Bayou Express

Roller coaster in France
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Bayou Express
Le Fleury
Location Wavrechain-sous-Faulx, Hauts-de-France, France
Coordinates 50°16′29″N 3°17′30″E / 50.274851°N 3.291783°E / 50.274851; 3.291783
Status Operating since August 2020
Rider height
  • Minimum: 90 cm
  • Min. unaccompanied: 120 cm
Tivoli Gardens
Name Karavanen
Location Copenhagen, Hovedstaden, Denmark
Coordinates 55°40′25″N 12°34′15″E / 55.673587°N 12.570949°E / 55.673587; 12.570949
Operated 1999 to 2018
Replaced by Kamelen
Manufacturer Zierer
Product Tivoli - Small (variant)
Designer / calculations Ing.-Büro Stengel GmbH
Type Steel - Kiddie
Track layout Oval
Riders per train 12
Hourly capacity 600
Propulsion Tyre propelled lift
Area 23.5 metres × 12 metres
Height 3.3 metres
Top speed 26 km/h
Length 60.2 metres
Inversions 0

Bayou Express is a steel kiddie roller coaster currently located at Le Fleury in Wavrechain-sous-Faulx, Hauts-de-France, France.


The coaster originally opened at Tivoli Gardens in 1999, it was named Karavanen during its time there. It would continue to operate until 2018, after which it would be taken down and shipped to France. The Zierer build kiddie roller coaster Kamelen would take its place.

Karavanen would reopen at Le Fleury in August of 2020, now dawning the name Bayou Express.



Colour scheme

Red track and black supports. The coaster used to feature sand-yellow track and unpainted supports.


Single train with 6 cars. In each car, riders are arranged 2 across in a single row, for a total of 12 riders per train.

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