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Photo TR : Copenhagen, Bakken, Tivoli Gardens, Bon Bon Land

Postby Groteslurf » Sun Jun 06, 2010 7:53 am

It's been about 3 years now since I last bought Plopsa funcard for me & my kids. But with the new Plopsa park opening in the Netherlands and the included Phantasialand entry, I bought again Plopsa annual passes. Good thing is these passes remain valid for (more than) 1 calendaryear. On my funcard which I bought yesterday, the mentioned expiry date is June 23, 2011, meaning that I will be able to visit the Plopsaparks again beginning of next season with the same annual pass. Besides the free entry & parking to all 4 Plopsaparks and the free entry to Phantasialand, you get 50 % off on the regular entrance price to Moviepark Germany, and a dozen other zoo parks. And when you buy the funcards online, you get another 16 euro discount (59 euro iso the regular 75 euro). So it is quite a good deal.

I intend to put all the parks we'll visit in the next year with the funcard in this same photo TR (+ some other random cool stuff)

Update : that was the initial plan. I decided to keep on posting my TR's in this thread. Links to every TR can be found here below.

Let's start with Plopsa Coo
page 1 : Plopsa Coo (part 1this post) part 2 part 3
page 2 : WTCC Zolder
page 2 : Ed Kowalczyk
page 2 : Plopsa Indoor Hasselt
page 3 : Club TPR at De Efteling
page 3 : Tour de France passing by in front of my door
page 4 : Hotel Matamba & Ling Bao (Phantasialand)
page 4 : Phantasialand
page 4 : Black Mamba birdeye view videos
page 5 : Hotel Santa Isabel (Europapark)
page 5 : Europapark
page 5 : Domaine des Trois Forêts (Centerparcs)
page 5 : Tall Ships Race
page 5 : Dodentocht/March of death
page 6 : Singing in the rain
page 6 : Aquatopia
page 6 : Plopsaland part 1 part 2
page 6 : Earth Explorer
page 6 : Boudewijn Seapark
page 6 : Bobbejaanland
page 7 : Giants video
page 7 : Gulliver's travels
page 7/8 : Disneyland Paris part 1 part 2 part 3
page 8 : U2 360° Brussels videos pictures more videos
page 10 : Port of Antwerp
page 10 : Fort Fun
page 10 : Hansa Park
page 10 : Heide Park
page 10/11 : Serengeti Park part 1 part 2
page 11 : Serengeti Aqua Safari videos
page 11 : Heide Park's Hotel Port Royal
page 11 : Zoo Safari & Hollywoodpark Stukenbrock
page 12 : Video of the insane waterride at Stukenbrock
page 12 : Alpine Center Bottrop
page 12 : CentrO (last operating days)
page 12 : Movie Park Germany
page 13 : Horror Fest @ MPG
page 14 : Acerta Ekiden Marathon
page 14 : Sinner's Day 2010 pictures
page 14 : Sinner's Day 2010 videos
page 14 : Halloween @ Walibi Belgium
page 14 : X-mas snow run
page 14 : Captain's dinner
page 15 : Zim Antwerp
page 15 : Billybird park Hemelrijk
page 16 : Dippie Doe Park
page 16 : Marky Ramone's Blitzkrieg
page 16 : Toverland
page 17 : Lunapark
page 17 : Kings Dominion
page 18 : Busch Gardens Williamsburg
page 19 : Bowcraft / NYC
page 19 : Coney Island
page 19 : Quassy
page 19 : Lake Compounce
page 20 : Six Flags New England
page 20 : Palace Playland
page 20 : Funtown Splashtown
page 21 : Canobie Lake Park
page 21 : Montreal alchohol exchange
page 22 : La Ronde
page 22 : Great Escape
page 22 : Magic Forest
page 23 : Jenkinson's Boardwalk
page 23 : Casino Pier boardwalk
page 23 : Fun Town Amusement Pier
page 23 : Blackbeard's Cave
page 23 : Six Flags Great Adventure
page 23 : Port Aventura
page 24 : Port Aventura part II
page 24 : Linkerwoofer & Laundry Day
page 24 : Rainbow Magicland
page 24 : Cavallino Matto
page 25 : Fiabilandia
page 26 : Mirabilandia
page 27 : Gardaland
page 28 : Gardaland Sealife Center
page 28 : Medieval Times
page 29 : Movieland Park
page 30 : Europark Idroscalo
page 31 : Leolandia Minitalia
page 31 : Walibi Holland
page 32 : Toverland events
page 32 : 1 year in 1 TR
page 32 : Toverland events
