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DREAMWORLD - ATTRACTIONS

So many worlds in one, Dreamworld is also an action packed adventure with some of the wildest rides in the world and attractions the whole family can enjoy.

 

MAJOR ATTRACTIONS

Thrill Rides

Dreamworld is home to some of the tallest and fastest thrill rides in the world. Dare to ride the spine-tingling, knee-knocking Big 7, including the BuzzSaw Mick Doohan Motocoaster, Cyclone Rollercoaster, Tower of Terror II, Giant Drop, Wipeout and The Claw.

Family Fun

Everyone will get a buzz out of Dreamworld’s family favourites including the Thunder River Rapids and the Rocky Hollow Log Ride.

Wiggles World

Ride in the Big Red Car, dance and sing at The Fun Spot Activity Centre, sail the seas on the S.S. Feathersword and take a spin on Rosy Tea Cup Ride. Dance with Dorothy the Dinosaur, shake your hips with Wags the Dog, wave to Henry the Octopus and sing along with Captain Feathersword, it’s the only place to meet The Wiggles Friends live every day of the year.

The Australian Wildlife Experience

One of the largest native wildlife parks in South East Queensland where guests can cuddle a koala, feed a kangaroo, get up close with crocodiles, and learn about endangered animals and birds and maybe even shear a sheep at the Sheep Shearing Show.

Tiger Island

Home to seven Bengal tigers, six Sumatran tigers and two cougars, come face to face with one of the most feared and revered creatures on earth at Dreamworld’s Tiger Island. See tigers and their handlers play wrestle and swim every day, book in for an exclusive Tiger Photo or Tiger Feed Experience. The Dreamworld tigers actively work to save their counterparts in the wild.

THRILL RIDES FOR THE BIG KID IN ALL OF US

BuzzSaw

Seated in an open carriage, you will be held in a single waist harness with little to cling on to. This white-knuckle ride starts with a suspenseful 46m vertical ascent that will have you instantly wishing you were back on the ground.At its peak, your centre of gravity is flipped as you’re dangled upside-down 15 storeys in the air before the ride car free-falls through a 360 degree heart roll, plummeting down a final vertical drop at speeds of up to 105km/hour. Racing through the launch station, momentum sends you on a lightning fast series of ascents and descents, rocking forwards and backwards on the gigantic loop before the ride car is caught in mid-air and lowered back to the base. BuzzSaw, it’s a ripper of a ride.

Max total number of passenger’s      12 riders
Minimum passenger height     130 cm
Restraints      Lap bar
Acceleration      - 1g, to max of + 5g
Track length      150m
Maximum speed      105 kph
Max height attained by rider      46m
Theoretical hour capacity      550

Ride duration      50 seconds

Mick Doohan Motocoaster

Dreamworld has teamed up with one of the greatest names in motorbike racing history - five time 500cc World Champion and World Record Holder Mick Doohan - to bring the thrill and exhilaration of motoracing to the masses with Australia’s first motorbike rollercoaster. The only motocoaster in the world featuring life-size replicas of 500cc racing bikes, the Mick Doohan Motocoaster comprises 14 custom-made motorbikes and two aero-dynamically profiled sidecars designed for small children and disabled guests.  The motorbikes are mounted on a single carriage.  The new ride features a fast, fluid track with breath-taking changes in elevation and speeds exceeding 72 km per hour.  Built low to the ground, the tight, 605 metre track is made up of 18 banks, bends and turns. Riders are held in by a unique restraint system that creates an incredible feeling of freedom and exhilaration.

Track Length     605m    
Max. speed    72km/hr or 20.2m/s
Highest Point     7m
Height Requirement - Motorbike    130cm to 195cm
Height Requirement - Sidecar    110cm to 195cm (riders 110-130cm must be supervised)
Ride Duration    55 secs

The Giant Drop

Listed as the tallest vertical free-fall ride in the world (119 metres) in the Guiness Book of World Records. Plummet back to Earth at terminal speed. It’s the closest thing you’ll get to jumping out of a plane!

Opened:        1998 (December)
Velocity:        135km/ph
Ride Time:        3 minutes 35 seconds
Ride Height:    119m / 39 storeys
Height Requirement:    Must be over 120cm and under 200cm to ride
Interesting Facts:    The Giant Drop nearly hits terminal speed as it plummets almost 120 metres

The Claw

Sink your talons into some real terror on Dreamworld’s latest scream machine. You'll be propelled 9 stories high, swinging up to 75km/h while spinning 360 degrees on this giant Gyro Swing. It will scare you to shreds!

Opened:         September 18, 2004
Capacity:        32 per cycle/850 people per hour
Height at Full Swing:    27.1 metres
Swing:        240 degrees through 9 storeys
Revolving Speed:    5 revolutions per minute
Duration:        approximately 90 seconds
Rider Restrictions    Riders must be at least 120cm tall

The Tower of Terror II

Test the tonsils on one of the fastest coasters in the world. The Tower's electro-magnetically powered 'Escape Pod' accelerates its passengers to a massive 160 kph in seven seconds before it climbs to almost 38 storeys high.

