Since the South Pier no longer offers a roller coaster, the number of reviews about the pier has decreased a bit. At the same place there is now a classic Reverchon log flume, which is missing in the offer of the not far away Pleasure Beach. In addition to some children’s rides, you can find a Magic Dance by Sobema, a Miami, a bumper car, a Twister and a Waltzer.
The real highlights are in the adrenaline zone of the pier, where the tokens are not valid for the other attractions. These are a Sky Coaster, a sling shot style ride, a bungee trampoline, as well as the Gyro Loop from Moser, where it is possible to control your own ride by arresting the brake, as well as forward and backward movements.
I did not feel like riding any of the rides, as they all ran a quite short program. Nevertheless I was glad to walk around on the open pier this time, just to be a little surprised how small and run-down it was. After a visit to the neighbouring Sandcastle Waterpark Blackpool or the notorious Pleasure Beach Blackpool, a short walk on the South Pier is worthwhile. As the choice of rides changes from time to time, I’m sure I’ll drop by again sometime.
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