Dragon Park Ha Long

Dragon Park is the largest theme park in Southeast Asia located in Ha Long, Quang Ninh, Vietnam. It opened on January 25, 2017.[1] The amusement park is part of a large resort complex known as Sun World Halong Complex that includes an aerial tramway called the Queen Cable Car, Sun Wheel — a large observation wheel, as well as gardens, restaurants, a shopping district and a family entertainment center with arcade games. The Typhoon water park opened in April 2017.[2] The park was designed in 2015 by International Theme Park Services, Inc. (Cincinnati, Ohio) in collaboration with Wyatt Design Group and Hetzel Design, both based in California.[3]

Dragon Park
Sun World Ha Long Park (49370121263).jpg
LocationHa Long, Quang Ninh, Vietnam
Coordinates20°57′20″N 107°02′59″E / 20.955479°N 107.049652°E / 20.955479; 107.049652Coordinates: 20°57′20″N 107°02′59″E / 20.955479°N 107.049652°E / 20.955479; 107.049652
OpenedJanuary 25, 2017
OwnerSun Group
Operated byParques Reunidos
AreaHa Long city of Quang Ninh province
Attractions
Roller coasters3
Websitehttp://www.sundragonpark.com/

OwnershipEdit

Dragon Park, including the SunWorld HaLong resort, is owned by Sun Group, a Vietnamese investment group that was established in 2007 and specializes in hospitality, real estate development and construction.

Roller coastersEdit

Name Type Manufacturer Model Opened Other statistics
Dragon's Run
Formerly Time Machine and Led Zeppelin: The Ride at Freestyle Music Park
Steel Bolliger & Mabillard Sitting Coaster 2017
  • Length: 3,738 ft (1,139 m)
  • Height: 150 ft (46 m)
  • Inversions: 6
  • Speed: 65 mph (105 km/h)
[4]
Mysterious Journey Steel Vekoma Junior Coaster 2017
  • Length: 1,099.1 ft (335.0 m)
  • Height: 42.7 ft (13.0 m)
  • Speed: 28.5 mph (45.9 km/h)
[5]
Little Dragon's Flight Steel Vekoma Suspended Family Coaster 2017
  • Length: 1,295.9 ft (395.0 m)
  • Height: 64.3 ft (19.6 m)
  • Speed: 34.2 mph (55.0 km/h)
[6]

AttractionsEdit

 
Crazy Crane, a Topple Tower from a French park, Walygator Parc

In addition to three roller coasters, the park has 29 rides including the drop tower, Rhino Sling; the Royal Carousel, Tow boat ride, Tea Cups, Little Dragon's Run, Circus Train and Garden Cruisers — a boat ride through tropical gardens.[7] Coming from France, the Topple Tower Tang'Or moved to Dragon Park and is named Crazy Crane.[8]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Dragon Park (Hạ Long, Quảng Ninh, Vietnam)".
  2. ^ "Typhoon Water Park - Sun World Halong Complex". Sun World. Retrieved June 7, 2018.
  3. ^ "ITPS Completes Design Services for Major Leisure Complex in Vietnam". 2015-07-28. Retrieved 2017-02-16.
  4. ^ Marden, Duane. "Dragon's Run  (Dragon Park)". Roller Coaster DataBase.
  5. ^ Marden, Duane. "Mysterious Journey  (Dragon Park)". Roller Coaster DataBase.
  6. ^ Marden, Duane. "Little Dagon's Flight  (Dragon Park)". Roller Coaster DataBase.
  7. ^ "Parques Reunidos reinforces its international expansion with opening in Vietnam of largest park in Southeast Asia". Parques Reunidos Servicios Centrales. 24 January 2017. Retrieved January 31, 2017.
  8. ^ wonderworldweb.over-blog 11-01-2015