New Rides & Attractions


Indoor trampoline park and adventure arena Urban Air Adventure opens in Bristol. Madame Tussauds London debuts a

life-sized likeness of acclaimed Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone. Alton Towers Resort in Staffordshire adds the laugh-inducing, scream-inducing “Alton Towers Dungeon,” an interactive, multi-room attraction. The park also adds 102 stargazing pod accommodations to its on-site campground. Families attend a rollicking monster party on the

new dark ride “Haunted House Monster Party” at LEGOLAND Windsor. Joke-telling LEGO gargoyles and talking statues greet the party guests as they step inside the mansion filled with furniture and décor crafted from LEGO bricks. A new immersive show, “Le Premier Royaume,”

focusing on sixth-century French King Clovis I has opened at Puy du Fou in Les Epesses. Guests watch their favorite characters from “The Lion King” come to life in a new stage show at Disneyland Paris staged in the newly-renovated Chaparral Theater. A space-themed roller coaster opens at

Futuroscope in Poitou-Charentes. The ride takes guests indoors and outside during the experience and includes a 4.5-metre (14.8-foot) drop. Family entertainment brand Koezio opens a new

franchise in Saint-Priest. The 22,000-square-metre (236,806-square-foot) indoor adventure park is the fifth Koezio location in France and the first to open south of Paris.

GERMANY Fort Fun Abenteuerland in Bestwig adds the Zamperla flying thrill ride “Thunderbirds.” The ride features eight armed gondolas that reach up to a 3G acceleration. The park also expands to include a Native American-themed area. Adventure Bay, a new section themed to the Nickelodeon series PAW Patrol debuts at Nickland ottr

at Movie Park Germany in Bottrop-Kirchhellen. The s an interinteractive

beach-themed space features an playground where children can climb aboar

character’s vehicles, and the ffamily ride “PAW Patrol Adventure Tour.” The park’ popular attraction “Swiper‘s Sweeper” is rethemed, becoming “Zuma’ Zoomer,” a hovercraft adventur

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opens Krønasår, a 276-room, 28-suite hotel with a natural history museum theme. “Highlander,” a record-breaking 120-metre-tall

(393.7-foot-tall) drop tower opens at Hansa-Park in Sierksdorf. The ride’s seats tilt 30 degrees before beginning a 103-metre (338-foot) drop, reaching top speeds of 120 kph (74.6 mph). Heide Park in Soltau reopens the “Colossos”

wooden roller coaster following a renovation. RCS Company managed construction of the renovated ride with Fa. Cordes, which was involved in the ride’s initial development in 2000, handling wood- engineering responsibilities. The renewed track measures 1.5 km (4,921 feet). Tropical Islands Resort near Brandenburg,

Germany, welcomes a new interactive, multi-level water play structure, created by Polin Waterparks. A custom-designed entrance arch welcomes guests as they approach the 15-metre-tall aquatic attraction.

ITALY Gardaland in Castelnuovo del Garda opens the Gardaland Magic Hotel. The four-star, €20 million ($22.8 million) resort is themed to the “Enchanted Forest,” “Great Wizard,” and “Magic Crystal” environments featuring wizards, elves, magical creatures, and talking trees.

Motorcycle-themed attractions roar to life at the Ducati World themed area at Mirabilandia in Savio. The new, 35,000-square-metre (376,737-square-foot) space features a roller coaster, simulators, virtual reality attractions, and children’s rides.

NETHERLANDS Walibi Holland in Biddinghuizen opens “Untamed,” a totally-redesigned wooden/ steel hybrid coaster. The area surrounding the ride has been renamed Wilderness.

“De Zes Zawen,” a family ride launches at

Efteling in Kaatsheuvel. Located in the park’s Fairytale Forest, the ride is based on the Brothers Grimm “Six Swans” fairytale and features six swan- shaped boats.

SCOTLAND Urban Air Adventure indoor trampoline park opens in Dundee with dodgeball courts, a children’s area, and Urban Air’s branded attractions such as the “Urban Warrior Course™,” “Warrior Battle Beam,” and “The TUBES Obstacle Course.”


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Les Epesses. The park showcases the history of Spain through nighttime shows.

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