Dinosaur Planet: Ride T-Rex back to dinosaur age at new theme park

The Dinosaur Planet, a new theme park, is set to take Bangkokians back to the days of planet Earth when it was home to dinosaurs later this month.

After pulling some entertaining PR stunts on Bangkok streets and getting their dinosaur arrested and fined, the Dinosaur Planet is scheduled to open on March 25 at EmSphere for curious parkgoers to learn about dinosaurs in its 12,000 sqm. complete “edutainment” center.

Among the exciting highlights to look forward to is riding on the back of a dinosaur as you explore the “dinosaur farm” and take part in interactive games, or as you hop onto the “Dino Eye,” a crystal capsule on a giant wheel where you can observe the ancient world from a bird’s-eye view.

Dinosaur Planet is a THB500 million project by FWR, a joint enterprise between Workpoint, Fresh Air Festival and Rightman. They expect to welcome more than 2 million local and foreign visitors.

The admission prices are THB600 for adults, THB400 for children under 140 centimeter height, and free for children under 90 centimeter height.

Here are the full list of the park’s attractions:

Dinosaur District

Learn about every dinosaur species through multimedia technology, observe the massive skeletons of Brachiosaurus, Triceratops, and Stegosaurus in the Skeleton Gallery and watch dinosaur eggs hatching in the Dino Lab.

Stars of Dino

Enter the stomping grounds of the dinosaurs through three periods: Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous and embark upon an adventure with some of the biggest, most ferocious beasts in history.

Dino Eye

Experience the first crystal capsule on a 50-meter-tall giant wheel. Check out the massive geography of the three ancient worlds: Undersea, Vast Land, and Above the Clouds.

4D Deep World

Enjoy the realistic lifelike projections of the 4D Simulator as you dive deep beneath the dangerous ancient Earth’s surface, then come face to face with the dinosaur’s unexpected enemy in an epic battle.

The Great Volcano & The Extinction Live Show

Watch an ancient volcano-themed “The Great Extinction” Light and Sound show to learn about the age when dinosaurs walked the earth and how each species struggled against extinction. The show features a Triceratops mother and baby.

Raptor X-Treme Fight for your life in an obstacle-based interactive environment, as you pit your wits against the smartest of dinosaurs, the Velociraptor and its razor sharp claws.

Dino Farm

Younger visitors can experience the life of a paleontologist as they excavate a T-Rex fossil, as well as getting involved in interactive games. Go on a fun ride as you experience the Dinosaur Farm from the backs of a Triceratops, Apatosaurus, Ankylosaur, and an Anchiceratop.

Photos: Dinosaur Planet

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