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Wipeout returns to Dreamworld theme park Wipeout returns to Dreamworld theme park
Dreamworld - Wipeout
Friday 8 August 2014 at 11:23 AM.
After a lengthy maintenance period which saw Wipeout almost completely disassembled and rebuilt, Dreamworld have reopened the iconic attraction and breathed much-needed life into an ageing flatride.

Village Roadshow to continue building on success Village Roadshow to continue building on success
Warner Bros. Movie World Friday 30 November 2007 at 1:29 PM.
The future looks bright for Gold Coast theme parks Sea World, Warner Bros. Movie World and Wet'n'Wild Water World as they commit to continued investment in new attractions off the back of their best year ever across the board.

Village drops conditions in Sydney Attractions bid Village drops conditions in Sydney Attractions bid
Warner Bros. Movie World Monday 26 November 2007 at 5:04 PM.
As a final change to their takeover bid, Village Roadshow have dropped the conditions of their offer on Sydney Attractions Group shares, now agreeing to buy shares at $6.50 regardless of whether they reach their goal.

WhiteWater World prepares for expansion WhiteWater World prepares for expansion
WhiteWater World Friday 16 November 2007 at 4:41 PM.
Dreamworld has submitted a development application to the Gold Coast City Council outlining plans for a major expansion of WhiteWater World for 2008 featuring five new attractions.

Dreamworld profits up while attendance slips Dreamworld profits up while attendance slips
Dreamworld - Mick Doohan's Motocoaster
Friday 16 November 2007 at 10:19 AM.
Macquarie Leisure Trust Group's latest results show that Dreamworld is continuing to achieve strong financial results while attendance has taken a slight fall. WhiteWater World continues to perform ahead of expectations as it nears the one year mark.

Whale watching to commence at Sea World Whale watching to commence at Sea World
Sea World Thursday 15 November 2007 at 4:18 PM.
Village Roadshow, owners of Sea World, today announced a joint venture with New Zealand company Whale Watch Kaikoura that will see whale watching tours departing from the Gold Coast theme park commencing in mid-2008.

Village bumps up Sydney Attractions offer Village bumps up Sydney Attractions offer
Warner Bros. Movie World Friday 9 November 2007 at 12:14 AM.
In a final bid to takeover Sydney Attractions Group, Village Roadshow have made one final offer to shareholders of $6.50 per share conditional of acquisition of at least 35% of the shares in the group.

Warner Village launch two and three park annual passes Warner Village launch two and three park annual passes
Warner Bros. Movie World Thursday 1 November 2007 at 6:01 PM.
Following the lead of Dreamworld and WhiteWater World, buyers can now get multi-park annual passes to Sea World, Warner Bros. Movie World and Wet'n'Wild water World.

The Edge at Eureka Tower The Edge at Eureka Tower
Eureka Tower - The Edge
Friday 26 October 2007 at 5:56 PM.
A review of one of the newest thrilling experiences in Australia. Roller-Coaster.com.au takes a look at Eureka Skydeck 88 in Melbourne, and in particular, the Edge experience, a unique attraction that suspends visitors 285m above ground level, with only 45mm of glass separating them from the unthinkable.

Village and Sydney Attractions play dirty Village and Sydney Attractions play dirty
Warner Bros. Movie World Friday 19 October 2007 at 1:00 PM.
Six weeks after Village Roadshow's takeover bid for Sydney Attractions Group, the tactics are from each party are getting dirty as they both vie for the future control of the Sydney-based tourism operator.


Expansion plans for Warner Village Theme Parks Expansion plans for Warner Village Theme Parks
Warner Bros. Movie World - Unknown Hot Wheels® Stunt Show
Tuesday 16 October 2007 at 11:37 AM.
After spending $13.4 million across their parks this year, Sea World and Warner Bros. Movie World are to become home to a new animal exhibit and stunt show respectively by 2009.

Mick Doohan Motocoaster launches at Dreamworld Mick Doohan Motocoaster launches at Dreamworld
Dreamworld - Mick Doohan's Motocoaster
Friday 28 September 2007 at 1:55 PM.
Despite the new multimillion dollar roller coaster's namesake being busy with motocross commitments, the official launch of Mick Doohan's Motocoaster went ahead today, ahead of its Sunday opening. Roller-Coaster.com.au brings you extensive footage from the event.

Warner Village parks deliver strong results ahead of new attractions Warner Village parks deliver strong results ahead of new attractions
Wet'n'Wild Water World - Surfrider
Thursday 27 September 2007 at 6:11 PM.
Gold Coast trio including Sea World, Warner Bros. Movie World and Wet'n'Wild Water World have all performed strongly over the past year with attendance and revenue up at all parks. New attractions are opening at all three in the near future, including Surfrider at Wet'n'Wild (pictured).

A sneak preview of Dreamworld's Motocoaster A sneak preview of Dreamworld's Motocoaster
Dreamworld - Mick Doohan's Motocoaster
Friday 14 September 2007 at 1:08 PM.
Ahead of its opening in September, we take you for a look around the construction site of the Mick Doohan Motocoaster construction, including a behind-the-scenes look at the inner workings of the roller coaster.

Surfers Paradise attractions unite Surfers Paradise attractions unite
Infinity Thursday 13 September 2007 at 12:41 PM.
In a brand new tourism initiative, four of the Gold Coast's attractions have introduced a ticketing option that will create savings, titled the Surfers FAB 4 Fun Pass.

Village Roadshow announces takeover offer for Sydney Attractions Group Village Roadshow announces takeover offer for Sydney Attractions Group
Warner Bros. Movie World Friday 7 September 2007 at 1:48 AM.
Australian media company and owners of Gold Coast theme parks Sea World, Warner Bros. Movie World and Wet'n'Wild Water World, Village Roadshow, have announced an unsolicited takeover proposal for Sydney-based tourism operator.

Motocoaster track completed Motocoaster track completed
Dreamworld - Mick Doohan's Motocoaster
Tuesday 7 August 2007 at 12:17 PM.
Track construction is now completed on Dreamworld's newest roller coaster, the Mick Doohan Motocoaster, with construction shifting to commissioning the coaster before its September opening.

Mick Doohan Motocoaster to open at Dreamworld Mick Doohan Motocoaster to open at Dreamworld
Dreamworld - Mick Doohan's Motocoaster
Friday 27 July 2007 at 12:58 PM.
Construction is underway on Dreamworld's latest coaster, officially named today ahead of its September 2007 opening.

Wet'n'Wild breaks the one million mark Wet'n'Wild breaks the one million mark
Wet'n'Wild Water World Friday 25 May 2007 at 3:17 PM.
Gold Coast water park Wet'n'Wild Water World broke the mark for one million annual guests on Wednesday, catapulting the park to become the third most attended water park in the world.

Macquarie Leisure duo to launch new annual passes Macquarie Leisure duo to launch new annual passes
Dreamworld Wednesday 23 May 2007 at 4:56 PM.
Dreamworld and WhiteWater World will revolutionise the Gold Coast theme park industry by offering the first multi-park annual pass, with a range of different annual passes catering to a variety of different markets.

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