While it’s still a bit chilly here in Ontario, Canada’s Wonderland is getting ready to open for another fantastic season. If you haven’t heard, Canada’s tallest rollercoaster called Leviathan and a Dinosaur’s Alive exhibit are set to debut this year, in addition to a few brand new entertainment offerings. Here’s an overview of the 2012 season. If you’re a Season Passholder, the preview night is on April 27. For everyone else, the park begins normal operation on May 6.
Canada’s tallest rollercoaster opens in 2012! The excitement begins on Leviathan’s first lift hill as riders climb to a record breaking height of 306 feet (93.3M) followed by an exhilarating 80 degree drop. Reaching a top speed of 148 kilometers per hour, riders will experience extreme coaster thrills on 5,486 feet (1,672M) of track that includes a series of giant camelback hills reaching heights up to 180 feet (54.9M), and an astonishing overbanked hammerhead turn at 115 degrees that will cross above the Park’s front gate at 147 feet (44.8M) high.
Visitors to Canada’s Wonderland will be transported back in time to periods between 245 million and 65 million years ago in one of the world’s largest animatronic dinosaur parks; Dinosaurs Alive! More than 40 life-sized animatronic dinosaurs set in a seven acre outdoor Jurassic themed environment will make up this first class interactive exhibit.
Cirque Ambiente- New for 2012
Team Charlie Brown- New for 2012
Start Me Up
Canada’s Wonderland presents Start Me Up – a high-energy show that showcases the swinging sounds of the 60s, 70s glam rock, and 80s power pop! We Will Rock You through decades of rockin’ history so seize your chance to jump up, get loud, and rock on in this electrifying live rock experience!
Follow the rhythms of urban acrobats having a blast while performing amazing tricks where the sky is the limit! Enjoy watching them dive and twist above the Trampoline, and fly from the 70 foot platform in this high energy, urban acrobatic show!
Join Wonderland for brilliant fireworks displays on Victoria Day weekend, Canada Day and Labour Day weekend! The shows feature over 4000 explosions and custom fireworks designed just for Canada’s Wonderland, set to a soundtracks of your favorite hits. Don’t miss out on these annual shows!
Victoria Falls High Divers
As part of the Park’s history, Victoria Falls High Divers have been performing death defying dives since 1981. Watch as divers perform acrobatic dives off a 60ft platform from Wonder Mountain’s Victoria Falls into the fountain.