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It's good but it lacks a Nemesis Inferno.

It's being built with the money the illegal and untaxed car washers earn in supermarket carparks across the country, which they send home to their families. They were all going to club together and bu

What I find refreshing is the fact that they aren't shrouding anything in mystery like Merlin. 

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32 minutes ago, Mattgwise said:

A large space for the mine train. Intrigued as to how it will be themed given how great Aqualantis will look when done. 

I've heard the Mine Train is planned to be an extension to the Dragon Zone, but honestly no idea.

 

Given their recent investments though I think it's likely it'll be reasonably well styled at the very least.

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4 minutes ago, Matt Creek said:

Most attractions pre-Hyperion pretty much look like they’ve just been plonked down on any available land in a RCT type fashion.

But a lot of those rides have been updated over recent closed seasons. So the future is still looking good. 

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1 hour ago, Mattgwise said:

But a lot of those rides have been updated over recent closed seasons. So the future is still looking good. 

Indeed and it’s great to see this happening besides the new stuff.

 

One however though just has to compare something like Zadra/Aqualantis to that horrible looking wild mouse with OTSR (why though?) which is probably one of the worst attractions there. 
 

The park probably has one of the brightest futures around. And is high up on my bucket list once this horrible virus is done.

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Looking great. This alongside Zadra and Hyperion could very well give the park the best "triple threat" of any European park.

 

Excited to see what the area will look like once it's all themed up and complete and more importantly I look forward to revisiting for this as soon as our wonderful government opt to stop holding us all as hostages!!

 

 

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Abyssus and Aqualantis aren't even finished yet (theming-wise), bu their next coaster now stands completed:

 

https://www.instagram.com/p/CL4Nnc3B3OB/?utm_source=ig_web_copy_link

 

There's still theming work to be done, and current reports suggest it will be themed to "Sweet Valley", whatever that will entail.. It's thought the original plan was for it to be part of the Dragon Zone Zadra lies in.

 

Rumours point to a 2022 opening. Presumably because of the amount of theming it is to receive. Hard to know whether it's been pushed back because of the delays due to Covid, or whether that was the intention for a while. I'm thinking the former personally.

 

Of course, Zadra was meant to open in 2020, but ended up opening in August 2019, so who knows with this crazy park...

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1 hour ago, Ivsetti said:

This is one massive park

 

And it will only keep on getting bigger! This is the amount of land they have access to, and have mid-term plans to utilise:

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That's a rather old image from shortly after the park opened. Zadra, Aqualantis and the mine train extend that core part of the park leftwards, but not to the border. 

 

Another old (slightly outdated) image shows roughly some plans they have for expansion:

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The top left part of the image (not colourised) shows the park excluding the expansions of Zadra, Aqualantis and the mine train). Zadra, Aqualantis and the mine train are all in the highlighted red zone, but only cover about 60-70% of it. 

 

So after these two areas open, the park still has room to almost double its park size. And on top of that, they have the option to renovate a large part of the original park, which has a strong fairground vibe (and the park have said they acknowledge the need for it to improve in the future).

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I like the expansion, but I hope it doesn't expand too rapidly, look at Six Flags Worlds of Adventure/Geauga Lake. Sometimes building things left and right can not end well. I hope the park hits its attendance targets, I hope to go there someday. I think Eastern Europe is a bit of a untapped market so hopefully a large park like Energylandia can attract people from far away. Countries like Slovakia for example has no real near good parks (maybe other than Wiener Prater in nearby Austria which seems like a funfair really).

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