1988 in rides

Events by year
1987 1988 in coasters 1989
1987 1988 in rides 1989

This page is for everything related to amusement rides that occurred during the year 1988.

Opened

Name Park Country Type Manufacturer Opened
Acrobat John Wesseldine (UK)
UK
Sam Ward 1988
Aqua Swing Duinrell
Netherlands
Zierer 1988
Balloon Race Everland
South Korea
Zamperla 1988
Bateau Pirate La Ronde
Canada
HUSS 1988
Beautiful Balloons New MetroLand
UK
Junior Ferris Wheel Zamperla February 1988
Bengal Rapid River Bellewaerde
Belgium
Vekoma 1988
Biggest Six Ferris Wheel Tivoli Pier
USA
Zierer 1988
Black Buccaneer Chessington World of Adventures
UK
HUSS 1988
Break Dance Piontek (Germany)
Germany
HUSS 1988
Break Dance No.1 Patricia Kinzler (Germany)
Germany
HUSS 1988
Brer Rabbit's Burrow Oakwood Theme Park
UK
Severn Lamb 1988
Cablecars Flamingo Land
UK
British Ropeway Engineering 1988
Calypso Winheim (Germany)
Germany
Mack Rides 1988
Carousel Fantasy Island Amusement Park
USA
Carousel Chance Rides 1988
Condor Morey's Piers
USA
HUSS 1988
Congo Falls Kings Island
USA
Intamin April 8, 1988
Custom Rider Speedway Norman Wallis (UK)
UK
Orton & Spooner 1988
De-Luxe Dodgem Jimmy Beach (UK)
UK
Supercar October 1988
Descente du Colorado Le Pal
France
Soquet 1988
Disco Round Everland
South Korea
HUSS 1988
Dodgems Knightly's Fun Park
UK
Lang Wheels 1988
El Paso Bobbejaanland
Belgium
Mack Rides 1988
Enterprise TusenFryd
Norway
HUSS June 11, 1988
Finkarusellen TusenFryd
Norway
Bertazzon June 11, 1988
Fisketuren Liseberg
Sweden
Mack Rides 1988
Flipper Rüdiger (Austria)
Austria
HUSS 1988
Flying Ace Balloon Race Valleyfair
USA
Zamperla 1988
Frozen Ever After Epcot
USA
Intamin AG July 5, 1988
Galion Pirate Nigloland
France
Zamperla 1988
Galleon Knoebels Amusement Park & Resort
USA
Zamperla 1988
Gyro Tower Seibuen Yuenchi
Japan
Intamin 1988
Haunted Mansion Codona's Amusement Park
UK
Tracked Dark Ride Mel Park 1988
Hell Raiser Robert Green (UK)
UK
Orton & Spooner 1988
Human Sky Everland
South Korea
Doppelmayr 1988
Joker Dorney Park
USA
Zamperla 1988
Log Flume Gulliver's Kingdom
UK
Big Country Motioneering 1988
Looping Starship Seibuen Yuenchi
Japan
Ranger Intamin 1988
Magic Carpet M&D's Scotland's Theme Park
UK
Zierer 1988
Magic Dragon Land Of Make Believe
USA
Zamperla 1988
MC-Hopp TusenFryd
Norway
Hampton Rides June 11, 1988
Mega Slide Fort Fun Amusement Park
UK
Modern Products 1988
Merirosvolaiva Linnanmäki
Finland
Modern Products 1988
Mississippi Showboat Drayton Manor Theme Park
UK
SDC June 1988
Monorail Duinrell
Netherlands
Vekoma 1988
Mr Ping's Noodle Surprise Gardaland
Italy
Mack Rides 1988
Mustekala Wasalandia
Finland
Soriani & Moser 1988
Octopus Bellewaerde
Belgium
C.A.H. 1988
Octopus Kenneth McFadden (Ireland)
Ireland
Lusse March 1988
Octopussy Castle Boudewijn Seapark
Belgium
Robles Bouso Atracciones 1988
Orbiter Anderton & Rowland (UK)
UK
Tivoli Manufacturing March 1988
Panda Party Dutch Wonderland
USA
Venture Rides 1988
Paratrooper Magic Forest
USA
Hrubetz 1988
