Archive for the ‘Theme Parks’

  • Weird Amusements at the Grutas Park
    Weird Amusements at the Grutas Park
    Grutas Park is a lovely sculpture filled garden in Lithuania. So while you are going around the world looking for some intriguing and weird amusements, then do make it a point to visit the Grutas Park for it is certain to fill your travels with interesting themes and exciting activities. It is an exposition of the Soviet relics that have existed here from the time of the Lithuanian SSR. The park is situated near Druskininkai around 130 kilometers from the region of Vilnius. Then Lithuania got independence in the year 1990 and there were many statures of Soviet that were dumped in many places. Then Malinauskas requested the Lithuanian authorities to take over these sculptures so that a museum could be built and this would be financed privately. With the wetlands in the region of the Dzukija National Park forming the main background,  [...]
    Posted at May 3rd, 2012 at 01:05 am
  • Diggerland theme park Travel Attractions
    Diggerland theme park Travel Attractions
    Diggerland is the United Kingdom’s special attractions in entertainment arenas. Come here and enjoy the chances of being in the most entertaining zones of the world. Under the guidance of the staff here you can go around the place and enjoy to your heart’s content. You don’t need a driving license here. There are four sites in the United Kingdom situated in the Devon, Kent, Yorkshire and Durham regions and you would never be too far away from enjoyment. The season in 2012 here has started in the month of February till the month of November. Diggerland is the ideal place to be in if your kids want a fun packed family outing. So just bask in the pleasures of being in the loveliest enjoyment zones in this part of UK. With the beautiful rides and the exciting activities here it is a wonderful land of absolute fun and excitement.  [...]
    Posted at March 1st, 2012 at 12:03 am
  • The Gold Reef City
    The Gold Reef City
    If you are in Johannesburg, South Africa, you should plan at least a single visit to the Gold Reef City. This South African amusement park is situated in an area that was originally a gold mine. The exact location of the park is towards south of the city’s Central Business District. The amusement park has been themed on gold rush at the Witwatersrand. All the staffs working in this amusement park wear costumes resembling the attires of people of late 19th century. The park buildings on the other hand have been designed based on the construction types and architecture of that era. The Gold Reef City houses a museum showcasing items related to gold mining; here, you will get the opportunity of witnessing gold ores and the procedure of pouring of pure gold into barrels. Gold Reef City is home to a range of attractions and the most  [...]
    Posted at November 28th, 2011 at 12:11 am
  • A Day out at the Raging Waters: What Are the Best Rides to Explore?
    A Day out at the Raging Waters: What Are the Best Rides to Explore?
    Raging Waters are water parks having branches in 3 different Californian cities, San Dimas, San Jose and Sacramento. During your visit to Raging Waters, you will get to explore several exciting rides; below, we have discussed about the best rides housed by this water park. Amazon Adventure: It is a Tropical River running through the park; the length of the river is ¼ of a mile and it is 0.91 m or 3 ft deep. The riders will have to sit on rafts and the river current will pull them across the entire route of the river. Dark Hole: This ride include 2 tunnels made up of fiberglass; the tunnels cover a distance of 52 ft. The riders will have to sit in rafts that accommodate two individuals and the rafts will run across the tunnels. The speed of the rafts will be 26miles/hour. DropOut: This one is a water slide having 7 storeys in  [...]
    Posted at November 17th, 2011 at 12:11 am
  • The Silver Springs of Ocala, Florida
    The Silver Springs of Ocala, Florida
    If you are in Florida, you should not miss visiting the Silver Springs. This amusement park is located in Ocala, Florida only a few minute’s drive from the city of Orlando. If you have enough time, you can spend a whole day at the Silver Springs; there are enough things to do in this park that keep you busy all through the day. In this article, we have offered you guidelines of exploring this wonderful Floridian attraction. The first thing you’ll need to do is getting the tickets; you can avail the tickets both online from the official website of Silver Springs and directly from the ticket room of the park. If you buy the tickets online, you will be eligible for lucrative discounts. Discounts on ticket prices are also offered to the travel club members, both online and direct purchases. The most exciting offering of the Silver  [...]
