Chessington announces new Croc Drop ride opening this spring where guests plummet 25m into ‘cursed crocodile mouth’


CHESSINGTON World of Adventures has revealed their new ride opening this spring.

Croc Drop, as a consequence of open on the attraction later this yr, will drop riders from 25m within the air.

Chessington has revealed their new ride opening later this year


Chessington has revealed their new ride opening later this yrCredit score: Chessington World of Adventures

Assembly the riders on the backside would be the jaws of a “cursed crocodile” referred to as Sobek, who’s the traditional Egyptian Crocodile God.

It’s the first new ride for the Surrey theme park since 2013.

Tim Harrison-Jones, Divisional Director at Chessington World of Adventures Resort, stated: “We’re thrilled to announce our NEW ride, Croc Drop – it’s going to be an awesome addition to our Theme Park, which together with our Zoo and Resort Accommodations are quickly closed till it’s applicable to reopen, as we adhere to Authorities steerage in response to COVID-19. 

“The one-of-a-kind drop tower has been over two years within the making and is nearing closing development in our Land, Forbidden Kingdom – simply on the sight of it, not to mention the thrilling ride itself, guests’ jaws will drop.”

The park remains closed due to the UK lockdown


The park stays closed because of the UK lockdownCredit score: Ian Whittaker – The Solar

Guests have to be a minimal top of 1.2m to ride.

Nonetheless, the park stays closed because of the UK lockdown as all non-essential journey is banned.

Chessington is but to provide an official opening date though many theme parks are hoping to open in time for the 2021 season subsequent month.

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There are another thrilling rides coming to the UK later this yr as effectively – Legoland’s new World of Legendary Creatures hopes to open by spring.

Many rides and lands which hoped to open final yr have been delayed to this yr – a new Fifties themed land at Paultons Park referred to as Twister Springs and Alton Towers Gangsta Granny ride based mostly on the David Walliams books.

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