page 33 : Antwerp fairground + Parque Warner
page 33 : Benidorm
page 33 : Port Aventura and Salou
page 33 : Sunrise, Mini Europe, Breendonk, Oberhausen & XO
page 33 : Disneyland Paris
page 33 : Vilnius
page 34 : Technopolis, Toverland, Dippiedoe, Megaspeelstad
page 34 : Tomorrowland and other festivals
page 35 : Bobbejaanland
page 35 : Waterworld Lloret de Mar
page 36 : PPS Park, Platja d'Aro
page 36 : Phantasialand
page 36 : Parc Asterix, Plopsacoo and Snowworld
page 37 : Europapark
page 38 : Random year in pictures
page 38 : Phantasialand & Tomorrowland
page 39 : Island of Adventure & HHN
page 39 : Universal Studios Orlando
page 39 : Seaworld
page 39 : Animal Kingdom & Disney Quest
page 40 : Legoland & HHN
page 40 : EPCOT
page 40 : Busch Gardens Tampa & Howl O Scream
page 40 : Fun Spot USA & Old Town
page 41 : Disney's Hollywood Studios
page 41 : Epcot & Teppan Edo
page 41 : Magic Kingdom
page 42 : Plopsaland opening day 2014
page 42 : Copenhagen, Bakken, Tivoli Gardens, Bon Bon Land
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For all you not living in the Benelux, this is Mega Mindy ;-)
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Mega Mindy Flyer
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My daughter and her friend didn't consider themselves too cool to pose with Mega Mindy.
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Springkastelen
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Play area
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Scooters
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Meet and greet hours
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Since the park obviously isn't in the park index yet, I took pictures of the ridesigns. First ride (we skipped), the carrousel.
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Autorijschool
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Vliegende fietsen
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My daughter and her friend enjoyed it.
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Nice central plaza with water fountains
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Octopus
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Some weird ones.
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You can buy points to pay per ride or get an unlimited whristband. With our annual pass we of course got the whristbands.
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Oldtimers
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Park entrance
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It's a weird ride, meant for parents with small children.
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Parking lot
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The area in which Plopsacoo is, is really nice. I would compare the atmosphere with the one in Knoebels. Very laidback.
End of part 1. Part 2 coming up within short.
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Parkmap
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Giant octopussy ...
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Attraction overview. There aren't a lot of attractions, but the park is really nice to be at. Our initial plan was to stay at Plopsacoo till early afternoon and then visit Plopsa indoor Hasselt on the way back to home in the afternoon. We stayed till late afternoon though at Plopsacoo. Plopsa indoor Hassels will be for one of the next weekends.
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Labyrinthe (maze)
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Re: Photo TR : Plopsa

Postby tiger01 » Sun Jun 06, 2010 8:30 am

Awesome TR! Can't wait for Part 2. A nice little park. I must say all parks in Europe are Amazing! =)
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Re: Photo TR : Plopsa

