American Coaster Enthusiasts
South germany`s site for hundreds of photo trip reports from worldwide parks, message board & many more
National Amusement Park Historical association
Amusement Park Historical
PARCS PASSION is a french non-profit-making organization of park enthusiasts. We enjoy all parks and all rides. We do trips in Europe and publish a magazine. Some of our members are also ECC members. Pictures and videos are available on the website.
Club of the Italian amusement parks enthusiasts
Port Aventura – UMWEBSITE
The Fan Site of PortAventura, the spanish resort part of Universal Studios.
A Belgian club serving a Flemish/Dutch speaking audience
Western New York Coaster Club
Coaster club with members throughout the US
Coaster Enthusiast Sites
European Coaster Club Recommends:
The definitive online RollerCoaster Database
Coaster “Credit” Tracking site
Best source of aggregated theme parks news, rumours and gossip
Theme parks world guide.
All the fun of the Fair
UK Travelling fair information
The portal to thrill. Lots of information on parks.
Park guides, forums, meet ups (Lives), videos…the lot!
Unofficial Disneyland Paris Site
German language Forum
Island Quest provides media and information on all rides and attractions at Fantasy Island
Great source of books on theme parks
German Language Site
rides.nl – the virtual ride of your life
Pictures, video’s and information of more than 50 European themeparks.
Schwarzkopf Coaster Net
A superb resource for arguably the best coaster engineer of all time.
European Themeparks and Rides
The Coaster Critic’s Blog
A coaster blog featuring one coaster enthusiast’s opinions and experiences.
An independent guide to the UK’s top theme parks
Site with reviews and news with a US focus
Manufacturers, Model Makers & Designers
Amusement Industry Manufacturers and Suppliers International
Gerstlauer Amusement Rides
Gerstlauer Amusement Rides is a well-known, highly-esteemed German designer and manufacturer of amusement rides – a recognized leader specializing in the fabrication of Roller Coasters, Giant Wheels, Dark Rides, Wooden and Steel Coaster Trains, and Flat Rides. Gerstlauer’s reputation for quality is well known throughout the amusement industry.
International Theme Park Services
Producers of Simulator Films
The Truly Dangerous Co
produce coaster simulation software, including the Astro Canyon Coaster
Vulkoprin, manufacturer of coaster wheels
Vulkoprin is one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of wheels, tyres and rollers.
themeparks.ie | bannister.org
Richard Bannister’s park and coaster reports.
Adrian Whitcombe’s site, containing 1000+ Coaster Pictures and much more
Frank Van Dams’ website
John Wiencek’s site
Bobby Nagy’s site including both real coasters and RCT/NoLimits
Michael Horwood’s homepage
Michael Horwood is a regular contributor to First Drop.
Malcolm Marr’s blog including trip reports.
Paul Beesley’s website
Jen O’Rourke’s website for “America’s Horror Theme Park”
Theme Park James
James Salter’s Youtube productions.
Pics & Videos of UK parks, coasters, water / tower / spin / travelling rides & other related features! Run by Colin McWilliam
David’s Youtube channel
David Ellis’s youtube channel that contains the most watched coaster clip in youtube history.
Official Park Websites
Anheuser-Busch Adventure Parks
Chessington World of Adventures
Warner Bros. Movie World (Germany)
West Midlands Safari and Leisure Park
Rollercoaster Software & Games
Build your own coaster
Roller Coaster Tycoon