surprising to think I hadn't heard about this ride until shortly before my
trip. It's a Gerstlauer Bobsled, like the Cobra at Paulton's Park. They're
like a custom designed wild mouse that encompasses helixes and sweeping
drops in the layout. They're some of my favourite family coasters. When you
add the fact it's an enclosed coaster with a horror theme, it ranked as one
of the more exciting ideas I've heard for a new ride for a while.
this I went in with high expectations, and not only were they met, they were
exceeded. The coaster was thrilling with an exciting varied layout with no
dull spots. Even the second hill lift was exciting, thanks to the speed
you're propelled up it like a family power launched coaster. You could place
this ride on a blank plot and it would be a good ride.
far from an unthemed ride though. It starts in the queue with some great
scenes to set up the plot of you helping Van Helsing fight off a hoard of
demons when the gates of hell open. This leads to the ride itself that takes
place among some great sets, and includes a number of monster attacks as the
cars speeds around the track.
could almost turn everything here in to a passable dark ride without the
This ranks as one of the better family coasters I've done. It's a rare
example of a family coaster that also ranks as a top level signature
coaster. I hope other parks take notice, because something like this would
be a great addition to a lot of parks. It's enough on it's own to justify a
visit to the park if you're ever in the area.