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Thrillseeker profile last updated on January 8 2007

Sea World (update/edit)

Status: Operated
Opened: 1981
Previous Name: Wild Wave Rollercoaster

Construction: Steel
Ride Type: Galaxy
Manufacturer: S.D.C.
Height: 15m 49.2ft
Length: 1000m 3280ft
Speed: 65km/h 40.625mph
Ride Time: 2:00 mins


Each train has 2 cars with 4 passengers per car, giving a total of 8 riders per train.
There are 3 trains.

Park History
Removed to make way for future animal attractions and exhibits. The roller coaster is now owned by Shorts Amusements of Victoria. It has been renamed Taipan, and has operated at the Sydney and Melbourne Royal Shows, the Rye Beach Summer Carnival in Victoria and the Brisbane Exhibition.

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»Great for kids
26 Jan 2007 . While this ride was by no means thrilling, it was a solid smooth coaster and the best galaxy coaster i have ridden.

»A solid little ride
5 Sep 2005 . Though by no means an outstanding coaster, Thrillseeker was an enjoyable experience that will always be special to me - it was the ride that started it all.


Coaster Name Date
Corkscrew Rollercoaster 1982
Defunct Coasters
Thrillseeker 1981

 Rides & Attractions

Attraction Name Date
Fish Detectives 2007
Sea World Eye 2006
The Plunge 2005
Shark Bay 2004
Dugong Discovery 2004
Planet S.O.S. 2003
Polar Bear Shores 2000
Sesame Street Beach 1999
Dolphin Cove 1996
Bermuda Triangle 1994
Sky High Skyway 1994
Sea World Monorail System 1986
Carousel 1981
Pirate Ship 1981
Viking's Revenge Flume Ride 1979
Sea World Train 1975
Waterski Wipeout 1958
Future Rides & Attractions
Unknown Hippopotamus Attraction 2009
Defunct Rides & Attractions
Bumper Boats 1980 - 1987
Lassiter's Lost Mine 1988 - 1993
Adventure Island & Adventure Island Ferry 1996
Shark Encounter 2001
Reef Discovery 2001 - 2004
Quest for the Golden Seal 1996 - 2007