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Press Releases

Here you’ll find the latest press releases about the ongoing HANSA-PARK season.

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HANSA-PARK’s new stand-alone freefall tower Highlander smashes present records in Germany, on the European continent and worldwide.

  • Highest and fastet Gyrodrop Tower of the world with a height of 120 m (394 feet) and a speed of 120 km/h (75 mph)
  • 103 meter-drop – breaking all previous records
  • Worldwide highest Gyrodrop tower with tilting seats


Ride will go into operation: during the 2019-season
Manufacturer: Funtime GmbH, Wien
Inspection: TÜV Süd
Height: 120 meters / 394 feet
Height above normal zero: 149 meters / 489 feet
Length of drop: 103 meters / 334 feet
Speed: 120 km/h  / 75 mph
Number of seats: 24 seats
Type of bars: shoulder bars
Special features: tilting seats
Length of foundation piles: 28 meters / 92 feet
Music: Highlander
composed by Andreas Kübler und Sebastian Kübler of IMAscore

HANSA-PARK’s Highlander will be the park’s exclamation mark towering over the entire Bay of Lübeck. A must-do attraction for those wanting to combine a spectacular view with an ultimate freefall experience.

And there is even more:

The „Highlander“will be an essential part of the park’s new theme-area “Beautiful Britain”, which will include the park’s highly appreciated classical coaster Nessie as well. “Beautiful Britain” will introduce HANSA-PARKs guests to Scotland and to one of its most impressive castles Eilean Donan Castle.