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Taipan

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roller coaster
Taipan
Taipan 01.jpg
The roller coaster in 2014
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Australia
Location Travelling
Status Operating
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Sea World
Location Surfers Paradise, Queensland, Australia
Operated 1982 to May 2002
Statistics
Manufacturer S.D.C.
Type Steel
Model / product Galaxi (large)
Riders per train 8
Propulsion Chain lift hill
Inversions0
HELP

Taipan is a travelling steel roller coaster located in Australia.

History[edit | edit source]

The roller coaster opened in 1982 at Sea World and was called Wild Wave Rollercoaster. It was later renamed Thrillseeker. It was closed in May 2002.

Since it left Sea World, the roller coaster was repainted and now travels in Australia.

Design[edit | edit source]

Trains[edit | edit source]

2 cars per train. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in 2 rows for a total of 8 riders per train.

Etymology[edit | edit source]

A taipan is a type of snake in Australia. It is considered to be one of the most deadly snakes.

External links[edit | edit source]

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    Taipan on the Roller Coaster DataBase.