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Hyperia reopens as tickets sell out at Thorpe Park

The record-breaking Hyperia has finally reopened at UK theme park Thorpe Park, with operator Merlin limiting ticket sales on the day to offer visitors the best possible experience with the exciting new addition




Hyperia is finally open to the public following an unexpected closure   Credit: Thorpe Park

After an unexpected two-week closure just after its launch, Hyperia has reopened at Thorpe Park.

With the reopening expected to draw large crowds, the Merlin-operated attraction limited ticket sales for the day to ensure all visitors enjoy the experience to the fullest.

“To ensure everyone has the best experience on Hyperia’s re-opening day, we have limited the amount of tickets available and as such tickets for today are now sold out,” said the park in a statement posted on social media.

“Once again, we want to thank everyone for their understanding and patience. Now it’s time to forge your wings of steel, conquer the seemingly impossible and embrace your inner fearlessness onboard the UK’s tallest, fastest and most weightless roller coaster, Hyperia,” the park added.


A Mack-manufactured steel hypercoaster, the record-breaking addition reaches a maximum height of 236ft (72m) and travels at a top speed of 80mph (130kmph), taking the number one spot in the UK from Blackpool Pleasure Beach’s The Big One.

During the ride, thrill-seekers experience three inversions, including Europe’s tallest loop at 168ft (51.2m) and a world-first outer-banked airtime hill.

The attraction, which has a track length 3,266ft (995m) also offers 14.8 seconds of weightlessness - the most on record for the UK - and includes a splashdown over a lake.

Formerly known as Project Exodus, Thorpe Park submitted plans for Hyperia in December 2021, unveiling the name last October, which according to the park is “themed around our fearless goddess Hyperia”. The park also highlights its double meaning as the ride is itself a hypercoaster - the park’s second after Stealth.

Around the ride are a photo shop and an F&B outlet. Hyperia sits in the park’s Old Town area close to the site of the now-closed Logger’s Leap ride. ​​The ride is Thorpe Park’s eighth coaster.



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Hyperia reopens as tickets sell out at Thorpe Park

The record-breaking Hyperia has finally reopened at UK theme park Thorpe Park, with operator Merlin limiting ticket sales on the day to offer visitors the best possible experience with the exciting new addition




Hyperia is finally open to the public following an unexpected closure   Credit: Thorpe Park

After an unexpected two-week closure just after its launch, Hyperia has reopened at Thorpe Park.

With the reopening expected to draw large crowds, the Merlin-operated attraction limited ticket sales for the day to ensure all visitors enjoy the experience to the fullest.

“To ensure everyone has the best experience on Hyperia’s re-opening day, we have limited the amount of tickets available and as such tickets for today are now sold out,” said the park in a statement posted on social media.

“Once again, we want to thank everyone for their understanding and patience. Now it’s time to forge your wings of steel, conquer the seemingly impossible and embrace your inner fearlessness onboard the UK’s tallest, fastest and most weightless roller coaster, Hyperia,” the park added.


A Mack-manufactured steel hypercoaster, the record-breaking addition reaches a maximum height of 236ft (72m) and travels at a top speed of 80mph (130kmph), taking the number one spot in the UK from Blackpool Pleasure Beach’s The Big One.

During the ride, thrill-seekers experience three inversions, including Europe’s tallest loop at 168ft (51.2m) and a world-first outer-banked airtime hill.

The attraction, which has a track length 3,266ft (995m) also offers 14.8 seconds of weightlessness - the most on record for the UK - and includes a splashdown over a lake.

Formerly known as Project Exodus, Thorpe Park submitted plans for Hyperia in December 2021, unveiling the name last October, which according to the park is “themed around our fearless goddess Hyperia”. The park also highlights its double meaning as the ride is itself a hypercoaster - the park’s second after Stealth.

Around the ride are a photo shop and an F&B outlet. Hyperia sits in the park’s Old Town area close to the site of the now-closed Logger’s Leap ride. ​​The ride is Thorpe Park’s eighth coaster.



 



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