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Fantasy Mouse (Mellors Group)

Fantasy Mouse (Mellors Group)

(Redirected from Magic Mouse (Mellors Group))
roller coaster
Fantasy Mouse
Fantasy Mouse (Hoppings 2017) 1.jpg
Fantasy Mouse at the Hoppings in 2017
Location Fantasy Island
Status Operating
Manufacturer Reverchon
Type Steel - Spinning - Wild Mouse
Model / product Spinning Coaster
Riders per train 4
Propulsion Chain lift hill

Fantasy Mouse is a steel spinning wild mouse roller coaster located in the Unite Kingdom. It is owned by Mellors Group.

It is currently located at Fantasy Island, where it opened in 2017. Previously, it has appeared at fairs under the names Magic Mouse, Alpine Coaster, Cyclone and Shark Bite. Since Christmas 2014, it has also appeared as an enclosed attraction at Hyde Park Winter Wonderland called Ice Mountain.

History[edit | edit source]

The previous colour scheme
The coaster in 2010

When it first opened, the roller coaster had pink track and yellow supports and was called Magic Mouse. In 2010, the colour scheme was changed to blue track and white supports.

From October 2013 to April 2014, the roller coaster operated as "Cyclone" at Fantasy Island, within the Dubai Global Village.[1] From Christmas 2014, it has operated as "Ice Mountain" at Hyde Park Winter Wonderland. For this event, a building is erected around the roller coaster and special effects added to the interior.

The ride operated as "Magic Mouse" at the Hoppings in Newcastle in June 2015 and 2016. It then operated as "Shark Bite" at BeachEast in 2015 and from July 23 to September 4 2016.

In 2017 the Magic Mouse was setup at Fantasy Island in the United Kingdom, also owned by Mellors, with the old Fantasy Mouse sign from the mouse coaster which previously operated at the park. It opened on March 18, 2017. In June 2017, the Fantasy Mouse was temporarily moved to Newcastle to operate at The Hoppings.

Design[edit | edit source]

This roller coaster can be identified by having blue track and white supports as well as brown supports at the front of the ride.

Trains[edit | edit source]

A car on the coaster in 2015

Single car trains. Riders are arranged 4 across in a single row for a total of 4 riders per car.

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