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Dreamworld is the largest theme park in Australia, and boasts a collection of four roller coasters and dozens of other rides. These are spread across a number of themed lands, which also host a variety of animal exhibits. Among its headline attractions are the enormous Tower of Terror II roller coaster, the BuzzSaw X-Coaster, and the near 400-foot drop tower Giant Drop. The majority of the park's kids' rides are packed into the Wiggles World and DreamWorks Experience areas.
The park opened in 1981, and was founded by John Longhurst on a patch of land in Coomera. Its original line-up including a miniature railway, a log flume and an IMAX theatre, with the Thunderbolt roller coaster opening a year later. Dreamworld was acquired by Ardent Leisure in 1998, and has gradually expanded over the last decade. A number of major additions have been made to the park following its 30th anniversary celebrations in 2010, including Buzzsaw roller coaster and the Shockwave Disk'O Coaster.