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Carthageland
country: Tunisia, Africa

Tunisia can pride itself on a remarkably well-designed theme park within one of its worst tourist ghettos, Yasmin Hammamet, one hour drive from its capital Tunis. That's the good news. The bad news is that behind the colossal entry gate with its grandiose elephant statues there are... only two water rides. And some carousels. And some monkeys. That's it. While the log flume ride feels a bit like a downgraded, wet version of Disneyland's Big Thunder Mountain, the river...

Dream Park
country: Egypt, Africa

‘Drem Park' - that's what you read on the official logo attached to one of the employees' shirts. In order to have the park's name misspelled, printed, approved and finally exposed to the general public requires a real genius for sloppiness. Egypt's biggest amusement park looks good and is a welcome arrival to Cairo and the region, with the evocative backdrop of the monumental historical pyramids, but the sloppiness extends inside the park to the safety of the rides:...

Valley of Waves
country: South Africa, Africa

This African water park, themed as an ancient, lost civilization overgrown by jungle, is shockingly superb. Imagine this: a huge wavepool glimmers against the backdrop of a magnificent palace surrounded by dense jungle with a delightfully violent wave that can carry you up to 50 meters. Hidden jungle paths lead up the hills to slides, waterfalls, caves, bridges and swimming pools (some of them are REALLY hidden, you have to discover them). In between, ruins of a lost...

Parc Sindibad
country: Morocco, Africa

Morocco's most populous city, Casablanca, offers some astonishing similarities with Los Angeles: nature, villas, roads, palm trees, beaches - the whole look and feel of it would allow for a movie playing in LA being shot here. The people are different, though, and so are the theme parks. Casablanca's one and only amusement venture, Parc Sindibad, has been closed for years and stands accordingly rotten and desolate, with security guys, dogs, ponies and cows inhabiting the...

Sindbad Amusement Park

Visited 2010. Very small but charming little amusement park nestled in a little valley. Nothing special, but does the job for the locals...

Wonder Land

Visited 2010. Absolutely depressing. A rotten, operating little amusement park in the backyard of a building. Terrible. Awful...

Oasiria Water Park

Visited 2011. Badly managed, small theme-free water park south of Marrakesh. Skip it and visit close-by Ouarzazate instead, a true inspiration for theme park fans and designers!...

Gold Reef City

Visited 2011. Standard theme park with the commonplace Wild West town, roller coasters, carousels and water rides. However, being one of the few places where Johannesburgers and tourists can walk outside without being in grave personal danger, this theme park fulfills a higher function than solely entertainment...

Bora Amusement Park
country: Ethiopia, Africa

One of the greatest parts of my journey is that I get to visit small amusement parks in countries where no other tourist would go look for a coaster ride. Tourists in Ethiopia would want to experience the warm hospitality of the splendid Ethiopian people, the nature, the waterfalls, the wildlife. If there were tourists in Ethiopia. There aren't many. Which is a shame! Ethiopia is one of the most enchanted places I have been to. The music, the nature, the people, I found...

Bob & Bongo's Fun Palace

Visited 2013. Very small indoor theme park inside Addis Ababa's Edna Mall, featuring a "7-D" cinema and carousels...

Wet 'N' Wild Kunduchi

Visited 2015. Tanzania's #1 water park, part of a hotel complex by the sea, a 45-minute drive north of capital Dar es Salaam. Doesn't look too bad, but the remarkably rusty slides would certainly NOT comply with maintenance standards found elsewhere in the world...

Adil Waterworld

Visited 2016. Small water park of the deserted kind, at least on weekdays. Contains one slide tower and a lazy river. This is not where you'd want to go when you visit Maputo – head to Hotel Polana Serena and the fish market by the beach instead!...

Ambohijatovo Valley

Visited 2016. Very abandoned-looking amusement park with rusty ride equipment in the city centre of the capital. Forget this place, but don't forget Madagascar, this fascinating, undervisited, exotic, massive island with its Asian-looking people speaking French!...

Le Chat'O

Visited 2016. Groomed garden in vicinity of Antananarivo's airport sporting a range of inflatables, a pool with slides, and a castle-themed restaurant. Owned by a Frenchman who you may bump into at the castle bar. Probably the best family entertainment option in the city...

Parc D'Attractions Marais Masay

Visited 2016. Very small amusement park next to a lake. With the parking lot bigger than the entertainment part, the parking fee collecting booth is a rip-off that's almost amusing in itself...

Magic Land

Visited 2016. The usual, slightly-abandoned fairground by sea, sporting a couple of rides and a goat...

Apapa Amusement Park

Visited 2016. Refurbished amusement park in the heart of Lagos, with an impressive, themed entrance, fueling great expectations. What's behind, though, is just an overpriced, non-themed collection of small rides, albeit well-kempt...

Elegushi Beach funfair

Visited 2016. Very tiny and unsuccessful-looking funfair at Lagos' party beach...

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