Saturday, 28 January 2023

Batman Legacy at Warner Bros. Movie World


Here is a quick tour of the Batman Legacy exhibition at the Studio Showcase at Warner Bros. Movie World. This was filmed in late December 2022.

Friday, 27 January 2023

January 28th Theme Park News in a Nutshell

 • Disneyland resort has opened previewed their two upcoming nighttime spectaculars, world of Color one and Wonderous journey as the Disney company launches its 100 year anniversary celebrations.

Disney has announced that Tron light cycle run will make use of a virtual queue with no standby queue.

New restaurant Roundup Rodeo BBQ will open March 23 inside Toy Story Land at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

Alton towers in the UK have announced the third iteration of their haunted house dark ride will be called The Curse at Alton Manor.

Australian park Movie World has closed its Scooby Doo Spooky coaster for an extended refurbishment, but have said the ride should reopen in 2024. They’ve also officially announced new kids ride Marvin the Marian Cosmic Boom currently under construction at the park.

A Stunt Performer was Injured During Waterworld Show at universal studios Hollywood this week. The performer was pulled from the water, required CPR and remains in hospital.

San Diego's Sesame Place has announced it will be upgrading its splash area counts splash castle, and adding a character dining location this year.

Saturday, 21 January 2023

Dreamworld - New Year's Day 2023


The Queensland school holidays are notoriously busy for visiting theme parks. The long holidays and warm weather bring out many guests. The only non-busy period time that I've seen is the morning of New Year's day, and this year we took advantage of this buy visiting Dreamworld, for the first day of 2023. Come along with us as we hit some of the fun family attractions, and visit a number of the soon to close Dreamworks Experience attractions. Enjoy!

Theme Park News in a Nutshell - January 21st

Here is this week's theme park news:

Epcot has renamed the sections of the theme park's parking lot to Disney characters

Disneyland’s version of Mickey and Minnie’s runaway railway will use a virtual queue when it opens next week. The ride will have no standby option.

Disneyland has resumed sales of its Magic Key annual passes using an online queuing system until sold out.

Merlin has announced what rides will be part of Jumanji-themed land at Chessington World of Adventures. The anchor will be a B&M wing coaster called Mandrill Mayhem and it will be flanked by two flat rides called Mamba Strike and Ostrich Stampede.

Universal Hollywood has announced that their version of The Toothsome Chocolate Emporium & Savory Feast Kitchen will open January 27th.

Universal Orlando has announced the first concerts for this year's Mardi Gras festival, with the first featuring music icon Patti LaBelle.

Six Flags Over Georgia announced it’s bring a Skyline Attractions P'Sghetti Bowl Children's Coaster to the park this year.


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Friday, 13 January 2023

Theme Park News in a Nutshell - January 14th 2023

 Here is this week's Theme Park News:

Universal Studios Hollywood soft opened its Super Nintendo World for 'technical rehearsals' this week ahead of its February opening 

Universal Parks and Resorts have announced they are opening a small child focussed theme park in Frisco, Texas. The park is going to be 97 acres and rumours suggest it will be themed to Dreamworks.

They also announced that they will be bringing a year round Halloween Horror Night style haunt in Las Vegas.

The Walt Disney World Resort announced that TRON Lightcycle Run will open officially at the Magic Kingdom on April 4

There was a bunch of smaller WDW announcements this week with:

Disney Resort hotels getting free overnight parking again

Free digital Ride Photos for those that purchase the Genie+ service 

annual passholders no longer needing to make reservations to visit in the afternoons and evenings in coming months 

Disneyland's French Market restaurant and Mint Julep Bar are going to transformed into Tiana's Palace from the Princess and the frog.

The Earl of sandwich is getting another temporary home at Disneyland Resort at the location of the closing of the La Brea Bakery.

Mission: Ferrari coaster has opened officially at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi.


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Friday, 30 December 2022

Theme Park News in a Nutshell - 31st December 2022


This week's Theme Park News:

Universal Studios Hollywood has had a media preview event for Super Nintendo World, which included touring the land but not riding the Mario Kart ride or Visiting the Toadstool café.
Magic Kingdom has had the hosts of good morning America ride on the upcoming Tron roller coaster which is meant to open In Spring of 2023.
At Disney’s Hollywood Studios, Disney has confirmed that the Rock ‘n Roller Coaster attraction will close down for a lengthy refurbishment starting Feb. 20, 2023 and wont resume operations until sometime in Summer 2023.
Toverland in the Netherlands has had a record attendance year having its one millionth guest on the 17th of December, beating their previous record of 862,000.
the CEO of The London Resort has stepped down from his position, as the troubled project now plans to submit a "significantly" changed planning application in 2023.
Rumour has it SeaWorld Orlando are being forced to replace their Antarctic dark ride in the next two years, due to it being not closed in a way for long term storage when the pandemic closures hit in 2020.
At Genting Skyworlds in Malaysia, the Invasion of the Planet of the Apes dark ride has apparently soft opened in the last few weeks, but is yet to officially be announced as open.

Tuesday, 27 December 2022

Warner Bros. Movie World - White Christmas 2022


Here is our visit to White Christmas 2022 with the COMPLETE parade from sidewalk perspective. Don't let the Christmas spirit die!