Hot Racer for Sydney’s Luna Park

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Luna Park is getting the world’s first Intamin Hot Racer coaster as part of a $30 million facelift for 2021. The park will close Jan. 27 to undergo renovations, which will include a Gerstlauer Family Boomerang, a thrill ride and six children’s rides, with an expected re-opening in June, 2021. Click the headline for more information


Last rides on Tower Of Terror II

Coomera, Queensland, Australia

Dreamworld confirmed the long rumored upcoming closure of Tower of Terror II, the continent’s tallest and fastest coaster. Built on one side of the 390 feet (119m) tall Giant Drop tower, the coaster opened in 1997. Final rides will take place on November 3rd, but the Giant Drop will continue to operate as normal. Click the headline for more information


Four killed at Dreamworld

Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

Four people, one woman and four men aged 32-42 years old, were killed at Dreamworld when a river rapids raft flipped over on the loading platform. When an empty raft got stuck in the station, a conveyor belt malfunction forced the returning raft onto the one ahead and tipping it over. The park will close for several days to allow for an investigation to take place.