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Hansa Park

Sierksdorf, Germany

Large theme park in Northern Germany which was formerly Germany's first Legoland park.

Opened15 May 1977
SeasonApril to October
OwnerThe Leicht family
Websitewww.hansapark.de
NearbyHamburg Dom (49 miles)
Heide Park (82 miles)
Legoland Billund (132 miles)
Djurs Sommerland (163 miles)
Attractiepark Slagharen (201 miles)
Hansa-Park entrance

Hansa-Park entrance

Hansa-Park is a large theme park in Northern Germany, which sits on the coast overlooking a bay on the Baltic Sea.

The park was originally home to Germany's first Legoland between 1973 and 1976. In 1977 it opened as Hansaland, before being renamed to the current Hansa-Park in 1987.

It is highly regarded as one of Germany's leading theme parks, known especially for the quality theming of many of its rides, and attracts over a million visitors a year.

Hansa Park is split into areas with diverse themes including Land of the Vikings, Beautiful Britain, Adventure Land, Old-Time Fun Fair and Fiesta Del Mar.

Fluch von Novgorod

Fluch von Novgorod

Amongst its rides, Hansa features two Gerstlauer rollercoasters: Fluch von Novgorod, a Eurofighter built in 2009, and Der Schwur des Kärnan, an Infinity Coaster opened in 2015. Both rides feature themed indoor "dark ride" sections and large towers which, although they have different stories, make them feel quite similar. It's as though the park liked what they had managed to achieve with Fluch von Novgorod, but realised they could do even more with Gerstlauer's upgraded Infinity Coaster design. Quite unusual to find this in a park!

Other major attractions include Highlander, the world's highest Gyrodrop Tower at 120 metres tall; Nessie, a classic Schwarzkopf looping coaster from 1980; and two flume style water rides: Wildwasserfahrt - Der Wasserwolf am Ilmensee (Wild Water Ride - The Great Pike), a classic log flume, and Super-Splash, a larger flume ride placed right next door to it!

Hansa Park is large, and has a huge number of rides and shows to keep visitors entertained. It's got a great atmosphere, only punctuated by a frustrating insistence on abiding by some of the park's overly tedious rules (including annoying rules about not allowing glasses secured with straps onto several rides). The quality of attractions and theming is fantastic, and it needs a full day to see and fully appreciate everything on offer. Just don't look too closely at the ugly hotels and tower blocks beyond the park boundaries which rather spoil the coastal views.

Attractions

Highlander

Highlander

The world's tallest Gyrodrop Tower

Nessie

Nessie

Scottish themed Schwarzkopf looping coaster

Crazy Mine

Crazy Mine

Mine cart themed wild mouse rollercoaster

Die Schlange von Midgard

Die Schlange von Midgard

Viking dragon boat rollercoaster

Kärnapulten

Kärnapulten

Gerstlauer Sky Fly

Super Splash

Super Splash

Large spillwater ride

Wildwasserfahrt - Der Wasserwolf am Ilmensee

Wildwasserfahrt - Der Wasserwolf am Ilmensee

Log flume

Holsteinturm

Holsteinturm

Observation tower

Hanse-Flieger

Hanse-Flieger

Wave swinger

Pow Wow

Pow Wow

Spin around a totem pole in a giant Native American clay pot

Hanse-Karussell

Hanse-Karussell

Hansa Park's carousel

Royal Scotsman

Royal Scotsman

Family rollercoaster

Fliegender Holländer

Fliegender Holländer

Flying Dutchman pirate ship

Barcos del Mar

Barcos del Mar

Ever wondered what would happen if you crossed a ship with a motorcycle?

Cinema Fantastico 4D

Cinema Fantastico 4D

4D cinema

Blumenmeer-Bootsfahrt

Blumenmeer-Bootsfahrt

Magical boat tour through flower gardens

Hansa-Park Express

Hansa-Park Express

Train ride around the park

Der Kleine Zar

Der Kleine Zar

Circus themed kiddie coaster

Sturmfahrt der Drachenboote

Sturmfahrt der Drachenboote

Junior log flume

Flying Orcas

Flying Orcas

Fly on the back of a giant whale

Koggenfahrt

Koggenfahrt

Children's boat themed carousel

Mini-Autos

Mini-Autos

Kiddie bumper cars

Pony Post

Pony Post

Children's horse ride

Shows and Entertainment

Hansa-Park Parade

Hansa-Park Parade

Daily parade featuring floats and a large cast of characters

Laser and Special Effekt Show

Laser and Special Effekt Show

Impressive laser show

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