Upgrade complete! Luna Park reopens with nine new rides


Luna Park has undergone one of the biggest upgrades of any Amusement Park in the world. With nine brand new rides coming in 2021, this is Sydney’s home of fun with rides and amusements for all ages. After closing for nine months this year (for both upgrades and the lockdown), it’s finally time to get your scream on!

Set on the beautiful harbour, heritage listed Luna Park is Sydney’s oldest and most iconic Amusement Park, and after their latest upgrade you can expect thrills and surprises that’ll turn your day into a real-life game, including the Big Dipper, Boomerang, Little Nipper and Wild Mouse.

There’s not only heaps of new rides at Luna Park for kids, they’ve made sure there’s room for adults to join in the fun. So whether you’re swinging and swaying on Silly Sub, up the magic spinning hot air balloon ride Cloud 9, leaping on the Freaky Frogs, feeling the big drop of Loopy Lighthouse or riding in the colourful Bug ferris wheel, you can all do it together as a family.

A world of excitement is staring you right in the face. And what a face it is! No other Amusement Park anywhere in the world has that view. Day or night, Sydney turns it on, and they turn it up a notch. If you take fun seriously, Luna Park Sydney is the place for you.

Nine new rides coming to the park

So, what’s new in 2021? Here are the nine new rides you can pop on your ‘to ride’ list, coming this year:

For older kids & adults

1. Sledgehammer

Sledgehammer at Luna Park Sydney

Sledgehammer at Luna Park Sydney

Fun and terrifying at the same time! This one is for bigger kids and adults, and is guaranteed to thrill.

Sydney harbour, sea, sky, and screams all mesh into one as you swing and spin at the same time. 360°!!! Once you’re locked and loaded, the hammer drops and whacks you with its full fury, back and forth, spinning round and round, delivering G-forces that you didn’t even know existed. This one packs a punch.

This ride has two modes – half swing and full swing (for riders 132cm+).

2. Boomerang

Boomerang rollercoaster at Luna Park Sydney

Boomerang rollercoaster at Luna Park Sydney

Boomerang is the family rollercoaster that keeps you coming back for more! It drops, twists, turns, and then does it all again – backwards! This is Australia’s first G-force G-rated coaster that has space not just for kids, but the whole family can scream together.

Kids taller than 106cm (usually around 5 or 6 years old) can ride with an adult on a Green Pass.

Great for kids!

3. Little Nipper

Little Nipper

Looking for a fun ride for the kids? With Little Nipper, you can enjoy the ride together with your kids sitting right next to you. It’s very family-friendly, but it still gives the kids the thrills they want and your stomach will still in intact by the end.

4. Freaky Frogs

Freaky Frogs at Luna Park Sydney

Freaky Frogs at Luna Park Sydney is perfect for little ones!

Jump on and leap around with the Luna Frogs! They’ll take you round and round and can be enjoyed by everyone, including little kids.

5. Loopy Lighthouse

Loopy Lighthouse

Dropping and bopping up and down this ride is perfect for the mini thrill-seeker. It’s the beginner version of the Hair Raiser, and big kids can join too.

6. Silly Sub

Silly Sub

This submarine flies into the air like a swinging magic carpet motion.

7. Cloud Nine

Cloud 9 at Luna Park Sydney

Cloud 9 at Luna Park Sydney

This ride takes you into the sky and back again, and again, and again. Follow the flashing lights right up into the air.

8. Bug

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This mini ferris wheel is for mini people. It’s 7 metres tall and kids will feel on top of the world. Adults can join too.

9. Big Dipper  (coming December 2021)

The Big Dipper returns (coming December 2021), but not as you know it. It’s bigger, dippier, faster, higher and 306 loopier. Its the world’s first single launch rail coaster and Australia’s tallest and fastest multi-launch coaster.

New Features

With new rides at Luna Park comes some amazing new features to help you get even more out of your trip.

Luna Perks Loyalty Program

The Luna Perks Loyalty Program will be exclusive to annual pass holders from January 2022 and all other guests from July 2022. For just $199, their annual passes come with more than just unlimited rides all year round. The new Luna Perks Loyalty Program puts you in control of earning those points to score special offers, food, toys, show bags, memorabilia, and unforgettable experiences. Exclusive to annual pass holders from July 2021 and all other guests from January 2022.

Luna Play: Create a Game Plan

Luna Play is a new online experience, which allows access to a digital world where you can get onto the Luna Park leaderboards, view a 3d interactive map of the park and buy photos taken screaming on the wildest rides. You can even plan your day down to the rides you plan to go on first, food and Showtime performances.


  • Annual Pass: $199 per person
  • Daily Pass: Kids from $34, adults from $44


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