Paratrooper Swales Bailey (UK)
UK
Bennett 1988
Peter Pan Gardaland
Italy
Mack Rides 1988
Pilvenpyörä Tykkimäki
Finland
De Boer 1988
Python Plunge Worlds of Fun
USA
New Wave Rides 1988
Rabbit Ride Paultons Park
UK
Modern Products 1988
Radja River Walibi Belgium
Belgium
Intamin 1988
Rainbow Everland
South Korea
HUSS 1988
Rainbow Everland
South Korea
HUSS 1988
Rattlesnake River Raft Ride Wonderland Amusement Park
USA
Hopkins 1988
Rip Roaring Rapids California's Great America
USA
Intamin March 12, 1988
Rocky Mountain Rapids American Adventure Theme Park
UK
Big Country Motioneering 1988
Rok 'n' Rol Pleasureland Southport
UK
Allan Herschell Company May 1988
Roman Rapids Busch Gardens Williamsburg
USA
Intamin 1988
Roman Rapids Busch Gardens Williamsburg
USA
Intamin 1988
Schmetterlingsflug Erlebnispark Tripsdrill
Germany
Cycle Monorail Metallbau Emmeln 1988
Scrambler Wild Waves Theme & Water Park
USA
Eli Bridge Company 1988
Sea Dragon Clementon Park
USA
Chance Rides 1988
Sirocco Efteling
Netherlands
Mack Rides May 3, 1988
Sky Flyer Särkänniemi
Finland
Vekoma 1988
Sky Way Everland
South Korea
Doppelmayr 1988
Snake Tube Slide Watermouth Family Theme Park and Castle
UK
Zapfun 1988
Snoopy vs Red Baron Valleyfair
USA
Chance Rides 1988
Store Radiobiler TusenFryd
Norway
Dodgems SDC June 11, 1988
Sverre TusenFryd
Norway
Zierer June 11, 1988
Swinging Gyms Enston Bros. (UK)
UK
Sam Ward 1988
Swinging Gyms Harris (UK)
UK
Sam Ward 1988
Tacots Bagatelle
France
Soquet 1988
Tagada Prater
Austria
Soriani & Moser 1988
Tidal Wave Six Flags AstroWorld
USA
Arrow Dynamics March 1988
Tilt-A-Whirl M&D's Scotland's Theme Park
UK
Sellner Manufacturing 1988
Tilt-A-Whirl Magic Forest
USA
Sellner Manufacturing 1988
Toboggan Joey Wilson (UK)
UK
H.P. Jackson 1988
Tømmerstupet TusenFryd
Norway
Arrow Dynamics June 11, 1988
Tukkijoki Wasalandia
Finland
Mack Rides June 10, 1988
Twister M&D's Scotland's Theme Park
UK
Eli Bridge Company 1988
Twister Suomen Tivoli (Finland)
Finland
PWS Rides 1988
Twister Tivoli Sariola (Finland)
Finland
PWS Rides 1988
Viikinkilaiva Särkänniemi
Finland
Zierer 1988
Waltzer West Sands Fun Fair
UK
R.J. Lakin 1988
Wave Swinger Amusements of America (USA)
USA
Waveswinger Zierer 1988
Western Railway Fort Fun Amusement Park
UK
Big Country Motioneering 1988
Whitewater Falls Carowinds
USA
Hopkins March 1988
Zwanenmolen Avonturenpark Hellendoorn
Netherlands
Roundabout Metallbau Emmeln 1988

Closed

Name Park Country Type Manufacturer Closed
Asterline Saturn 7 Gardaland
Italy
Emiliana Lunapark 1988
Calypso Canobie Lake Park
USA
Robles Bouso Atracciones 1988
Dodgem LeSourdsville Lake Amusement Park
USA
May 1988
Haunted House Adventureland
USA
Funni Frite 1988
Jungleland The New Hunt's Pier
USA
Alan Hawes / Bill Tracy 1988
Lightning Swirl Stockton Racecourse
UK
R.J. Lakin 1988
Mini Hot Rods The New Hunt's Pier
USA
Philadelphia Toboggan Company 1988
Olympic Bobs Palace Amusements
USA
Bayern Kurve Chance Rides 1988
Super Disco Octopus Eddie Hammond (UK)
UK
Hayes Fabrication 1988