Photo TR: Seabreeze

or Derek and Nicole do it in 40 minutes!
Users viewing this topic: No registered users and 0 guests
Archived Photo Trip Reports of Theme Parks, Roller Coasters, and Donkeys!
I'm the gyro!
User avatar
 
Posts: 5927
Joined: 19 Feb 2005
Location: Wandering the world for tacos
Gender: Male
Age: 39

Photo TR: Seabreeze

Postby DerekRx » Sun Jul 23, 2006 12:51 pm

So since I've never been there, wanted to see the woman, and had to get to Albany to see family anyway that weekend, I decided to make Seabreeze a good place to visit this weekend. The 5 hour drive on Friday night wasn't bad, but the weather on Saturday was. Rained the whole day in the area, which was good for lite crowds, but not if you wanted to enjoy the park. We ended up doing all the coasters and then left, as I didn't want to be too wet for my 3 hour drive.

The park reminds me of Waldameer. Little park, lots of classic rides, couple of coasters, both with spinning Mauer Sohnes, etc. Waldameer seems like a more complete park, but as of right now Seabreeze has the better coaster selection, as Bobsled is just weird and fun, and Jack Rabbit is way better than Comet. Will this be the case once Waldameer gets RF2?

I also attempted to go to Sylvan Beach outside of Syracuse on my way to Albany, but the park was closed because of the weather.
Seabreeze28.jpg
So here's Seabreeze, in all its wetness
Seabreeze02.jpg
Through the turnstyle and Nicole is already not digging the rain
Seabreeze03.jpg
First stop, quirky Bobsled with its steel track, wooden frame, and bad capacity
Seabreeze04.jpg
It looks like it used to be a side friction coaster
Seabreeze08.jpg
Only 2 cars are allowed on the track at a time, and only 2 people per car when its raining, so the wait was the longest of the day
Seabreeze09.jpg
Which was still only like 15 minutes, but there were only like 15 people in front of us!
Seabreeze11.jpg
If Balder is a steel coaster, is this a woodie? :)
Seabreeze07.jpg
Next up is Whirlwind, the spinning coaster
Seabreeze10.jpg
Though not as good as Dragon's Fury, its still a load of fun!
Seabreeze12.jpg
And still has a moment of "90 degrees!"
Seabreeze14.jpg
We spun pretty good, probably because once again they were only allowing 2 people per car because of the rain.
Seabreeze15.jpg
The park also has a nice carousel
Seabreeze16.jpg
And a classic cuddle up, but since it wasn't covered, we didn't ride it
Seabreeze17.jpg
Ooooh, Gyrosphere, the best musty smelling indoor Scrambler in Rochester
Seabreeze18.jpg
The park has some bumper cars, which are used for bumping French Canadians who try to invade our country
Seabreeze19.jpg
Yup, mini-Tumblebug. In 50 years it will turn into a real Tumblebug and Todd Long will try to save it
Seabreeze21.jpg
"I go upside down, gimme some candy!"
Seabreeze20.jpg
The train and the log flume go through the same pond area
Seabreeze23.jpg
The flumey flume has an olden classican looken to its droppenen
Seabreeze22.jpg
Jack Rabbit was a surprisenly good woodie, even the girl who didn't know it was only 70 out wanted to reride
Seabreeze25.jpg
Not the greatest trains on the planet, but still lots of fun considering how old it is
Seabreeze27.jpg
The rain really helped speed up the ride, but also really hurt when we rode in the front. Next time I'll wear glasses, thanks!
Seabreeze13.jpg
No Bear Trax for us, guess we'll have to save that for when we have children
Seabreeze29.jpg
And so, 40 minutes later we were finished with the park, and off to get dry near the mall!
All clear....

Dispatch, enjoy your ride.

Derek
Image

Hot Potato!
User avatar
 
Posts: 924
Joined: 02 Apr 2005
Location: Lowell, MA
Gender: Male
Age: 42

Postby sfne2005 » Sun Jul 23, 2006 1:07 pm

"Derek and Nicole do it in 40 minutes"....
Boy, thats like 10 times longer than in England roomy! Nice job! :lmao:
Image[/url]

Hot Coaster Chick!
User avatar
 
Posts: 5558
Joined: 30 Sep 2005
Location: Virginia
Gender: Female
Age: 35

Postby niiicolaaah » Sun Jul 23, 2006 1:59 pm

^Haha! When did you get so funny, Rich? ;)

Great photos, Derek, despite the crappy weather. Your new camera must be magical! :)

I had lots of fun, even though it rained the entire 40 minutes we were there. ;) I probably would have wanted to stay longer had I not just visited the park back in May and already ridden everything I wanted to ride... Except the log flume! Oh well, it looks stupid anyway. I just want to see if there's anything cool in the tunnel (I know there isn't).