Style of Ride:    Reverse Free Fall Coaster
Ride Time:        27 seconds
Ride Height:    38 storeys / 115m
Opened:        1997 (January)
Height Requirement:     Must be over 120cm and under 200cm to ride

Cyclone

It’s 13 storeys and 1000 tonnes of high-speed, heart-thumping twists with a hair-raising 360-degree loop. Be prepared to be blown away on the tallest high-speed gravity rollercoaster in the Southern Hemisphere!

Features:                    One of the tallest high-speed gravity rollercoasters in the Southern Hemisphere.
Height:                    13 storeys (40 metres)
Track length:    800 metres featuring a hair raising 360 degree loop and a sidewinder
Average Ride time:    1 minutes 30 seconds
Speed:                    Up to 85 kilometres per hour
Forces:                    2.5 G Forces in the loop
Nuts and bolts:    15,000 sets
Ride history:    Commissioned 1995 in Luna Park Sydney. In July 2001 - Ride transferred to Dreamworld on 135 trucks and opens to public on 26 December 2001
                 
Wipeout

Get ready for five minutes of being spun, twisted and tumbled through a body-wrenching range of dumping breakers. The Wipeout is framed by a giant crashing wave and is the mother of all tidal waves.
Style of Ride:    360 Rotational Gondola capable of an oscillating action
Ride Time:                    2.0- 2.5 minutes (variable)
Velocity:                    2.1G.F    
Commissioned:    1993
Height Requirement:    Must be over 120cm and under 200cm
Interesting Facts:       Dreamworld’s Wipeout twists through a range of erratic, individually programmed
                                sequences, pulling up to 4.5 G-Forces.

  

TARGETING THE TWEENS

The Sky Rocket Rollercoaster

Hang on to this incredible suspended family coaster as you swoop, twist and turn on Australia’s first suspended family rollercoaster.  Standing 18 metres high and offering lots of tummy jumping thrills for the whole family, the 342 metre track weighs 200 tonnes and incorporates six km of cabling.  The Sky Rocket Rollercoaster takes 20 thrill seekers at a time.

Avalanche

Spin-out on a crazy mountain adventure and dash around in the dark inside Dreamworld’s tallest sculpture.

Reef Diver

Forget the flippers, you won't need them on this giant whiling whirlpool of fun.  But you will need the ear plugs as you and your friends test their tonsils when Reef Diver rises to a nerve-wracking vertical height. Be careful!  It’s only centrifugal force that keeps you stuck in your seat.

TARGETING THE LITTLE ONES

Rainforest Rampage  

The whole family will have a ball in this foam ball play factory filled with 20,000 colourful foam balls, moved around by 28 vacuums and compressed air cannons.  Kids can blast Mum, Dad and friends as they rampage through an interactive two storey adventure playground.

The Swinger Zinger

Take the best seat in the house and zoom through the skies on this aerial chair ride. A mix between traditional fun and fast tech, it’s bound to have the kids laughing out loud.

The Mighty-Go-Round

A turntable of twists to enchant the smallest of tots, Dreamworld’s carousel of fun is home to painted ponies. Relive your childhood excitement and be enthralled as you go round, and round, and round again

Bumper Beach

Everyone’s favourite fairground fun, kids can dodge, duck and spin around their friends every day in the dodgem arena.

Wiggles World

Wiggles World is an interactive adventure for the whole family.  Children can dance with Dorothy the Dinosaur, shake their hips with Wags the Dog and climb aboard the SS Feathersword. The whole family can buckle up and sing along as they toot toot, chugga chugga through Wigglehouse in the Big Red Car or whirl and twirl on Rosy’s Tea Cup ride.  Wiggles World is an interactive adventure for the whole family.  Children can dance with Dorothy the Dinosaur, shake their hips with Wags the Dog and climb aboard the SS Feathersword. The whole family can buckle up and sing along as they toot toot, chugga chugga through Wigglehouse in the Big Red Car or whirl and twirl on Rosy’s Tea Cup ride.  

ON SHOW FOR ONE AND ALL

Thunder River Rapids Ride

A white water raft ride that takes you through Gold Rush Country. The rafts rush down a foamy, water track at speeds of up to 45km/h - negotiating deep troughs on their turbulent journey home.

Rocky Hollow Log Ride

Get ready to splash down at Rocky Hollow. Climb aboard the hollowed-out logs as they traverse the watercourse, climb the aquaduct and then hurtle down the ramp at 50 km/h.

Tiger Presentation

Close encounters with the magnificent Bengal and Sumatran Tigers.

Avis Vintage Cars

Drivers of all ages can captain their very own vintage car. It’s a Dreamworld classic that everybody loves.

Dreamworld Cinema

Sit back and relax in air-conditioned comfort.

Dreamworld Gold Coast Railway

All aboard for scenic ride on one of Dreamworld’s two restored steam trains. It’s the easiest and most entertaining way to travel.

Captain Sturt Paddle Wheeler

Jump aboard the historical, double-decked Paddle Wheeler for a relaxing cruise along the "Murrissippi" River.

   
  

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