Photo TR: Walibi Holland (Lost Gravity)

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Photo TR: Walibi Holland (Lost Gravity)

Postby JordyC » Sat Mar 26, 2016 6:55 am

Hello everyone!

On 25 March 2016, I went to Walibi Holland to check out their new coaster for 2016; Lost Gravity. But that's not the only reason why I visited this park *Cough Goliath Cough*
Walibi Holland is a great park that focuses a lot on teenagers. It is not really a Theme Park, although some of their rides are really well themed. But enough talking, let's check it out!

EDIT: I'm sorry, but there was something wrong with the pics. I hope everything is okay now.

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Welcome to Six Flags Holland! Woops, I mean Walibi World. No no, Walibi Holland...

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The park looks nice, unfortunately the weather wasn't that great.. It was drizzling all day.

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First ride of the day; Xpress: Platform 13

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It's a Vekoma Launch Coaster. It has nearly the same layout as the "Rock 'n' Roller Coaster" models at the Disney Parks.

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Pretty hard to take some good photos of this coaster.

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The ride was fun, but I still prefer the Disney model.

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The gardens tour, if you need a tour through the gardens..

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The Mainstreet, with the giant Ferris wheel.

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It is bigger than I thought (That's what she said)

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They have a Rapid River!

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I didn't make this photo for the boats..

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A mexican flat ride thingy..

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Next up, the Vekoma SLC of the park..

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El Condor!

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It was the prototype of the SLC's. Do I have to say more?

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It is definitely not the smoothest SLC out there..

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At least it looks good with the fresh paint. I like!

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I was happy when I made it to this point of the ride, because then I knew I survived..

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Some bumper cars.

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Space Shot! A fun S&S Power Tower, with some good airtime at the top.

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Launching!

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The moment when your heart starts beating faster..

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GOLIATH!

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Intamin knows how to make good coasters. Fast, great airtime and an amazing layout.

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Climbing Goliath's lift hill.

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For those cable lift enthusiasts out there.

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Empty station.

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I absolutely *LOVE* this coaster!

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Rain doesn't stop Goliath!

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Aaaaaand into the brakes.

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HAIRTIME!

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Still the best coaster in this park, by far.

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Robin Hood, the wooden coaster of the park.

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It is a Vekoma woodie. Only 3 of those woodies were built.

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First drop.

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It is a bumpy ride.

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Vekoma + wood = not that smooth..

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Bit of airtime here and there.

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The ride was fun and that's what it's all about, right?

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Excalibur; another Huss Topspin

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The park is beautiful.

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They also have a log flume, called Crazy River.

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Station of the ride.

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The double drop is a lot of fun!

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Next coaster: Drako.

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It's a Zierer Tivoli. What more do I have to say?

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Tomahawk.

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Walibi Play Land, the kids area.

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Some great theming.

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No water today, the clouds were giving us plenty of it.

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Splash Battle.

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Next up, Speed of Sound.

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One of the best looking Vekoma Boomerangs out there, in my opinion.

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It has a tunnel, and it is random.

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Cobraroll, gotta love it.

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It has those new trains with a vest restraint.

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Underneath the loop.

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I actually really liked it! It's one of the better ones.

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Loop the loop.

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And now, the newest coaster of the park.

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With its funky colors and weird theming..

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Lost Gravity!

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Mack Rides is really showing what they are capable of.

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I was expecting more from this turn, but it was just nice and slow.

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The first half of the ride has some great airtime!

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I like those new trains.

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The outer seats are defintely the best ones.

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The first drop is really disorientating, and that's a good thing!!

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Lost Gravity through the trees.

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The first half is about speed. While the second half is a lot 'calmer'.

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Some strange theming..

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Trees upside down, why not?

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The part after the MCBR focuses a lot more on inversions and the hangtime.

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Some cool effects while you are passing the Zero-G Roll.

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It looks very good! Love it.

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Some great airtime is all we need.

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The ride is smooth, not quite like a B&M, but it's getting close.

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Hmm..

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Running out of captions.

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I love the trains!

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Coming out of the Dive drop.

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Really, the outer seats are the best!

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Some great hangtime!

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You can get really close to the ride.

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Coming out of the Zero-G Roll.

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This strange element felt uhm.. Weird, I guess? But it was fun!