=)
Parks: 71| Wood: 68 | Steel: 272 | Total Coasters: 340 | States: 23| Countries: 6

What I do and who I am
User avatar
 
Posts: 1178
Joined: 19 Feb 2005
Location: Ocoee, FL
Gender: Male
Age: 54

Postby pianojohn » Sun Jul 23, 2006 5:40 pm

Wow! I had not seen pics of the park since I was there in 1984 after the ACE Coaster Con at Crystal Beach (showing my age!) I do remember the Jack Rabbit had different trains, and the log ride's drop was like a 60 degree angle!

Glad you had fun!

Tatsu Ate My Homework!
User avatar
 
Posts: 360
Joined: 17 Nov 2005
Location: Santa Monica, California
Gender: Male
Age: 28

Postby sixflagsmagicmountain » Sun Jul 23, 2006 7:38 pm

Whirlwind looks fun, I still haven't been on a spinning coaster. :x

Born when stamps were 2 cents
 
Posts: 3386
Joined: 18 Aug 2005
Location: Three miles south of nightly fireworks!
Gender: Male
Age: 56

Postby OldJJman » Sun Jul 23, 2006 7:52 pm

I'm surprised it took you 40 minutes!!

How wet did Nicole get??? :lmao:


JJ

Obsessive Overlord of the TPR Park Index
 
Posts: 17865
Joined: 17 Aug 2005
Location: Staten Island, New York
Gender: Male
Age: 52

Postby larrygator » Sun Jul 23, 2006 9:20 pm

I know that you know this, but you didn't miss much at Sylvan Beach. I did it alone in 25 minutes.
Insert joke here...

Former captain of the Arrow bus.
User avatar
 
Posts: 7081
Joined: 12 Jun 2005
Location: Gainesville, Florida
Gender: Male
Age: 46

Postby Erik Johnson » Sun Jul 23, 2006 9:28 pm

niiicolaaah wrote:^Haha! When did you get so funny, Rich? ;)

Great photos, Derek, despite the crappy weather. Your new camera must be magical! :)

I had lots of fun, even though it rained the entire 40 minutes we were there. ;) I probably would have wanted to stay longer had I not just visited the park back in May and already ridden everything I wanted to ride... Except the log flume! Oh well, it looks stupid anyway. I just want to see if there's anything cool in the tunnel (I know there isn't).

=)


Oh good, you already had these credits. I was scared that it might be impossible to actually top your count this year. Though you are hanging out with Derek, so he may make sure you still have more than me by the end of the year.... :lolr:

Idiot.
User avatar
 
Posts: 1618
Joined: 17 Jun 2005
Location: Somewhere in the US
Gender: Male

Postby waterviper » Sun Jul 23, 2006 9:58 pm

OldJJman wrote:I'm surprised it took you 40 minutes!!

How wet did Nicole get??? :lmao:


JJ


This statement can have a completely different "meaning"!!! :lmao:
Unless this is exactly what your "meaning" was!! ;)
Im your Huckleberry!

Hot Coaster Chick!
User avatar
 
Posts: 5558
Joined: 30 Sep 2005
Location: Virginia
Gender: Female
Age: 35

Postby niiicolaaah » Mon Jul 24, 2006 4:05 am

Jeff: Very wet. And I loved every second! :lmao:

Erik: I will have way more credits than you by the end of the season! How many do you have now anyway?
Parks: 71| Wood: 68 | Steel: 272 | Total Coasters: 340 | States: 23| Countries: 6

Next

Return to Photo Trip Report Archive

Who is online

Users viewing this topic: No registered users and 0 guests

These pages are in no way affiliated with nor endorsed by SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment, Cedar Fair, Legoland, Merlin Entertainment,
Blackstone, Tussaud's Group, Six Flags, Universal Theme Parks, the Walt Disney Company or any other theme park company.

All onride photos and videos on this website were taken with the permission of the park by a professional ride photographer.
For yours  and others safety, please do not attempt to take photos or videos at parks without proper permission.

Disclaimer!  You need a sense of humor to view our site, 
if you don't have a sense of humor, or are easily offended, please turn back now!
Most of the content on this forum is suitable for all ages. HOWEVER!
There may be some content that would be considered rated "PG-13."
Theme Park Review is NOT recommended for ages under 13 years of age.

cron