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Alton Towers Resort has today revealed it is taking guests back to the 80s with three new retro pop-up rides for the 2021 season.
When the theme park reopens from Monday 12 April, guests can experience a nostalgic spin-back to the 80’s with the arrival of Mixtape, Roller Disco and Funk’n’Fly, which make up the Retro Squad. The trio of rides will give guests a blast from the past as they bounce, slide, fly and enjoy funktastic thrills.
Guests visiting the theme park are being challenged to embrace the retrotastic vibes and funktastic thrills as they take on all three wickedly awesome rides and enjoy making unforgettable memories with friends and family at Britain’s greatest escape.
The Retro Squad each offer a different experience for guests to enjoy:
Roller Disco: Get ready to slide and swirl, round and round, faster and faster in a head-spinning, totally rad experience.
Mixtape: The bouncy one in the Retro Squad, guests will be in for some major retrotastic laughs as they bounce up and down, then down and up.
Funk’n’Fly: Reach new retrotastic heights and enjoy a thrillingly funktastic flight.
In an 80’s inspired animated video released with the news; the Resort can be seen putting a call out to the universe for new rides in 1980 when the Theme Park opened. Three rides are then seen landing at the Resort and transforming into the thrilling experiences guests are set to experience. The video is accompanied by a brand-newsynthesized version of Hall of the Mountain King, the tune synonymous with the Theme Park, never heard before.
Each experience is placed in a different area of the Theme Park for guests to find, the rides will all be included in the price of a theme park ticket.
For more information and to book your visit: altontowers.com/explore/theme-park/rides-attractions/retro-squad/
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