Latest News

Back to Latest News back

 

Images revealed of plans for new Sydney theme park

Images revealed of plans for new Sydney theme park
July 26, 2016

Colourful images of the Worlds of Wonder theme park set for Sydney’s West have been revealed in Sydney’s popular media.

The new park project, planned as a successor to the former Wonderland Sydney theme park, has been advance by Urban Estate Developments Pty Ltd owner Ammar Khan.

Khan, a successful real estate developer (and a former ride operator at Wonderland Sydney) has had a long term commitment to developing what he hopes will be largest theme park destination resort in Australia.

The development, planned to open in 2021, will also offer a watepark, hotel resort, restaurants and a shopping and entertainment precinct.

Inspite of major attractions in Sydney having had a chequered history, Sydney newspaper The Daily Telegraph enthusiastically proclaimed that the new theme park “is destined to propel Western Sydney to the nation’s top theme park destination, knocking off the Gold Coast.”

Despite having announced $1 billion in backing from United Arab Emirates-based Indian oil company last year, a site for the project has yet to be revealed.

Khan is believed to be seeking a Badgerys Creek site for the attraction.

Commenting on the proposal, attractions professional David Bakas - General Manager of the development and Walt Disney World Florida Retail Guest Service Manager - explained “90% of what I want (for the master plan) I already have.”

Bakas told The Daily Telegraph “it is kind of like having a foot but you don’t know the exact shoe size.”

Bakas' LinkedIn page reads: “Worlds of Wonder is a complete theme park resort destination including two theme parks, Sydney's Wonderlands and Sydney's Wilderlands, as well as the Sydney's Wonderfest entertainment complex and on-site, themed resort hotels with year-round water park facilities.”

Click here to read The Daily Telegraph’s article.

Images: Artist's impressions of the new attraction (top and middle) and Ammar Khan at the former Wonderland Sydney (below).

12th July 2016 - DOWNSIZED PLANS SUBMITTED FOR CONTROVERSIAL CHINESE CULTURAL PARK ON NSW CENTRAL COAST

12th December 2015 - 30TH ANNIVERSARY OF OPENING OF AUSTRALIA’S WONDERLAND

11th December 2015 - AUSTRALIANS LOVE THEME PARK VISITS

12th November 2015 - WANDA GROUP PLAN NEW GOLD COAST THEME PARK

17th September 2015 - PLANNED SYDNEY THEME PARK REPORTS $1 BILLION INVESTMENT BACKING

5th October 2015 - LUNA PARK SYDNEY CELEBRATES 80 YEARS

8th September 2015 - CAGE FREE WESTERN SYDNEY ZOO TO BRING VISITORS ‘FACE TO FACE’ WITH ANIMALS

10th March 2014 - WET’N'WILD SYDNEY VISITATION HITS OTHER NSW ATTRACTIONS

15th March 2012 - BID TO REVIVE OLD SYDNEY TOWN ATTRACTION

21st August 2011 - WILL AUSTRALIA EVER BUILD ANOTHER THEME PARK?


Asking a small favour
We hope that you value the news that we publish so while you're here can we ask for your support?

The news we publish at www.ausleisure.com.au is independent, credible (we hope) and free for you to access, with no pay walls and no annoying pop-up ads.

However, as an independent publisher, can we ask for you to support us by subscribing to the printed Australasian Leisure Management magazine - if you don't already do so.

Published bi-monthly since 1997, the printed Australasian Leisure Management differs from this website in that it publishes longer, in-depth and analytical features covering aquatics, attractions, entertainment, events, fitness, parks, recreation, sport, tourism and venues management.

Subscriptions cost just $90 a year.

Click here to subscribe.

 

supplier directory

The Complete Guide to Leisure Industry Products & Services.

See the directory see all

TouchCloud Global

Activating skyscapes for tourism, art, leisure and living TouchCloud Global (TCg) is a highly specialised international consultancy, broker and principal, devoted solely to activating and energising…

read more

Attractions / Consultants / Recreation / Safety / Tourism

 
 

AEROBIC MICROPHONES AUSTRALIA

Aerobic Microphones Australia provides audio products for the fitness industry. Products include the sweat resistant Cyclemic and Aeromic headworn microphones and pouchbelts that are made in…

read more

Fitness / Technology

 
 

AAC ID SOLUTIONS

AAC ID Solutions is a leading supplier of identification access wristbands, barcoded wristband tickets, lanyards, membership products and RFID solutions for events and venues, working with thousands…

read more

Access / Marketing / Safety / Ticketing

 
 

SENtag

Developed in Europe, this innovative system offers a safety management solution for swimming pools that checks individual swimmers via their wristband - monitoring their depth and time. Sensors…

read more

Aquatics / Hospitality / Safety / Technology / Waterparks

 
 

Altitude Training Systems

Also at 3 Squill Place, Arndell Park NSW 2148 ATS are global leaders in altitude training and research. From mask systems and inflatable tents to simulated altitude facilities, we help…

read more

Fitness / Sport / Technology

 
 

PRIAVA

About Priava's Technology -  Priava is a cloud-based and centralised venue and event management system aimed at venues of all sizes. With its familiar and easy-to-use web interface, the…

read more

Attractions / Billing / Entertainment / Events / Technology

 
 

LANDER & ROGERS

Lander & Rogers' Sports Business Group is the leading sports law practice in Australia, representing over 150 national and international sporting bodies. Our clients include international…

read more

Legal

 
 

Australian Innovative Systems

Australian Innovative Systems (AISystems) is a multi-award winning, Australian owned leader in the design, production and supply of commercial and residential chlorine generators and water…

read more

Aquatics / Safety / Technology

 
 
 
 

get listed with our suppliers directory

Get your business noticed in our targeted directory. Viewed by 10,000 industry professionals per week!

list your business