Postby Groteslurf » Sun Jun 06, 2010 11:18 am

Part II
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Splash
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It's a logflume.
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First lifthill
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The logflume is nothing special except for the fact that it's a 'terrain-flume'.
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It's really nice.
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Second and 'big' lifthill
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View from the lifthill on the park's only coaster.
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We're used to the quality of the water they use for waterrides, but some of you might be shocked : Sewer-the-ride.
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The mega flyer is operating in the meanwhile.
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But first time for Coaster.
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Station
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Lifthill
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Track
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The great thing about this coaster is that it's another 'terrain-ride'.
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Reriding on third row.
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Hi Beeja ;-)
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Airtimehill coming up.
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Wwwwwhhhhhiiiiiiiieeeeee !
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It's really a great ride.
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Mini pedalo's
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Didn't ride it ;-)
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The atmosphere at the park is really relaxed because of the awesome surroundings.
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My daughters (= short for my daughter and friend) rerode the logflume.
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And I joined them the ride after.
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It was a hot day, so the ride was really refreshing ..... NOT !! I immediately went to the restrooms to wash my hands and face immediately after riding Splash.
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Time to go back to the other side of the park.
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Karting
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Plopsa merchandise.
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The world famous Coo cascade. It's the Belgian version of the Niagara Falls.
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Plopsa character.
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Wildpark
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The Wildpark is a trainride through the forest. Didn't ride it this time.
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Time to get the picnic out of the car. On our way to the parking, we notice the publicity for their other parks.
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We always have lunch on top of the hill.
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And we're going up that hill in style : Zetellift.
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Every spot outside of the park (where you don't have to pay) is taken...
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... by cars from the Netherlands ??? (it's a joke my dear Dutch friends ;-) )
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I made some new friends while up in the air.
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We arrived safely at our picnic spot.
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Not that I dislike the rest of the park, but for sure this is my favorite spot in the park.
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Great views
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Going down again.
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Great views again.
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Overview of the park.
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Next attraction we are going to ride is on that hill.
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Almost there.
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Bobslee
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2 long bobsled rides.
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But first we have to go up that hill.
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You're towed backwards to the top.
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Mmmmhhhh ... wonder what would happen if the towing thingie disconnects from me all of a sudden.....
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My daughter arriving at the top.
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And we're off.
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As you can see it's another 'terrain-ride'.
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My daughters were ovviously braking a little bit more than me.
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Same on the next ride.
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Mini-golf (picture : see a little bit further)
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Doorloopweide
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Konijntjes
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I liked the carrot-pottery.
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Part III to follow.
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Re: Photo TR : Plopsa

Postby Groteslurf » Sun Jun 06, 2010 11:36 am

Part III.
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This water in any case looks cleaner.
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One ride to go : Mega Mindy Flyer.
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Mini-golf
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Central plaza
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Karting track
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"What are you going to eat tonight ?"
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I believe I can fly.
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"Let's eat fish !"
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Ok, let's catch some.
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I really enjoy places like this at themeparks.
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Thanks for reading this TR. Hope you enjoyed.

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Re: Photo TR : Plopsa

Postby sspaz1000 » Sun Jun 06, 2010 12:54 pm

Great trip report :) Thanks for sharing! That park looks really lovely, and yes it does remind me of Knoebels.


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Re: Photo TR : Plopsa

Postby Flexo83 » Sun Jun 06, 2010 1:06 pm

The park really does look like it has a certain Knoebels vibe to you, which of course is a good thing!

Great pics!

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Re: Photo TR : Plopsa

Postby Dailey Enterprizes » Sun Jun 06, 2010 3:30 pm

They probably pump the water out of the creek or lake for Splash. Parks in the U.S. used to do that quite a bit.

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Re: Photo TR : Plopsa

Postby hobbit » Mon Jun 07, 2010 2:42 am

That looks like a great happy familie with children park!
great and lots pictures !!

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Re: Photo TR : Plopsa

Postby hansrubens » Mon Jun 07, 2010 5:58 am

Great report maybe it's time for a visit...

And yes the dutch are cheap!! :lol:

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Re: Photo TR : Plopsa

Postby RoCo » Mon Jun 07, 2010 12:51 pm

Definitely one of the prettier parks I've ever seen; really nice. Yet another park to put on the Wish List... but sheesh, those Starflyers just freak me right the hell out. :lol:
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