Alpine Bobsleigh

Alpine Bobsleigh 2017-02-26T15:46:46+00:00

This low tech thrill ride was an early version of the popular bobsled, located in Fantasy World.

Fact File

Location: Fantasy World
Capacity: 2 per Bob
Length: 500 metres
Opening Year: 1980
Closing Year: 1986

Made from fibre-glass channels, passengers traveled in small plastic bobs racing against the channel next to them.

The ride was removed in 1986 because of large queues and safety reasons, as well as also not being very reliable – it could not be run in the rain because it would go too fast.