Ever wondered what the backstage of a theme park looks like? Or how they keep their park functioning? Powerland gave us the opportunity to glance at their backstage. We saw the storage rooms of Thunderbird and Junker and we visited their big maintenance hall where defect cars and rides are being repaired. Above we see the transfer […]
Last week we visited Finland. The Scandinavian country is known as the country of a thousand lakes but besides stunning nature Finland also has three big theme parks to offer. The first theme park we visited was Linnanmäki, located in the capital city Helsinki. It is a typical city theme park like you find many of in […]
Roller coasters with inversions, with +90 degrees drops, with spinning cars – either horizontal or vertical – ,… Nothing seems impossible when it comes to designing and constructing roller coasters with steel. The use of steel for roller coasters brought new and exciting opportunities, new opportunities which couldn’t be done with wood. But still theme […]
Of course we all know the big (chain) parks like Six Flags *you name the place*, Cedar Point, Europa Park etc. But are those big parks really the most fun? Theme Park World loves small but charming parks! These parks prove every visit that you don’t need to have record roller coasters to offer their guests a day […]
In the series of Coaster World, we’ll review a specific roller coaster. For the first article in this series, we’ll start with a brand new roller coaster: Heidi the ride from Plopsaland De Panne. The 2nd of April 2017 is a date for the Belgian roller coaster history books. Why is that? Because on that date […]
Walibi Belgium was founded by Eddy Meus in 1975 as a showroom for cable skiing, which Eddy Meus distributed in the Benelux. He added some fairground rides and named the park to the three surrounding villages: Wavre, Limal & Bierges. Walibi, and since the wallaby is also a kangaroo the mascot for the park become a kangaroo. […]
Of course we all know the big (chain) parks like Six Flags *you name the place*, Cedar Point, Europa Park etc. But are those big parks really the most fun? Theme Park World loves small but charming parks! These parks prove every visit that you don’t need to have record roller coasters to offer their guests a day of fun. In this series of articles named ‘park charming’ we highlight a small but charming park. First park to be highlighted is Iowa’s Adventureland USA!
Plopsaland De Panne is one of Belgium’s greatest theme parks. As the home of the famous Studio 100 figures, it attracts high attendance from Belgium and surrounding countries. The park devotes much effort on creating an atmosphere and is the coziest theme park of Belgium. It offers next to some smaller roller coasters two exciting roller […]