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Heide Park

Key information

Location:
Soltau, Lower Saxony, Germany

Opening date: 
Aug 19, 1978

Operator:
Merlin Entertainments Group

Official website:
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Located in Soltau in Northern Germany, Heide Park is owned by Merlin Entertainments Group (the same firm that runs Alton Towers and Thorpe Park in the UK). It features a variety of thrill rides and family attractions, spread across four themed areas. Among the biggest draws are Krake (the first Bolliger & Mabillard Dive Machine coaster in mainland Europe), Colossus (the world's tallest wooden coaster) and the Desert Race accelerator coaster (a clone of Alton Towers' Rita).

History: Heide Park was first opened in August 1978, hosting just six family-friendly rides. It grew steadily over the proceeding decades, regularly pulling in millions of visitors until a 2001 takeover by the Tussauds Group. Tussauds was itself bought out by Merlin Entertainments Group in 2007, with the Desert Race coaster opening in the same year.

Top Rides and Shows:

Colossos
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Captain's Cruise
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Aqua Spin
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Desert Race
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Flight of the Demons
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Top Restaurants:

Chips & Dips
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Colossos Snack
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Asia Imbiss
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Beer Garden Rafting
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Wirsthaus des Admirals
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More information:

New attraction opening dates
Find out the latest confirmed and rumored opening dates for new rides at Heide Park.

Refurbishment schedule
Check for any scheduled temporary ride closures at Heide Park.

Latest News:

There are some amazing new roller coasters coming to theme parks during 2014 - find out the details and latest updates on 6 of the most exciting.

Germany's Heide Park is to open a the country's first Bolliger & Mabillard Wing Rider roller coaster in April 2014, the park has announced.

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