    Posted at November 1st, 2011 at 05:11 am
  • Europa Park in Black Forest, Germany
    Europa Park in Black Forest, Germany
    Black Forest is a region located in the southwestern territories of Germany. It is one of the most sought after tourist destinations of the country. Besides housing several opportunities of family activities and entertainment, Black Forest is also home to one of the biggest amusement parks of the world, the Europa Park. Europa Park is primarily famous for the exciting rides like ‘Silver Star’, ‘Eurostat’ and several other thrilling roller coasters. You may belong to any age group this German amusement park has rides suiting your ability and likings. Here, you will get the chance of experiencing Scandinavian rafting, breathtaking Greek Poseidon rides and many such others. Some other wild rides housed by Europa Park are: ‘Euro-Mir’, ‘Alpine Coaster’ and ‘Crazy Taxi’. Being one of the largest amusement parks of  [...]
    Posted at October 24th, 2011 at 12:10 am
  • The Attractions Housed by Gardaland Italy
    The Attractions Housed by Gardaland Italy
    The Gardaland ranks 3rd on the list of the most visited theme parks of Europe. It is located between Lazise and Peschiera of Lake Garda, Italy. The park was inaugurated in the year 1975 and since then has undergone a number of modifications. Since the inception of this theme park in 1975, it has expanded in both attendance and size. In this article, we’ll be discussing about the most exciting attractions housed by the Gardaland. The Blue Tornado: This ride is basically an inverted coaster made up of steel. Blue Tornado is located around the park’s entrance and you can see the head of the rise even from outside of the park. The Blue Tornado was inaugurated in the year 1998. It has a height of 109.4 ft or 33.32 m and its track covers a total distance of 2,510 ft or 770m. A single ride on the Blue Tornado lasts for several minutes.  [...]
    Posted at October 13th, 2011 at 03:10 am
  • Everland Resort: The Biggest Theme Park of South Korea
    Everland Resort: The Biggest Theme Park of South Korea
    The Everland Resort is located in South Korea’s Gyeonggi-do province, in a city called Yongin. It is the country’s biggest theme park playing host to more than 8.5 million visitors every year. Besides the major attractions, this theme park also houses a water park and a zoo. Below, we have discussed about the 5 zones of the amusement park: Global Fair: The area of the park named Global Fair is mainly an eating zone. Other than that, the region also houses shops selling pictures and souvenirs. Global Fair in located just adjacent to the park’s entrance. Here, you can also hire services like lockers and stroller rentals. Zoo-Topia: This portion of the Everland Resort is constructed based on animal theme. Zoo-Topia is home to the parks petting zoo. During your visit to this part of the park, you will get the opportunity of witnessing  [...]
    Posted at October 11th, 2011 at 01:10 am
  • Spending Fun Time with Family at the Ontario Place, Toronto
    Spending Fun Time with Family at the Ontario Place, Toronto
    Ontario Place is one of the most entertaining waterfront theme park located at Toronto, Ontario. In this article we’ll be discussing about the most popular fun options available for families to enjoy at this Ontario based theme park. Wacky Worm: This ride is basically a roller coaster offering several exciting dips, twists and turns. This can be enjoyed by every member of your family including the little ones. The maximum height touch by the Wacky Worm is 107 cm or 42 inches. Mega Bounce: If you want to know how it feels to jump 24 ft up in the air, take a ride of the Mega Bounce. It will allow you to roll around and jump high without any being afraid of falling. This ride runs on a system containing a number of bungees, harnesses and pulleys, which will allow you to jump at a height much beyond your normal ability. Mega Bounce  [...]
    Posted at September 6th, 2011 at 12:09 am
  • The Most Exciting Rides at Cedar Point
    The Most Exciting Rides at Cedar Point
    Cedar Point is an amusement park situated in the state of Ohio, USA. This Ohio based amusement covered an area of 1.47 sq. km or 364 acre. This park is designated as one of the most exciting amusement parks of the world as it boasts as many as 4 roller coasters taller than 200 ft. Besides these, Cedar Point is also the amusement park that has the maximum number of rides; it houses as many as 75 rides. Here we’ll be discussing about some of the most popular rides of Cedar Point. Matterhorn: It is a circular ride; riders boarding this ride swings as the Matterhorn moves clockwise in the downward direction. maXair: This Frisbee like ride can accommodate up to 50 riders. The riders will swing in a back and forth motion forming an arc with the maximum motion range of 120 degrees. The maximum height reached by maXair is 43 meter  [...]
    Posted at September 2nd, 2011 at 12:09 am