hlack_bole wrote:It wasn't until after the ride I spotted the bit in the park map about the queue times tips! bloody typical! the tip was basically don't do the big/popular rides in the morning, do them near the end.
georgiegirl2 wrote:Going by the experience I had one wednesday I would say lunch time (2ish) is the best time to do the big rides..... We arrived about 11 and went over to DF where we waited about 25 mins each for Rita and thirteen (at this point I was worrying a bit how it was so busy midweek) Smiler had been showing 90min lines all morning on my phone app but once we did DF we headed over to the smiler at late lunch time and walked onto the Smiler, got off and walked back round to do it again! We either caught the end of some down time or everyone had gone off for lunch I dont know. By mid afternoon it was showing 60 mins.
awsomelycoolboy wrote:Stealth. Definitely stealth. The queue was 30mins long then the ride broke (I was probably about 5 trains away from going on) and we waited... And waited... And waited. I just wanted to leave but I was so close. Lucky I didn't. They handed out free Fastrack to us in the queue. I would want to say we queued about 2 hours 30 mins.
Hari wrote:awsomelycoolboy wrote:Stealth. Definitely stealth. The queue was 30mins long then the ride broke (I was probably about 5 trains away from going on) and we waited... And waited... And waited. I just wanted to leave but I was so close. Lucky I didn't. They handed out free Fastrack to us in the queue. I would want to say we queued about 2 hours 30 mins.
I've never had to queue for Stealth. For some reason i've always walked on it. I've been on it 3 times as well lol
sw7nutter wrote:3 and a half hours for swarm? How on earth did it take that long
definedancing wrote:I think about 2 hours for Rita last year in the middle of summer. It was really hot and I was starting to burn as well, and for some reason (possibly technical) they were only running one train. On the same day, waited an hour and a half for The Smiler.
Alton Towers aside, we queued for nearly 2 hours to go on Tidal Wave at Thorpe Park on a blistering hot summers day when I was about 7 or 8. That was...not fun...
It's funny how at the beginning of the season you can stay on Tidal Wave all day, but at the summer it has the longest que on the park. It always seems to have breakdowns during the summer as well, when they need it :p
Thorpeaddict wrote:2 hours for Rita, Scarefest 2012. The que time board stated 40 minutes, well done Towers
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