Friday, February 29, 2008

Gold Coast's Dreamworld: Big 6 Thrill Rides


Ladies and gentlemen, lemme introduce you to most spine-tingling, knee-knocking Big 6 Trill Rides in Dreamworld! Oh man, I love those rides!!!

Big 6 Thrill Rides: MotoCoaster Trail


The Giant Drop Entrance

Big 6 Thrill Rides: The Giant Drop

Both the Tower and Terror and the Giant Drop are using the same tower, which means 2 sides of the tower are meant for the Giant Drop while the other side of the tower belongs to the Tower of Terror.

Big 6 Thrill Rides: Tower of Terror

The Giant Drop - Fast Facts:

HEIGHT
The tallest free-falling ride in the world at 120metres (39 storeys) high.

SEATING
Riders' legs dangle freely from the open air 8-seat gondolas.

STRUCTURAL
The Giant Drop shares the tower that supports the Tower of Terror.
What's stopping you? A sophisticated magnetic braking system stops the gondolas metres from the ground.

EXTREME FACTOR
Free fall time is 5 seconds. The cruise to the top takes approximately 90 seconds.
Falling 120 metres is the equivalent of falling from a 39-storey building.

The Claw

The Claw - Fast Facts:

CAPACITY
400 people per hour.

HEIGHT
27.1 metres at full swing.

RIDING POSITION
Outwards facing/feet dangling.

SEATING
32 Seats.

SPEED
Up to 75km per hour.

EXTREME FACTOR
Swings 240 degrees through 9 stories, 5 revolutions per minute.

Big 6 Thrill Rides: The Wipeout

The Wipeout - Fast Facts:

SEATING
40 people per ride.

EXTREME FACTOR
A twisting wild whopper of a ride, experience insane hang time as you twist head over heels through 360 degrees.

Tower of Terror Entrance

Tower of Terror

Big 6 Thrill Rides: Tower of Terror Trail

The Tower of Terror - Fast Facts:

SPEED
One of the fastest rides in the world at 160 km per hour in seven seconds propelled by electro-magnetic forces.

HEIGHT
38 storeys high.

TRACK
The 'L'-shaped track stretches 330 metres horizontally - or the equivalent of three football fields.

EXTREME FACTOR
100 metres vertical free-fall backward, experience 6.5 seconds of weightlessness.

Big 6 Thrill Rides: The Cyclone

The Cyclone - Fast Facts:

HEIGHT
13 storeys (40 metres) high.

SEATING
24 seats, 4 per carriage.

SPEED
Speeds of up to 85 km per hour.

STRUCTURAL
Track length: 800 metres.
Weight: 1,000 tonnes of steel.

EXTREME FACTOR
One of the tallest high-speed gravity rollercoasters in the Southern Hemisphere.
The only mega rollercoaster to open on the Gold Coast since 1995.

8 comments:

  1. Gosh. Not sure if I'm daring enough to take those rides. You took all of them?

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  2. silverisle:

    Hehe, not really =x but I do hope I could ride all *muahaha*

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  3. I like your blog because you post so many things about Australia that make me miss Australia very much.
    Let me share with you one of the photos that I have taken in DreamWorld.

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  4. christina, seems like your blog has special attractions to ex-twb fellas.. just like me :)

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  5. wah...suddenly u make me feel old...nowadays I dare not try all those 'thrilling' rides..i feel very susah after taking it..

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  6. Colin Jong:

    Thanks *blushes* I guess I'll be missing this place too, by the time I get back to Malaysia =(

    haan:

    LoL, I think so! ^^v

    Ji Yuan:

    Haha, guys are "easily intimidated" that girls =D

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Christina

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