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World's Best Theme Parks - Part II

Updated on December 30, 2009

Hershey Park

Hershey park is located in Hershey, Pennsylvania on 110 acres of beautiful grounds. The park is one of the top amusement parks in the US and Hershey park rides and attractions include eight roller coaster rides, six water rides, the great bear, looping roller coaster, wooden roller coaster and more than 20 kiddie rides. Hershey Park admission also includes entry into Zoo America. Besides Hershey park and Zoo America you can also go to Hershey's chocolate world. Hershey Park rides are fun for all ages so take your family and have a blast during this summer.

Hershey Park
Hershey Park

Ratanga Junction

Ratanga is a fantastic playground with something exciting for everyone. It is situated in Century City, Cape Town, South Africa. Experience the great selection of rides for adults and children. Thrill seekers will love the hair-raising Cobra roller coaster or the 18.5 meter drop down Monkey Falls. A rider ticket allows unlimited access on all of the 30 rides. The evening entertainment includes spectacular laser shows and live performances from comedy to cabaret and dance parties. There are also a variety of restaurants, shops, pubs and the Casablanca MegaVu cinema, which features 3D movies on a giant screen. Be prepared for a fun-filled day.

cobra Ride in Ratanga Junction
cobra Ride in Ratanga Junction

Seaworld

Seaworld is a chain of marine mammal parks in the United States. The parks feature captive orca, sea lion, and dolphin shows and zoological displays featuring various other marine animals. The parks' icon is Shamu, the Orca. There are located in Orlando, Florida; San Diego, California; San Antonio, Texas. SeaWorld parks also feature a variety of thrill rides, including roller coasters like Kraken at SeaWorld Orlando and Steel Eel and The Great White at SeaWorld San Antonio. Journey to Atlantis, a combination roller coaster and splashdown ride, can be found at all three US parks

Seaworld
Seaworld

Sesame Place


Sesame Place is the nation’s only theme park based on the popular television series "Sesame Street".  Sesame Place is located in Langhorne, PA. (30 minutes north of Philadelphia and 90 minutes south of New York City). In addition to amusements like Vapor Trail, the park’s first roller coaster; and Nets ‘n’ Climb, a three-story climbing apparatus, youngsters will enjoy more than 50 play elements, live stage shows and a water park. It began as a 3-acre theme park  has now grown to be a 14-acre must-see destination for children across the country. It is a place where you’ll discover that sometimes, the best part of their childhood is rediscovering yours.


In 2009 Sesame Place is introducing Count’s Splash Castle, a multi-level interactive water attraction with exciting, hands-on entertainment for the entire family to enjoy. The attraction features more than 90 play elements, including: a 1,000-gallon, eight-foot tipping bucket, multiple water slides, water curtains, hydro blasters, bubbler jets, water wheels and much more!

Sesame Place
Sesame Place
Count’s Splash Castle in Sesame Place
Count’s Splash Castle in Sesame Place

Universal Studios

You’re the star at Universal Studios, the number one movie and TV based theme park in the world. At this real film and television studio you’ll go behind the scenes, beyond the screen and right into the action of your favourite movies. Universal Studio is located in 2 places in USA. One is in LAs Angeles, California & the other is in Orlando, Florida. Plunge into darkness as you encounter scarab beetles, fireballs & more as you face the ancient curse of Revenge of the Mummy the Ride. Take aim and zap aliens in Men In Black Alien Attack, an interactive ride where you compete against other players and your score determines the ending.

Join forces with the Terminator 3D in a battle to prevent mankind's extinction at the cold, steel hands of futuristic cyborgs. You're gonna need a bigger boat! Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water. a giant fin slices through the waves and you're suddenly face to face with three tons of Great White fury in Jaws. Hold on as ceilings collapse, subway cars crash, and gasoline trucks explode in an authentic Earthquake registering 8.3 on the Richter Scale. Shrek 4D features an original 3D film, plus an extra dimension of special effects through the miracle of OgreVision. You see, hear and actually FEEL the action right from your seat! If you love motion simulator rides, you'll love Shrek 4D and loads more.

In 2010 Universal Studio is going come up with its new ride "Harry Potter"

Spiderman Ride in Universal Studios
Spiderman Ride in Universal Studios

Jurassic Park Ride Universal Studios Hollywood

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