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Canada's Wonderland Talk; News, Rumers, and More
Topic Started: August 6 2014, 12:53 PM (459 Views)
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The TOGO standup, Skyrider, is retiring from Canada's Wonderland on Labor Day, 2014.

http://www.newswire.ca/en/story/139...and-up-roller-coaster-skyrider-after-29-years

The year of coaster closings. Dear God! :'(



BTW, The park just released a video like SFNE did with Cyclone, but surprisingly, not as as good IMO.

Name one reason Iron Cyclone is a good idea other than its a world class coaster. :(
You can't. :D
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I was reading up about this coaster and found that it's the oldest Togo coaster remaining from the Infamous company. The coaster uses a fare amount of space and should open up room for a number of options. Rumor are starting to pop up that we may see part or all of the land for water park. but Looking at the location I think only part woudl be appropriate for a water park expansion.
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Yeah, I have ridden it during its last year not knowing it will be going. It was a mixed bag, but an overall ok ride. Right now I am anticipating an epic B&M looping coaster of a sort to be added at Canadaís Wonderland.

Right now they are adding a new flat ride every year, along with a new water park addition. Nothing wrong with that, anything new is good for the park as long as its worth while. Maybe the new coaster is on hold, and it will eventually be added to the park. The new rides are a good way to hold up the hype until the new coaster is added.
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Man I wish this happened for real!






Edited by SROS Master, February 5 2017, 03:57 PM.
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I know this isnt really at Canadas Wonderland, but it is in the same general area.

https://www.wetnwildtoronto.com/what-s-new/
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Heres a video tour of my favorite amusment park.

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February 5 2017, 03:55 PM
Man I wish this happened for real!



I don't know how I missed this. interesting coaster design. thanks for sharing.

Good find on the Wet n Wild thing
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Woah!

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Well that's something you don't see everyday.
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I know.

Well it looks like the new waterslide complex will be the same exact thing as SFNEs bonzi pipeline.

If you look at one of the pictures on this page, you will see a couple photos of the one at SFNE.
http://splashtacular.com/signature-attractions.html
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For a less depressing news than with whats going on with Great Adventure, here is a cool twitter page.

https://twitter.com/WonderlandNews?ref_src=twsrc%5Egoogle%7Ctwcamp%5Eserp%7Ctwgr%5Eauthor
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Nice page and a lot of great tweets.

For suture posts there is now a button to embed tweets in the full reply screen.
[twitter=https://twitter.com/WonderlandNews/status/856994995101990912]
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Nice!

Their new flat Soaring Timbers is not yet open, but should be testing soon.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y2dVUp5TmHA
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Probibly the best Behemoth POV I have yet seen.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dh2v5drfWCc&index=7&list=WL
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Great POV.

The park is looking amazing in that preview video. Love the water feature they built for the Soaring Timbers ride.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=emeTNxi0Bls
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The ride looks amazing and that lighting package i stunning. Though the ride experience seems to be a lot of flailing back and forth with very little flipping.
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Maybe it will flip more when people are on it.
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I hope so. the movement dose seem to be weight driven.
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Small bad news for Canadas Wonderland, Soaring Timbers is off to a rocky start as it is currently shut down to fix a motor problem. Hopefully it will be fixed in about a week.
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that's too bad. Hopefully they can get it up and running quickly.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UMQRcV63uMg
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Huss never did get the Jump 1 and 2 to fly. too bad it's a fun ride. Road the Jump 1 during its short stay at SFGAdv.
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A 360 video of one of my favourite roller coasters in the world!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6anDbcvGAcE
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maybe I need a graphics card or something. but the 360 aspect didn't work very well. I tried to look around and it just bounced all over the place.
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^I find it much easier using the arrows on my keyboard after pressing that circle on the left part of the screen.

Heres another one.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q63dwU7zNZg&list=LL-wDGaMZlE-Q6CzI-HaPzKw&index=3
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http://www.bnn.ca/canada-s-wonderland-poised-for-something-interesting-amid-hints-of-new-hotel-1.804930
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A hotel would be a great addition for them.

Great interview I like how he talked about the value of season passes and how the investments have paid off.
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Yeah I really enjoyed the videos too. Boy Canadaís Wonderland is really rockin these days.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jB6PNYEcCNg&list=WL&index=3
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Cool little show. Like the fountain though it's not as spectacular as the fountain in Epcot's Future World.
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I think the fountain as a whole is more beautiful than the one in Epcot. Love the combination of the waterfall, and the fountains. I havenít seen the fountain shows for either fountain in person, but I imagine the fountain show in Epcot is more spectacular.

Heres an interesting article about Wet n Wild Toronto.

https://blooloop.com/features/wetnwild-toronto/
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More info about the proposed hotel from Screamscape:

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According to a Screamscape source one plan being considered would see a 150-room hotel built in the parking lot area near the Kingswood Music Theater that is expected to also include a small indoor waterpark that would keep the resort active as an attraction throughout the winter months.


No way! Maybe that will allow them to create their version of Winterfest.
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I have to agree seems like an odd move. but like you mentioned if they create a winter event maybe it will help
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Personally I would be more excited to go stay at the hotel during winter than going to SFNEs holiday in the park. Haha! Theres always the great downtown toronto you can spend your day exploring.
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That's a good point. They are close to the city so do they really need the indoor water park to get people to use this year round. Not to mention aren't there already quite a few indoor waters parks in the area.
Edited by SROS Master, July 31 2017, 10:30 PM.
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There are no indoor waterparks in the Toronto area as far as I know. Though there are two indoor waterparks in the Niagara Falls area.

Heres a video where Toronto Josh explores one of them near the end.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YXPB3PeKC4Q


Lets also not forget that the new subway station will be very close to the park.
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Wish it showed more of the water park. But what is shows looks nice. The entire area looks interesting. really like that they still have a rainforest Cafe and the cars in front of Planet Hollywood are very cool.

I'll have to check that area out if I ever get out that way.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2muHQcJmjcM&t=274s

Strongly agree about #2 and 1.

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Isnít it beautiful! It also looks like Vortexs supports got a new paint job.
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cool video. they really do have some amazing flats.
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