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Holiday Park Discussion Thread

Sat Apr 07, 2007 2:02 am

Hey everybody!

This thread is simple! Rather than having a million little threads about everything that goes on at Movie Park Germany, 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. TPR's Park Index

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

April 7th, 2007 - Holiday Park selling parts of Intamin cable - SEE BELOW!

March 26th, 2010 - Wild Mouse is being built for 2010
April 28th, 2010 - Accident shuts down Expedition G-Force for months
August 5th, 2010 - Expedition G-Force re-opens (without trims)
November 3rd, 2010 - Studio 100 (owner of Plopsa Parks) purchases Holiday Park

April 22nd, 2012 - Plopsa invests in Holiday Park improvements
May 1st, 2012 - Holiday Park improvements continue

August 26th, 2013 - Holiday Park announces new launched Premier coaster for 2014 (similar to SFDK's Superman)

April 12th, 2014 - Sky Scream opens
August 15th, 2014 - Girl dies after Spinning Barrels accident
October 4th, 2014 - Park sells three rides (Spinning Barrels, Condor and Wild Mouse)

February 7th, 2015 - Gertslauer Sky Fly announced

October 30th, 2016 - Holiday Beach Area to be added, big ride addition teased for 2018

July 25th, 2017 - $7.5 million euro investment in new indoor area for 2018 with a Zierer coaster


Original Post

Holiday Park www.holidaypark.de
is offering parts of last year's lift cable for sale. It costs 40 euro's and you get the 6 or 7 inch piece of cable with a stand and a certificate. There were only 3 left yesterday and I bought one. You can see the pictures at the below website and you'll be able to see some onride photo's of what we did yesterday.

Heres the on ride photo-
Another on ride photo-

Last edited by larrygator on Fri Aug 25, 2017 6:12 pm.

Sat Apr 07, 2007 4:33 am

They've been selling pieces of cable for years. Every time a cable gets replaced they chop up the old one and sell it.

Sat Apr 07, 2007 12:03 pm

Yeah, even as much as I love this ride, I didn't bother buying a piece of cable two years ago. If it had been a bit cheaper maybe, but it wasn't!

NEWS: Holiday Park to build new coaster

Fri Mar 26, 2010 4:48 am

Roller Coaster: Holly's Wilde Autofahrt
Amusement Park: Holiday Park (Hassloch, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany)
Classification: Roller Coaster
Type: Steel - Sit Down
Status: Under Construction opening 2010
Make / Model: Maurer Söhne / Other / Wilde Maus Classic
Designer: Ing.-Büro Stengel GmbH
Track layout: Wild Mouse
Capacity: 900 riders per hour

Length: 1213' 11"
Height: 49' 3"
Inversions: 0
Duration: 2:00

Trains: 8 cars. Riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows for a total of 4 riders per car.

Etymology: "Holly's Wilde Autofahrt" is German for "Holly's Wild Car Ride". "Holly" is the park's mascot.

Last edited by Airtime&Gravity on Tue Jul 20, 2010 12:39 pm.

Re: Holiday Park to build new coaster

Fri Mar 26, 2010 7:20 am

This will probably have more airtime than GeForce.. ;)

Re: Holiday Park to build new coaster

Fri Mar 26, 2010 9:34 am

This is actually really good, the park needed a more 'junior' coaster. Something less destructive then the Vekoma Corkscrew and slightly less intimidating than GeForce!

Oh, and Bonus Credit for the TPR Europe Trip!

Re: Holiday Park to build new coaster

Fri Mar 26, 2010 9:52 am

The park could really use more coasters.

Re: Holiday Park to build new coaster

Fri Mar 26, 2010 11:26 am

Yeah!!! Now they just have to get it open by the end of June!

Re: Holiday Park to build new coaster

Fri Mar 26, 2010 11:52 am

Das ist sau geil! Ha ha - knew something new was on the horizon from my visit last Autumn, but didn't realise it would be a new coaster! The construction area is along the route towards Super-Wirbel, not so far from the main entrance if you head 'round to the right.

Re: Holiday Park to build new coaster

Fri Mar 26, 2010 3:37 pm

That's disappointing. I'm sure they held an event a couple of years ago where they got a bunch of enthusiasts to discuss ideas for a future coaster. Pretty sure I read that they wanted to create something to compete with GeForce. When I was there last year recording a piece for BBC radio they were asking lots of questions about wooden coasters.

Perhaps the mouse is a stop gap for something bigger next year.
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