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Home / Rides - Himalaya



Name Himalaya
Category Thrill Ride
Type Spinny
Park Area Dragon Island
First Year 2000
Replaced Riverview Carousel
Dispatch Rate INFO NEEDED
Ride Duration INFO NEEDED
About the Ride Info Box

Himalaya is a spinning ride located on Dragon Island. It opened in 2000, replacing the Riverview Carousel.


Not the first Himalaya

This is not the first Himalaya the park has had. The first one was acquired from Riverview Park and was located under the pavilion that leads the way to Outlaw Gulch. (True?)


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