Last winter Bellewaerde started the construction of a new attraction. For the first time in Europe, a Duelling Alpine Coaster was built on a non-natural hillside, which makes 2 premieres for the theme park in Ypres. After a walk until 25 metres high, visitors will be seated to start the downhill race. An investment of 4 million euro has been provided for the development and construction of the attraction. The ride is planned to open in May 2017.

4 MAY
2017

Dawson Duel opens to the public

On Friday the fifth of May, the new attraction Dawson Duel in Bellewaerde opens to the public. After the technical inspection by an external examination company, the attraction is approved for opening. The visitors of Bellewaerde can now walk to a height of 25 metres to race against each other during an exciting race to the finish at ground level. The first Duelling Alpine Coaster in Europe is worth an investment of 4 million euros for the park.

 
 
 
 
7 APR
2017

Building site update

 
 
 
 
29 MRS
2017

TV Commercial

 
 
 
 
28 MRS
2017

Building site update

 
 
 
 
22 MRS
2017

Dawson Duel will open in May 2017 !

The construction of the new attraction Dawson Duel continues. Daily, some 30 technicians and workers are working to get ready on time. The attraction will open in May 2017.

 
 
 
 
14 MRS
2017

Building site update

 
 
 
 
10 MRS
2017

Dawson Duel reaches its highest point

 
 
 
 
24 FEB
2017

Building site update

 
 
 
 
16 FEB
2017

Building site update

 
 
 
 
10 FEB
2017

Building site update

 
 
 
 
27 JAN
2017

Aftermovie Press Conference

 
 
 
 
27 JAN
2017

Bellewaerde reveals the name of the first duelling Alpine Coaster in Europe

During a building site visit at the new attraction in Bellewaerde, the new name of the first Duelling Alpine Coaster in Europe was revealed to the press and amusement park fans. The double European first will receive the name Dawson Duel. A homage to the Canadian Dawson City in Canada and the annual and international dog sled race in which this the city plays an important role. During the spring of 2017, visitors will be able to walk to a height of 25 meters to race against each other in sleds. An investment of 4 million euro has been provided for the development and construction of the attraction.

     

 
 
 
 
26 JAN
2017

Building site update: tower and track

 
 
 
 
10 JAN
2017

Building site update: supports

 
 
 
 
21 NOV
2016

Building site update: supports

 
 
 
 
14 NOV
2016

Building site update: supports

 
 
 
 
6 NOV
2016

Building site update: tower crane construction

 
 
 
 
12 SEP
2016

Bellewaerde opens a European premier in 2017

This fall, Bellewaerde starts the construction of a new attraction. For the first time in Europe, a Duelling Alpine Coaster will be built on a non-natural hillside, which makes 2 premieres for the theme park in Ypres. After a walk until 25 metres high, visitors will be seated to start the downhill race. An investment of 4 million euro has been provided for the development and construction of the attraction.