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This thread is simple! Rather than having a million little threads about everything that goes on at Europa Park, this thread is designed to consolidate it all into one user-friendly thread. Feel free to use it to post updates, trip reports, questions, comments, and of course, general discussion. For pictures and videos of the park as well as past updates, see TPR's Park Index Page.

 

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Below are some links to past updates from the park, you may be interested in. Enjoy!

 

--Robb

 

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2005

March 18th, 2005 - Atlantica Supersplash opens at Europa Park - SEE BELOW

 

2006

May 24th, 2006 - Pegasus opens at Europa

June 30th, 2006 - Shooting dark ride coming in 2007

 

2008

July 7th, 2008 - Teasers released for 2009's big attraction: A Slignshot, Corkscrew, Washing Machine, Kitten and a Bat

Jul 23rd, 2008 - New teaser ad for Europa's new launched coaster

Jul 31rd, 2008 - Picture of the track

Nov 4th, 2008 - Official Rendering Released!

Nov 15th, 2008 - Pictures of the train and the name: Blue Fire, released!

 

2009

Feb 28th, 2009 - Video of Blue Fire testing

Mar 16th, 2009 - Blue Fire's stats announced

Apr 1st, 2009 - Official Blue Fire commercial

Nov 2nd, 2009 - Blue Fire a huge hit, plus upcoming events announced

 

2010

Mar 25th, 2010 - Whale Adventures - Splash Tours and other new attractions!

Mar 25th, 2010 - Opening ceremony of Whale Adventures - Splash Tours !

Oct 7th, 2010 - Franz Mack passed away at the age of 89

 

2011

Apr 10th, 2011 - Fairytale additions plus gourmet loops in 2011!

May 20th, 2011 - Europa Park announces fifth hotel called "Bell Rock"

June 17th, 2011 - New wooden coaster announced for 2012

November 15th, 2011 - Europa Park's 12th coaster - Indoor Suspended Spinning Family coaster announced for 2013

 

2012

November 9th, 2012 - Suspended coaster installation delayed until 2014

 

2014

July 8th, 2014 - Europa Park announces waterpark (2016-2017)

November 26th, 2014 - Europa Park adding "conveyor belt" from parking lot

 

2015

May 2nd, 2015 - Whale Adventures to become Whale Adventures: Northern Lights with dark ride sections to be added

October 22, 2015 - new land announced "Ireland"

 

2016

January 4th, 2016 - "Ireland" the park's 14th European themed area anounced

September 20th, 2016 - Project V, Europe's largest flying theater announced

 

2017

June 24th, 2017 - Eurosat to be replaced with a new coaster for the 2018 season

September 15th, 2017 - New Details regarding Rulantica (waterpark) and Kronasar (museum themed hotel)

 

2018

May 26th, 2018 - Fire during park hours destroys Pirates of Batavia

August 12th, 2018 - Virtual Reality walk through queue to be included with 2019s CanCan Coaster

September 12th, 2018 - CanCan coaster officially opens

 

2019

January 25th, 2019 - New Scandinavian themed area concept art released!

September 13th, 2019 - RWS Entertainment Group audition tour announced

 

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The new attraction of Europapark open the 19 but was open for press and VIp the 17th.

This Water Coaster / Splash will be placed in the new Portugal area. This year, opening of the splash, rest of the area will be built for 2006 with another new attraction (an indoor attraction .. dark ride ?) and another part of the queue line of Atlantica.

 

For this pre-opening, the attration dont have water fall like Journey To Atlantis at SW Orlando and the boats will be arm with a system to do more huge wave.

 

You can found lot of pics here :

http://www.parkfunworld.be/coulisses/ep2005/atlantica_supersplash.htm

here:

http://newsparcs03.free.fr/albumphoto/album.php?albu=ep_atlantica

here:

http://www.europarcs.net/ep_conf_05/

here:

http://www.ameworld.be/forum/index.php?showtopic=10032&st=540

and here :

http://www.epfans.com/attraktionenatlantica.php

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So, is it a coaster, or a boat ride?? When will the debate start? We just got our reservation confirmation for Hotel El Anduluz so I'm excited!

