two part expansion project with the second phase recently opened to […]

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Extreme Engineering opens first Cloud Coaster

By | July 5, 2016

BILOXI, Mississippi — Margaritaville Resort is now home to the first cloud coaster. The coaster made its debut on June 30 and features 230 feet of track and a top speed of 20 mph. The combination zip line/suspended roller coaster is the first of its kind. Margarativille is a 373-room waterfront resort that features a […]

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