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Canada's Wonderland reviews

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Posted: August 23, 2012

With over 68 rides including 15 roller coasters, Canada's Wonderland is Canada's most prominent theme park. Canada's Wonderland is also North America's most visited seasonal theme park, attracting tourists and locals alike. The park was opened in 1981, sold to Paramount Parks in 1994, and purchased by Cedar Fair, its current owner, in 2007. For more information call (905) 832-7000, or check out the website at www.canadaswonderland.com.

What's new for 2012?
Canada's Wonderland has added two new attractions for 2012: Leviathan, a B&M mega-coaster and at 306 feet, the tallest roller coaster in Canada; and Dinosaurs Alive!, an animatronic dinosaur exhibit costing an additional $5 on your day pass.

Following in the footsteps of other amusement parks, Canada's Wonderland has incorporated a paid line-skip program, Fast Lane, which allows users to skip the line on 15 attractions for an extra $45.

How do you get to Canada's Wonderland?
Canada's Wonderland is located alongside Highway 400, about 20 minutes North of Downtown Toronto. To get to Canada's Wonderland, take Highway 400 to the Rutherford Road exit and the main entrance to the park is East of Highway 400, just North of Rutherford Road.

When is the best time to visit?
Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays during the Summer, and Sundays during spring and fall.

How do I get tickets to Canada's Wonderland?
Tickets are avilable through Ticketmaster, online at http://www.canadaswonderland.com, at the park, or through many corporate partners.

Where can I find discounted tickets for the 2012 season?
Red Flag Deals, an online Canadian bargain site, has various deals with corporate partners and specialty days listed here.

Plan your day at Canada's Wonderland
Come early to avoid rides with long queue waits, like Behemoth. Come with comfortable clothing as you would with any park. Bring lots of water. Remember that they do not allow aluminum cans in the park.

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Readers' reviews:

Attractions
Action Zone(Rating)(Height)
Behemoth954
Psyclone954
Swings of the Century8
Mighty Canadian Minebuster848
Antique Carousel836
Backlot Stunt Coaster748
Sky Rider7
Sledgehammer754
Flight Deck654
Time Warp554
International Festival(Rating)(Height)
Shockwave854
Vortex848
The Fly744
Windseeker748
Klockwerks7
Thunder Run740
Krachenwagen4
Wonder Mountain's Guardian
Kidzville(Rating)(Height)
Frequent Flyers736
Kidzville Station736
Jokey's Jalopies736
Silver Streak744
Blast Off736
Chopper Chase636
Jumpin' Jet636
Flavourator6
Taxi Jam536
Medieval Faire(Rating)(Height)
Riptide954
Leviathan9
Spinovator944
Nightmares854
Dragon Fire848
The Rage844
The Bat748
Drop Tower754
Wild Beast648
Nick Central(Rating)(Height)
Jimmy Neutron's Brainwasher8
Planet Snoopy(Rating)(Height)
Hanna Barberry -Go-Round1036
Scooby-Doo's Haunted Mansion936
Rugrats Toonpike836
Aerofield836
Dora's Dune Buggies7
Scooby's Gasping Ghoster Coaster740
The Wild Thornberry's Tree Top Lookout7
Scoobyville Rocketport636
Swan Lake336
White Water Canyon(Rating)(Height)
White Water Canyon846
Spongebob Squarepants 3D846
Timberwolf Falls746

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Dining
Action Zone(Rating)
You Go Grill9
Back Lot Café7
Thrillburger7
Mr. Sub7
Coasters
Grande World Exposition of 1890(Rating)
Fingertown Funel8
Backlot Grill7
New York Fries6
Hanna-Barbera Land(Rating)
Scooby's Ice Cream10
Tiny Tom's Mini Donut Factory9
Scrappy Doo's Chicken Fingers8
New York Fries7
International Festival(Rating)
New York Fries7
International Street(Rating)
Fingertown Funel10
Kidzville(Rating)
New York Fries10
Pizza Pizza6
Cadbury Kidz Shoppe5
Medieval Faire(Rating)
Fingertown Funel10
Mr. Sub7
Pizza Pizza6
White Water Canyon(Rating)
Traveler's RoadSide Cafe4

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