 

Elissa "hope you don't get too wet on the ride!" Alvey

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IMO, it's a boat ride...probably the BEST damn looking splashdown boat ride I've ever seen! But there's nothing about it that makes me say "That's a coaster." I mean, Splash Mountain also has all those elements, and it's not a coaster....

 

--Robb

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I have seen these pictures a few days before. It is a "Mack" water coaster. I think it looks a little bit like a lower version of the Journey to Atlantis attraction! However, I think that attraction makes a lot of fun. I will ride Atlantica SuperSplash this summer.

 

--Soeren

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  • 1 year later...

Yesterday the first YOUNGStar Coaster of Mack Rides has opened in Europapark. It's height limit is 1 meter or 4 years of age.

 

The coaster is 23meters high and 65 km/h fast.

 

At www.epinside.de you can find some pictures of the opening ceremony

 

 

Have fun

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That..is too awesome to be a kiddie credit. If only (CF/P)KI had invested in one of those...It would make a nice 'Avatar' if they cleared off enough land..

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Cool, since all rides come from Mack(with the exception of Silver Star), would this be the company's first dark ride?

 

It looks like it has an Atlantis theme, so maybe it will have a water feature some how worked into it.

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Abenteuer Atlantis (Atlantis Adventure) is the new interactive dark ride at Europa-Park where visitors can dive down into the deep sea since the 2007 season. It is located at the Greece area of the park and it was built by MACK Rides.

 

You can find a english review of the attraction at lifthill.net with some technical details, construction pics and an interview with Michel den Dulk, the designer of Europa-Park.

 

http://www.lifthill.net/berichte/abenteueratlantis_eng.php

 

Here are some pictures:

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Looks great and I like how it appears to have a continous cycle of cars compared to most non Disney dark rides where each car is loaded seperate and has horrible capacity. I wish all dark rides were like that.

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This looks like fun. But I'm not a fan of the continous cycle of cars. It takes away the suspense of being alone. Then again, this ride looks more 'funny' than scary so it might be better.

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It isn't very often i slate Europa, but this ride is a waste of time.

 

I found it VERY short, uninspired and frankly bland.

 

Tomb Blaster at Chessington, Buzz at Disneyland Paris - even Duel at Alton Towers is probably better.

 

Atlantis Adventure needs a lot more until it matches Europa's usual high standards.

 

I though it was a let down.

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Yeah for "Oversized Lava-Vomiting Crab" !!!!!

 

*Imagines a grandpa telling his grandchildren about how he met the Oversized Lava-Vomiting Crab in Europa Park's Abenteuer Atlantis when he was young and how it was the funniest/creepiest thing he'd ever seen in his life!*

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This ride looks fun, but it looks like something you might find at Morey's Piers.(see PTR from Robb and Elissa's trip in '04) Europa Park looks like a really nice park, but from the photos, this ride seemed really rushed.

 

Airtime-how many Atlantis rides does the world need?-&Gravity

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The following has appeared on Europa's website today, 7th July 08:

http://www.europa-park.de/lang-en/c1160/default.html

 

2.5 seconds, which change your life! - The ride of your life: World's first 2009.

 

Everything depends on your point of view! - The ride of your life: World's first 2009.

 

You are allowed to panic - The ride of your life: World's first 2009.

 

Start your spin cycle! - The ride of your life: World's first 2009.

 

Take off like a bat out of hell... in 2.5 seconds! - The ride of your life: World's first 2009.

 

Spinning (panic) allowed! - The ride of your life: World's first 2009.

 

Start your spin cycle! - The ride of your life: World's first 2009.

 

Not really inverted! - The ride of your life: World's first 2009.

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just back from there - heck it looks like I need to go back again in 2009....and would be delighted too anyway without this interesting sounding addition.

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