General Park News - Nothing to report at this time.
2013 - The Storm, New Coaster and More - (4/24/13) Parksmania has posted new POV videos showing off several of Etnaland’s new attractions: the Etnaland Tower, Eldorado (the first S&S Mine Train which looks to be very good) and The Storm (Mack).
(4/12/13) A write up about the new Etnaland has been posted to TheParks.it, scroll down to the bottom to find the English version.
(3/27/13) TheParks.it has posted some of the first pictures I’ve seen of Etnaland’s new Shot & Drop tower ride this week. Enjoy!
(3/14/13) A few new pictures from inside Etnaland have been posted to CoasterCommunity this week showing off a number of the park’s new attractions.
(2/20/13) One of the stranger animated promotional videos for a new coaster has been posted for The Storm at Etnaland. At first it looks like a horror film... then evolves into something that looks like a Guitar Hero video game... only to find out that its for a roller coaster. Weird.... check it out below. The Storm will open April 20th, 2013.
(1/14/13) A new video from Parksmania about Etnaland’s new coaster project (with English subtitles) was added this week.
(1/7/13) A new preview video of the new Etnaland Theme Park has been posted by our friends at Parksmania (audio in Italian). Check it out below, and stick around until the end to get a full POV video of the new Mack Coaster.
(10/16/12) A video interview with Etnaland about the park’s new construction projects was posted by Parksmania with English subtitles and embedded below. This includes some of the first looks into that creepy Haunted School dark ride where you ride in giant school desks and answer questions with buttons on the desk.
(8/2/12) The track work for the Mine Train at Etnaland is now complete according to Parksmania. If I’m not mistaken, this will be the first ever Mine Train style coaster to come from S&S.
(7/20/12) Mack has posted an official POV video of Etnaland’s new coaster, The Storm, in action. Check it out below.
(7/11/12) ParksMania has spotted the train for The Storm making a test run on the track at Etnaland, test riders and all. Check it out.
(7/9/12) According to the latest report at RollerCoasterRevolution, the construction on the track for Etnaland’s 2013 Mack coaster was completed very recently. New pictures can be found here.
(7/2/12) The LA Times has a report listing several attractions expected to be part of the new Etnaland expansion by 2013. The list includes the coasters (Mack and S&S) we’ve been following the construction of already, a dark ride, a Mack Twist ‘N Splash, an S&S tower ride, half a dozen or more Zamperla flat rides and more. They allude to the fact that Etnaland’s new amusement park section may actually require a separate admission fee when it opens.
(6/21/12) New pictures showing off what seems to be a new mine train coaster under construction at the park has been posted to CoasterCommunity. According to RCDB, the park’s second coaster will be an uknown design from S&S Worldwide, standing just under 69 feet tall and the look of the track appears to be an evolution of their El Loco track design.
(5/15/12) A few more pictures of The Storm have been posted to CoasterCommunity.
(5/12/12) Construction is moving ahead full steam at Etnaland on the park’s Mack coaster which wont open until the 2013 season. The coaster will be named The Storm and you can see from the pictures posted at TheParks.IT and RollerCoasterRevolution that it is already well under way by this point.
(4/6/12) New details about the Mack coaster coming to Etnaland can be found at ParksMania this week, including the layout of the ride. It will be 800 meters long, 32 meters tall and feature a 70 degree first drop. The coaster has been named The Storm, and is expected to be ready for the 2013 season.
(2/27/12) Word from our sources is that Etnaland’s new Mack launched coaster, is now set to open in 2013. Look for this to be a unique new design and not a copy of Blue Fire.
(5/4/11) According to the latest word at RollerCoasterRevolution, Etnaland is said to have confirmed that a Mega Light Coaster from Mack is in development.
(4/19/11) According to Roller Coaster Revolution, the expected European version of Mack’s launched coaster system (Blue Fire) may be going to Etnaland, a small park in Italy, for the 2012 season. In fact, even RCDB has the park confirmed to get some kind of coaster from Mack in 2012.
You may remember hearing about this park last year when they added Jungle Splash, a new flume ride, to a park that just is not your normal kind of theme park. You’ve got to see their website to understand, but they’ve got a crazy looing individual stand-up aerial tram ride, waterslides, dinosaurs and more.