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Theme Park Tourist features a wide-range of in-depth features and articles, covering rides, attractions and restaurants at theme parks all over the world. As well as previews and reviews of new rides, look out for "Top 10" lists and tips for saving time and money on your next park visit.

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Disney's Magic Kingdom
Saturday, September 14, 2013 09:00

This is the weekly rumor and refurbishment update for Orlando-area theme parks for the week of September 8, 2013. 

Oblivion condoms
Friday, September 13, 2013 10:07

Over the years, Alton Towers has sold all kinds of bizarre merchandise related to its rides and attractions. Read all about some of the most unusual items that have been offered by the park.

Wet'n'Wild Sydney will feature several world class water rides.
Thursday, September 12, 2013 09:00

Welcome to the September edition of the "Australian Theme Park Roundup", provided exclusively to Theme Park Tourist readers by

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Adventure World preparing to unleash mega thrills

Adventure World in Perth (Western Australia) has announced that they are undertaking construction on a $12 million (AUD) Gerstlauer Eurofighter roller coaster.

Coney Island Cyclone
Wednesday, September 11, 2013 09:00

Theme Park Tourist looks at how the classic wooden coaster is changing...

Thorpe Park entrance
Tuesday, September 10, 2013 10:00

A guide to the top 5 restaurants at Thorpe Park, as rated and reviewed by Theme Park Tourist readers.

Cross valley coaster plans
Monday, September 09, 2013 12:15

In 2003, Alton Towers submitted plans for a stunning new wooden roller coaster that would swoop between the Ug Land and Forbidden Valley areas. However, it faced fierce opposition from local residents.

Springfield Sign
Sunday, September 08, 2013 08:30

The immersive world of Springfield is now complete: take a tour!

Mickey Mouse
Saturday, September 07, 2013 08:00

Working at a Disney theme park is great…and awful...and often completely surreal!

Woburn Safari Park
Friday, September 06, 2013 11:44

In the late 1990s, Tussauds was emerging as a major player in the UK theme park market. Setting its sights on the number one spot, it planned to build a new theme park at Woburn Abbey to rival Alton Towers.

Thursday, September 05, 2013 09:00

SeaFun's Stephan Hoevenaar provides an update on SeaWorld Orlando, including details of upcoming events during September 2013.

Journey to the Center of the Earth
Wednesday, September 04, 2013 09:33

The Tokyo Disney Resort is home to some unique and original attractions - here's a rundown of the top 5.

Battersea Power Station artwork
Tuesday, September 03, 2013 11:32

In the 1980s, John Broome planned to turn Battersea Power Station in London into a theme park. The project was a disaster, and resulted in the sale of Alton Towers to Tussauds.


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