UK theme parks from another point of view!

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by Gavinr
Tue Jun 05, 2018 11:06 pm
Forum: Rest of the World Parks and Attractions
Topic: Busch Gardens Tampa
Replies: 582
Views: 33290

Re: Busch Gardens Tampa

yeah I first went on that ride back in 1990 on my first, and so far only, visit to Florida. It was the first time i'd seen anything like it and the amount of water is pushed into the splash zone was incredible. I also remember the rapids where you actually went through the waterfall, getting soaked ...
by Gavinr
Sun Jun 03, 2018 1:01 am
Forum: Alton Towers Resort History
Topic: Alton Towers Magic Making Museum
Replies: 11
Views: 609

Re: Alton Towers Magic Making Museum

Didn't they have a model of Air before it was constructed? Would be cool to see that again if they still have it.
by Gavinr
Thu May 31, 2018 12:48 am
Forum: European Parks and Attractions
Topic: Europa Park
Replies: 2756
Views: 66785

Re: Europa Park

It really is a lovely place. The theming is spectacular. I was so impressed when I went last July.
by Gavinr
Wed Jan 03, 2018 9:06 pm
Forum: European Parks and Attractions
Topic: The Merlin Annual Pass
Replies: 2726
Views: 257915

Re: The Merlin Annual Pass

I've never had a problem purchasing the card during the sale and then picking up at Thorpe Park and getting them to set the expiry date to a year after the expiry date of the current card. They actually got it wrong on my last card but I just asked them to change it and they printed out a new one. M...
by Gavinr
Sun Sep 17, 2017 11:26 pm
Forum: European Parks and Attractions
Topic: Liseberg
Replies: 167
Views: 16550

Re: Liseberg

I didn't actually see any. I went late at night so it was rather dark and raining so nothing obvious stood out. I also wasn't there all that long so was rushing around between the rides and didn't think to stop and see if I could see anything. If I get to go back again before I leave I'll try and ta...
by Gavinr
Fri Sep 15, 2017 11:26 pm
Forum: European Parks and Attractions
Topic: Liseberg
Replies: 167
Views: 16550

Re: Liseberg

Just been on my first visit to Liseberg and Loke's a lot of fun. It picks up a lot of speed and there's a lot of air-time at each apex. Riding it in the rain isn't recommended though. It got quite painful on the eyes! I enjoyed Helix as well with some nice bits of air-time and near misses. Balder is...