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Djurs Sommerland

Fri Sep 21, 2007 7:26 pm

The small danish park Djurs Sommerland is building a new Intamin Hyper coaster with LOADS of artime hills:

http://www.piratland.dk/?PageID=441&Gallery=Piraten

On the page you will find layout and a No-Limits onride video, too. What a cool move of the park which, till now, is more of a small family park with waterpark section. But its family-run and so nicely done. Cannot wait!

By the way - the layout is a copy of the also new ride at Tobu Zoo in Japan.

http://www.rcdb.com/id3799.htm

WAY cooler than a splash battle. :twisted:
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Fri Sep 21, 2007 7:42 pm

Alton Towers don't want a roller coaster, they want a newly themed area that will appeal to families? :?
 
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Fri Sep 21, 2007 8:05 pm

I know, I know - its more an information. Thats why I posted it under "other Parks" as there are now quite a few pirate-themed things popping up everywhere and I really like that one!
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Tue Jan 29, 2008 8:53 pm

I can't believe that no one's been talking about this - easily the most exiting European project of 2008. This thing looks like an absolute airtime machine.

You can find a load of new photos here. The layout is now complete and the trains are on the track. I love the look of that last flick onto the brakes and the cable lift should mean that you are thrown down the first drop. Hopefully there will be some nice theming to compliment the coaster
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AstroDan

Tue Jan 29, 2008 8:54 pm

Weird - never heard of it. Tower of Terror hasn't exactly set the forum alight either. Both are major projects!

This looks cool! It's a 'Intamin Mega Light' I guess, a budget version of their classic Mega Coaster. It's quite small (105') but looks fun!

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Tue Jan 29, 2008 8:58 pm

"AstroDan." wrote:
Weird - never heard of it. Tower of Terror hasn't exactly set the forum alight either. Both are major projects!

This looks cool! It's a 'Intamin Mega Light' I guess, a budget version of their classic Mega Coaster.

:D


But TOT *exaggerates* has been in construction for the last 1 million years and was meant for DLP before MGM.

It's just an expensive Mystery Castle lol :lol:
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Tue Jan 29, 2008 9:02 pm

"Spike""][quote=""AstroDan." wrote:
Weird - never heard of it. Tower of Terror hasn't exactly set the forum alight either. Both are major projects!

This looks cool! It's a 'Intamin Mega Light' I guess, a budget version of their classic Mega Coaster.

:D


But TOT *exaggerates* has been in construction for the last 1 million years and was meant for DLP before MGM.

It's just an expensive Mystery Castle lol :lol:[/quote]

Yeah, but there wasn't even a thread. And it is a major ride for Europe. Similar to this I guess, an Intamin coaster with no mention! I guess it's a very small park that nobody has heard of. Could be another Holiday Park :lol:
 
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Djurs Sommerland MACK water coaster 2011 "Skatteøen"

Fri Feb 04, 2011 11:44 am

Another that seems to have flown under the radar. Djurs Sommerland, home of the celebrated Intamin Mega-Lite "Piraten" are opening a MACK watercoaster (think Poseidon at Europa) for their 30th anniversary in 2011.

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Coaster heaven. *drools*

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All the above from the official Sommerland website.

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From the RCDb.

Err... how far away is Denmark again? :D
 
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Re: Djurs Sommerland MACK water coaster 2011 "Skatteøen"

Fri Feb 04, 2011 11:49 am

Looks interesting. :D But I just have one question: How the smeg do you pronounce it's name? :P
 
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Re: Djurs Sommerland MACK water coaster 2011 "Skatteøen"

Fri Feb 04, 2011 7:44 pm

Theming looks great! Another must visit Euro Park. Hate.
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Sun Feb 06, 2011 7:30 pm

This is literally like mini-Poseidon! Looks fun. Hopefully the great, swooping drop will be smoother than Poseidon's.

Looks nice - hope it's well themed. Love the drops in Water Coasters - especially with the bunny hop! This ones main drop looks just like Poseidon's - getting steeper part way down!

:)
 
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Re: Djurs Sommerland MACK water coaster 2011 "Skatteøen"

Wed Feb 09, 2011 2:58 pm

Looks great indeed! Thorpe park should have got a similar design rather than that 2nd hand crap thats opening this year for a water ride!
 
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Re: Djurs Sommerland MACK water coaster 2011 "Skatteøen"

Wed Feb 09, 2011 3:15 pm

"seanyboyuk" wrote:
Looks great indeed! Thorpe park should have got a similar design rather than that 2nd hand crap thats opening this year for a water ride!

Actually I think something like this would make a great replacement for Tidal Wave when its time is up (pretty soon, it's not very popular except in the height of summer).
 
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Re: Djurs Sommerland MACK water coaster 2011 "Skatteøen"

Tue May 10, 2011 5:00 pm

Well the ride is now open! The following pics are from "ThemeparkDenmark":

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Loads more photos from ThemeparkDenmark here! :D

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No love for this coaster...? :(

A video has emerged of the ride's preview day, covered by Danish news.

Do you know what I love about this ride? It's solid. No, it won't trouble Mitch Hawkers. No, it's clearly not one of Europe's best coasters. But it's a great looking coaster, with great looking theming, and a high build quality. It's a great, good-looking, self-contained, all-round-quality attraction where there was nothing before, and a solid new addition to this park's ride arsenal. Parks need to think about doing this sort of thing more often. :)
 
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Re: Djurs Sommerland MACK water coaster 2011 "Skatteøen"

Tue May 10, 2011 6:49 pm

It clearly is a solid new ride for the park. Nobody cares because it's basically a small version of Poseidon which, in terms of track/train doesn't get raved about. That said, I am sure for the park it's going to be a fantastic addition! The theming is great!

:D
 
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Re: Djurs Sommerland MACK water coaster 2011 "Skatteøen"

Tue May 10, 2011 6:56 pm

Looks like a cracking little ride. Looks a bit warmer there new would still think twice before riding though.

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Re: Djurs Sommerland MACK water coaster 2011 "Skatteøen"

Tue May 10, 2011 7:07 pm

It looks nice. A solid ride. Theming looks just as good as the bigger boys and the ride should be pretty fun.

:)
 
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Re: Djurs Sommerland MACK water coaster 2011 "Skatteøen"

Sun May 15, 2011 8:22 pm

I have just watched this POV.

Looks like a great little ride, nice features at the start with animatronics and what not. Also, it takes the course at a fair old pace! Throughput doesn't look great yet though.

I love the main drops on Mack Water Coasters though, the way the drop gets steeper half way down rocks!

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Re: Djurs Sommerland MACK water coaster 2011 "Skatteøen"

Sun May 15, 2011 8:37 pm

Can't believe I missed the last 3 updates, been waiting to see how this turned out to see if Mack had made any improvements on the Water coaster design. It looks like they have but not by enough to convince me it's a great ride type, still a good addition for a small park. This theme has a very LWV Skeloton bay look to it, simple but good.
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Re: Djurs Sommerland

Thu Jun 11, 2020 4:56 pm

Djurs Sommerland have revealed on their Facebook page a new attraction has been pushed back to 2022 from 2021. A themed sign has appeared, but theoretically, I think if we put 2 and 2 together, this sign is on the Jungle Safari ride site, which closed in 2019. The site labelled for 2022 is also on the park map on the website.
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