SeaWorld San Diego Announces ‘Ocean Explorer’ Attraction for 2017!

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Back in November, SeaWorld CEO Joel Manby gave a presentation on the future of the SeaWorld parks. In the presentation, he showed imagery of a number of new rides, one of which was a submarine themed dark ride.

Today, SeaWorld …

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SKYPLEX ORLANDO IS APPROVED!

Two years ago, at the IAAPA Expo, it was announced that the world’s tallest roller coaster would be coming to Florida. Last year, it was announced to be coming to Orlando. Today (December 1st, 2015), it was finally approved!

Skyplex …

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Post IAAPA News Roundup

Last week, the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions held their annual expo in Orlando. At the convention, ride manufacturers showed off their latest creations and parks revealed even more details of their new attractions!

Here’s some links to …

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Trains + Layout of New Walibi Wooden Coaster Revealed!

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At the IAAPA Expo in Orlando today, Walibi Rhone-Alps revealed new details for their brand new family roller coaster. The Gravity Group manufactured wooden roller coaster will open early next year at the French park.

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The ride will use the …

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Dollywood Unveils POV of Lightning Rod!

Today, at the IAAPA Expo, Dollywood unveiled a new way to preview their next roller coaster, Lightning Rod! On their YouTube channel, the park uploaded two new videos of the world’s first launched wooden roller coaster, which will debut in …

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Kings Dominion Begins Demolition of Shockwave!

Today, Kings Dominion began the demolition of their stand-up roller coaster, Shockwave. Shockwave closed last August in order to make way for a brand new “frisbee” flat ride, Delirium.

The park posted a video to their Facebook page of the …

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New Cobra’s Curse Photos + Model Revealed!

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In 2016, Busch Gardens Tampa will add yet another incredible roller coaster to their lineup, Cobra’s Curse. Now, we have even more details of the ride!

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Today, at the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions Expo (IAAPA) in Orlando, …

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Bye Bye Captain EO, this time it’s for good!

You may love the attraction, or you may hate it, but Captain EO is leaving Walt Disney World very soon. On December 6th, the attraction, which returned to the park after the death of the attraction’s star, Michael Jackson, and …

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New Rides, Major Changes Coming to SeaWorld Parks!

After a third quarter performance that underwhelmed investors (although there were several positives in the report), SeaWorld announced major changes for the philosophy of the company in an entirely new presentation. In the presentation, they highlighted a new focus for …

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Lightning Rod Construction Video + Smoky Mountain Christmas Details!

We’ve got some awesome news out of Dollywood this week! They announced details for their Christmas celebration and sent out a construction video of their awesome upcoming roller coaster, Lightning Rod!

Let’s start with the video. It depicts the construction …

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