good thing that struck me about Phantasialand was the high quality of the
coasters on offer. I'm trying to think of another park with 4 or more
coasters where the quality is so consistently high. I can think of a few
parks with 7 or more coasters where the top 4 are of as high a quality, but
none that maintain this level of consistency.
This one is an especially nice
surprise. To start with it's not to promising. It's an enclosed coaster, and
the outside looks unassuming. I reckon on a quiet day, with no queue outside
you could walk past it not realising it's there. The queue and station area
has some theming, but not of a high quality that promises much.
What you get though is a very
good dark coaster.
has a little lighting, and a few lighting effects, to help you get some
anticipation of what's coming, while still being dark enough to have
excitement about the unknown. It has a good pace around the track, and is a
very large ride, giving a sense of a major experience. It's a ride that
could be overlooked compared to some other attractions, but comes as a great