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Plopsaland De Panne

Plopsaland De Panne

amusement park
Plopsaland De Panne
Plopsaland De Panne logo.png
De Panne, West Flanders, Belgium
Status Operating
Opened 1935
Owner Studio 100
Previous names Meli-Park

Plopsaland De Panne (formerly called Meli-Park) is a theme park in De Panne, Belgium. The park is owned by Studio 100. As its name suggests, Plopsaland has many rides and areas themed around Plopsa's characters, such as Wickie the Viking and House of Anubis.

History[edit | edit source]

The park was started by the Meli company, who produces honey, in 1935 with the opening of a cafeteria near its packaging facilities. In 1952, a zoo and gardens were built. Meli relocated its manufacturing facilities in 1955, however the park remained.

It was not until the 1970s that amusement rides were added.

In 1999, Studio 100 purchased Meli Park. The sale was completed on October 4.[1] The park reopened with a new theme in April 2000.

Roller coasters[edit | edit source]

Present[edit | edit source]

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Status
Anubis: The Ride Gerstlauer Launched 2009 Operating
Draak Mack Rides Powered 2004 Operating
Heidi: The Ride Great Coasters International Wooden 2017 Operating
Rollerskater Vekoma Family 1990 Operating
SuperSplash Mack Rides Water 2006 Operating
Viktor's Race Zierer Family 1992/2014 Operating

Past[edit | edit source]

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Relocated
Crazy Coaster Reverchon Spinning December 19, 2009 January 3, 2010 Odessa, Ukraine
Flitzer Zierer Unknown Unknown Unknown
Jubilé Pinfari 1995 2000 Selva Mágica
Jumbo V Schwarzkopf 1983 - 1984 1984 or later Funland Park
Vierer-Bob Zierer Unknown 1990s Unknown
Vleermuis Caripro Suspended 2000 January 7, 2017 Unknown

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