|Courtesy Alton Towers|
Staffordshire, England (January 9, 2012) — The Alton Towers Resort is to launch two brand new attractions for the 2012 season when the Theme Park re-opens on 24th March. Adding to its existing portfolio of over 50 rides and attractions, Ice Age Dawn of the Dinosaurs: The 4-D Experience, a collaborative effort between Merlin Entertainments, Fox Consumer Products, and Simex-Iwerks, and Nemesis Sub-Terra will open along with two new Ice Age themed suites in the Splash Landings Hotel.
Located in the Cloud Cuckoo Land Theatre of the theme park, the Ice Age cinema will combine 3-D footage, based on the third movie in the blockbuster series, with an exhilarating variety of physical effects including icy blasts, snow and bubbles. Fans will also have the opportunity to meet both Sid and Scrat around the Alton Towers Resort, before staying over in one of the brand new Ice Age themed bedrooms in the Splash Landings Hotel. The rooms feature everyone’s favourite characters from the film – Scrat, Manny, Diego and Sid – and will keep the whole family entertained with quizzes, games and prizes to be won.
Also new for the Alton Towers Resort in 2012 is Nemesis Sub-Terra, a psychologically and physically thrilling experience, taking place in a dark, intense underground setting which will be based around the back-story of the original Nemesis attraction, which opened in 1994. Set to be one of the Resort’s most terrifying attractions, Nemesis Sub-Terra takes guests down into the deepest, darkest location of the theme park for the experience.
Visit www.altontowers.com for more information.
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