The first Asia Coaster News update of the year is filled with exciting news from several countries! We’re excited to continue offering timely coverage of an array of notable projects throughout the continent!
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MOTIONGATE Dubai and Bollywood Parks Dubai – Dubai, UAE
We’ll start this update with MOTIONGATE Dubai and Bollywood Parks Dubai. The Six Flags Dubai project included an array of contracted roller coasters and rides, including a GCI Wooden Coaster, an S&S Free Spin, a StarFlyer, a Maurer Rides Spinning Coaster and more. With the Six Flags Dubai project cancelled, these coasters have been swooped up by MOTIONGATE Dubai and Bollywood Parks Dubai. Construction photos of these rides in their new locations were released by Dubai theme parks and resorts – unofficial. You can click on each image and swipe to take an up-close look.
Tokyo DisneySea – Arayasu, Chiba, Japan
Tokyo DisneySea is currently constructing their biggest expansion yet, home to a hotel and several major rides. Fantasy Springs will be home to attractions and worlds from Peter Pan, Frozen, and Tangled. Currently construction is well under way for the two marquee dark rides: Anna and Elsa’s Frozen Journey and a Tangled ride. Thanks to themeparx contributors for the below images. You can click on each image and swipe to take an up-close look.
VinWonders Phu Quoc – Phu Quoc, Vietnam
VinWonders on the Viatnamese Island of Phu Quoc opened in 2014 as Vinpearl Land. In 2015 they added two coasters, one of which has already been retired. The park opened 5 more coasters in 2020 as they rebranded to VinWonders a vastly expanded theme park. The park is currently also constructing a beautiful aquarium in the shape of a sea turtle designed by Legacy Entertainment. Thanks to themeparx contributors for the below images. You can click on each image and swipe to take an up-close look.
Below you’ll find a video of the park as well as the Vekoma Firestorm, named Wrath of Zeus, in action:
We’ll continue with 5 major Chinese projects on Page 2, including Fantawild Taizhou (Vekoma Renegade), Journey to the West theme park, Universal Beijing Resort, Chimelong Marine Science Park, and Shanghai Disneyland.