MEDIA RELEASE -  Thursday, 15 November 2012

DISCOVER DREAMWORLD HAPPINESS THIS SUMMER

New Lands, New Rides And New Attractions

Dreamworld and WhiteWater World are full of surprises this summer with a host of new attractions opening including the latest precinct from DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc., Kung Fu Panda: Land of Awesomeness featuring Big 8 Thrill Ride, Pandamonium.  Plus Wiggles World’s new Big Red Boat Ride and the Big Brother House is open to guests.

Start your day in the ancient Chinese village that is Kung Fu Panda: Land of Awesomeness, opening in summer.  This land will be home to Big 8 Thrill Ride, Pandamonium, the new Skadoosh bumper car ride and the Kung Fu Academy, specially designed for junior masters in training.

When you arrive at Pandamonium, be sure to choose your queue line carefully because this swinging rickshaw ride is an adventure with a serious split personality. 

Mini quest seekers can choose the ‘not-so crazy’ line to enjoy a rickshaw chase adventure. Spinning round and round, and swinging side to side you will need to harness your Kung Fu endurance for this ride even on its calm rotation.

Big 8 Thrill Ride enthusiasts will find happiness in the ‘seriously crazy’ line for a cycle that will send you round and round, side to side and upside down at up to 3.8 G-forces.  Soaring eight metres high under the watchful eyes of the mighty dragon, only martial arts masters will be able to outlast these 150 seconds of kung-furious pandemonium.

Visit the Skadoosh bumper cars to learn what it takes to drive a dragon before visiting the Kung Fu Academy where the kids can harness their martial arts skills.  Then gather the troops at the Furious Five Fountain or find Po, the Kung Fu Panda himself for a unique photo to remember your day.

For Wiggly fans, the ultimate place to be is Wiggles World, soon to be home of the brand new Big Red Boat Ride. Bobbing back and forward and twirling round and round, the Big Red Boat Ride is a smooth sailing sea-worthy adventure that will have kids laughing and squealing with delight.

Perfect for the whole family, mums and dads will enjoy this ride as much as the kids and it’s a great chance to make some life-long memories and enjoy some Dreamworld happiness together.

Big Brother fans can access the house to roam the rooms where the Housemates inhabited and see what it’s like on the other side of the cameras from Saturday 17 November.  Check out the Diary Room, swing by the bedroom and check out the entertainment areas in the backyard to experience a television set.

When school breaks this summer, teens can take the Big 8 Challenge.  From Friday 7 December there will be five weeks to complete eight challenges with awesome weekly prizes awarded to the most impressive online entries.  Complete all eight challenges for the chance to win a Big Brother House Party for the winner and 20 mates valued at over $7000. 

World Pass holders can enjoy even more happiness at WhiteWater World with big thrills on slides The Wedgie and The Green Room, splashing fun in the Pipeline Plunge or simply chilling out in the Cave of Waves.  Littlies can learn to love the water at WhiteWater World’s Wiggle Bay.  Complete with wading pools, splashing buckets and mini slides, it is a fun and safe place to let the kids play. 

Summer nights are bound to swelter this January, so grab the swimmers and some mates and head to Night WhiteWater World held every Friday night in January.  Starting at 6.30pm the park you love so much during the day, is a whole new experience at night.  Imagine plunging down The Wedgie, dropping into the Green Room in the dark or chillaxing in the Cave of Waves as you star gaze. 

Night WhiteWater World events will be held on the 4th, 11th, 18th and 25th of January and tickets are just $25 per person or get together with four of your mates and save with tickets just $20 each.

Gold Coast holiday makers can jump online and save time and money at www.dreamworld.com.au for the best value theme park tickets.  The 21 Day Holiday World Pass is just $79.99 for kids and $99.99 for adults when you buy online and gives the holder three weeks of unlimited entry to Dreamworld and WhiteWater World.

For more information on Dreamworld and WhiteWater World visit www.dreamworld.com.au, phone 07 5588 1111 or visit the App Store to download the Dreamworld App for maps, ride specs and much more.

ENDS

Dreamworld & WhiteWater World Public Relations
Phone +61 7 5588 1111, Fax +61 7 5588 1108
Email: pr@dreamworld.com.au