Photo TR: Toverland, The Netherlands

Trip Report of 2014 from Toverland in Sevenum, Netherlands
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Photo TR: Toverland, The Netherlands

Postby JordyC » Sat Jun 13, 2015 3:09 am

Hey, everyone!
On 12 Sep 2014, I went to Toverland. Toverland is kind of like saying Magic Land or Wizard Land in English. It's a nice little family park with a few good thrills. The last couple of years, they really invested in adding some thrill rides. One of these additions is Troy, a GCI Woodie that is considered as one of the best wooden coasters in Europe. But that's not the only good ride out there. Let’s check it out!
When the park opened in 2001, it was all indoors. Toverland did a few big indoor and outdoor expansions over the last couple of years. This is the entrance of the park, that leads to the indoor area.
Once you come in, you'll see this eye catchy Swing Ride. It's called Sim Sa la Swing - don't ask me why, but it made me laugh. lol
The park is really well themed. Hey, look there! It's Boomerang! No, not the Vekoma Boomerang, although it's still a Vekoma. But this is a custom junior coaster. It was rough, but still a good ride.
They do not have just one slide, they have two of them, woohoo!
The wait for the logue flume was pretty much straight on. Okay, it actually was straight on!
It goes outside for the main drop. As i said, very well themed.
Once you come outside, you'll see this green track. It's a Vekoma Motorbike Coaster, and yes it has a name! Booster Bike.
More green track! This really is a good ride. It has a great launch too; 0-75 km/h (0-50 mph) in just 3 seconds.
You can get some really nice pics of this ride.
The new themed area of the park, Magic Valley.
This area is really magical! More parks should do things like this.
Even the Rapid River is very beautiful.
I really like how this park puts so much effort in details.
What do I see there?
It's the new Mack Spinning Coaster called Dwervelwind. It's the same one as Twist in Le Pal, located in France.
Even the station is awesome!
Dwervelwind in all of its glory.
I probably should mention that the weather was really great that day.
No, it's not the S of Superman. It's the S of euhm.. Spinning Coaster I guess??
Mack makes some really good coasters. I really loved this ride.
Yes, they have a pirate ship too. But this one was - just like almost everything in the park - very well themed.
Ow yeah! Troy is waiting for us!
The entrance to the Troy themed area.
Even the Trojan Horse looked amazing!
The station of Troy.
With a height of 32 m (100 ft) and a speed of almost 90 km/h (55 mph), this really is an awesome coaster!
Random people having a really good time!
This woodie is definitely the best woodie I've ridden.
It even has a station fly-through!
A last pic of Troy, to end the day. I hope you liked it! =D
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Postby RyanTPM » Sat Jun 13, 2015 9:09 am

Great trip report, thanks for the pictures :)

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Re: Photo TR: Toverland, The Netherlands

Postby Heth » Sat Jun 13, 2015 9:43 am

I've been considering going to this park during my trip(s) through Netherlands and Germany this year, so it's nice to see an up-to-date report :) Looks fun!

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Postby Nrthwnd » Sat Jun 13, 2015 1:00 pm

Troy has always been one of my favourite wood coasters. Still is.

Thanks for sharing your trip to Toverland. :)
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Postby StealthFan » Sat Jun 13, 2015 1:40 pm

I really need to get back to this park. They have done so much since my last visit on 2008 and I really enjoyed the park back then.

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Postby cfc » Sat Jun 13, 2015 1:51 pm

^Same. I'd like to check out the re-themed Bobkarts, too.

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Postby robbalvey » Sat Jun 13, 2015 2:35 pm

Great report! I really miss this park.

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Re: Photo TR: Toverland, The Netherlands

Postby CoasterB » Sat Jun 13, 2015 2:39 pm

Awesome report, I was there 2/3 months ago, Loved Troy, the last section is so twisty and full of airtime. Thanks for sharing
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Postby viking86 » Sun Jun 14, 2015 2:32 pm

Awesome report! As much as I miss Orlando and want to go back again next year, I may have to prioritize a trip through Germany and Holland as my 2016 "big trip". So many great parks I want to visit, and Toverland is definitely high on the list. I knew the park had some good theming, but I didn't know it was so extensively themed. Looks beautiful!

Thanks for sharing! :)

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