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Random people having a good time!

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Great ride!

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Yes, you can use containers to theme a coaster!

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What a beauty!

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A closer look at this weird element thingy..

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Best seat? The outer left one in the back.

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It is a lot of fun!

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Mack & Walibi did a pretty awesome job! Well done!

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One last photo of Lost Gravity.


I hope you guys enjoyed it!
Last edited by JordyC on Sat Mar 26, 2016 1:48 pm.
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Re: Photo TR: Walibi Holland (Lost Gravity)

Postby SharkTums » Sat Mar 26, 2016 9:17 am

Thanks for the report!

The trains really do look weird on Lost Gravity with people in them! Almost look wrong! Excited to visit this summer (and not ride the SLC!)

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Re: Photo TR: Walibi Holland (Lost Gravity)

Postby rcjp » Sat Mar 26, 2016 9:39 am

Nice report! Lost gravity looks like a fun funky ride and given the other coasters they have I'm starting to feel the need to visit the park.
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Re: Photo TR: Walibi Holland (Lost Gravity)

Postby RyanTPM » Sat Mar 26, 2016 9:44 am

Really good report, certainly made a good read!

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Re: Photo TR: Walibi Holland (Lost Gravity)

Postby Superbatboy » Sat Mar 26, 2016 10:00 am

Great photos! Gives a perspective of the park i've never seen, it's a very quirky looking park and LG fits in perfectly from what I can see.
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Re: Photo TR: Walibi Holland (Lost Gravity)

Postby tanthonyam » Sat Mar 26, 2016 11:47 pm

It's a Mack? Looks like a Gerstlauer at first glance. Very similar to THE SMILER. Love that extreme first drop!

Here is a video from Youtube.

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Re: Photo TR: Walibi Holland (Lost Gravity)

Postby KBrylczyk » Sun Mar 27, 2016 12:58 am

Nice photos! I can't believe people are actually riding the rapids ride in March in Holland. They truly are insane, haha.
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Re: Photo TR: Walibi Holland (Lost Gravity)

Postby RCT3Bross » Sun Mar 27, 2016 4:31 am

KBrylczyk wrote:Nice photos! I can't believe people are actually riding the rapids ride in March in Holland. They truly are insane, haha.

I was there the same day and rode the log flume, it was great a boat all to myself and no queue. :p
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Re: Photo TR: Walibi Holland (Lost Gravity)

Postby Murfie » Sun Mar 27, 2016 4:59 pm

^Same goes for the general theming of the park. With Platform 13 and Lost Gravity they are going for pretty much random theming compared to old stuff like Robin Hood that's still around from earlier..

Thanks for the cool report! The new coaster actually looks better in these pics than the ones I saw before, I'm definitely gonna check it out myself in the next few months. I wonder how the GP is gonna respond to it and where it's gonna rank in terms of popularity.

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Re: Photo TR: Walibi Holland (Lost Gravity)

Postby JordyC » Mon Mar 28, 2016 5:34 am

rcjp wrote:Nice report! Lost gravity looks like a fun funky ride and given the other coasters they have I'm starting to feel the need to visit the park.


You won't be disappointed! It is a great park with some very good coasters.

RCT3Bross wrote:Great Photo's I love the joke about the park's name they really can't choose.


Thanks! Haha, exactly! Most people still call it Six Flags. :lol:

Murfie wrote:The new coaster actually looks better in these pics than the ones I saw before, I'm definitely gonna check it out myself in the next few months.


Thanks! And yes, it is totally worth it! It is a good coaster; a crazy first drop and some good airtime. It is not as good as Goliath though, but it is pretty hard to beat that anyway.

Murfie wrote:I wonder how the GP is gonna respond to it and where it's gonna rank in terms of popularity.


On the day I went, I heard nothing but positive comments from the GP. I think it's going to be a very popular ride!
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1. Taron - Phantasialand 2. Helix - Liseberg 3. Expedition GeForce - Holiday Park 4. Schwur des Kärnan - Hansa Park 5. Blue Fire Megacoaster - Europa-Park 6. Goliath - Walibi Holland 7. Silver Star - Europa-Park 8. Balder - Liseberg 9. Lost Gravity - Walibi Holland 10. Flug der Dämonen - Heide Park

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