West Midland Safari Park

Amusement park in the United Kingdom


West Midland Safari and Leisure Park
Location
Bewdley, Worcestershire, England, UK
Status Operating
Opened 17 April 1973
Owner Looping Group
Previous names West Midland Safari Park
Website https://wmsp.co.uk

West Midland Safari and Leisure Park is a safari park located in Bewdley, Worcestershire, England, UK. It was opened under the name of West Midland Safari Park on 17 April 1973.[1]

Roller coasters

Present

Name Manufacturer Type Opened
African Big Apple Pinfari Kiddie 1987
Monkey Mayhem Reverchon Spinning 1998
Rhino Coaster Vekoma Family 1992

Past

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Fate
Cobra Vekoma Shuttle 1985 1991 Relocated to Enchanted Kingdom

Attractions

Under construction

Name Manufacturer Type Opening
Jungle Jeeps Unknown Track Ride 2024[2]

Operating

Name Manufacturer Type Opened
Black Fly Fabbri Frisbee August 2002
Congo Carousel Robert Tidman Carousel 1985
Desert Convoy Zamperla Track Ride 1990s
Dino Dashers Zamperla Jump Around 2022
Dr. Umboto's Catacombs Supercar Leisure Tracked Dark Ride 1992
Flying Lion Kings Technical Park Junior Paratrooper 1999
Hurtling Hippos J. Bakker Denies Polyp 1995
Jumbo Parade Fabbri Jets 2004
Jungle Cat Dodgems Soli Dodgems 1986
Jungle Swings Nick Beach Chair-O-Plane 1986
Kong Zamperla Disk'O 2015
Pirate Ship HUSS Pirate Ship 1983
Rescue Fire Rangers Zamperla Fire Brigade 2007
Serengeti Gallopers I.E. Park Junior Carousel 2007
Slippery Snake Slide Zapfun Tube Slide 1999-2000
Venom Fabbri Drop Tower 2006
Zambezi Water Splash Reverchon Log Flume 1996

Closed

Name Manufacturer Type Opened Closed Fate
Animal Ark Modern Products Junior Pirate Ship 1990 or earlier 2017 Scrapped
Dune Dashers Zamperla Jump Around 2007 2015 Stored - reopened as Dino Dashers
Flying Pandas Zamperla Junior Jets 1995 or earlier 2017 Unknown
Ghost Train Hayes Fabrication Tracked Dark Ride 1970s 1991 Scrapped
Helter Skelter Supercar Helter Skelter 1987 1999 Relocated to Folly Farm
Kilimanjaro Jets Barbieri Jets 1987 2003 Scrapped
Mini Jets Harry Steer Engineering Junior Jets 1970s 1990s Unknown
Moroccan Magic Carpet Modern Products Junior Flying Carpet 1992 2017 Scrapped
Red Baron SBF Visa Group Junior Jets 1995 or earlier 2017 Relocated to Ocean Beach Pleasure Park
Safari Express Severn Lamb Miniature Railway 1979 2013 Scrapped
Santa-Fe Trains Supercar Track Ride 1970s 1990s Scrapped
Shark Island Shenyang Chuangqi Amusement Equipment Fight Shark Island 2009 2022 Scrapped
Tanganyika Tea Party SDC Trabant/Satellite c.1990s 2008 Unknown
UFO 2000 HUSS Round-Up 1986 1989 or later Unknown
Wild River Rafting Fabbri River Rapids 2005 2023 Relocated to Fun Land

References

  1. "Out and About this Easter: Something for everyone this holiday weekend". Burton Mail. 1973-04-19. p. 16. Retrieved 2024-01-26.
  2. "West Midland Safari Park: NEW Jungle Jeeps Ride for 2024 | UK Theme Park Spy" (in British English). 2024-01-26. Retrieved 2024-01-26.