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EsselWorld unveils FIRST Virtual Reality Coaster Ride TUNNEL TWISTER with VR Headgear

Apr 10, 2018
The Virtual Reality (VR) Coaster Ride was unveiled by Mr. Shirish Deshpande, CEO – Essel World & Water Kingdom and the well-known Bollywood actor Kartik Aryan.

One of the largest & leading amusement parks in the country, EsselWorld has launched India's First roller coaster ride with virtual reality on 5th April, 2018. The Virtual Reality (VR) Coaster Ride – Tunnel Twister was unveiled by Mr. Shirish Deshpande, CEO – Essel World & Water Kingdom and the well-known Bollywood actor Kartik Aryan who recently starred in the Bollywood movie - Sonu ke Titu Ki Sweety. EsselWorld has always been responsible for setting a benchmark in the amusement park industry in India.

The Tunnel Twister ride has been enhanced to blend the physical sensations with the digital world. With VR Headgears, this ride takes you into a virtual world of roller coaster fun and is a family ride so adults and children can enjoy it together. The combination of virtual reality headgear and the roller coaster, transforms the thriller ride into a unique VR experience, thus incorporating the ultimate family experience.
The Virtual Reality film of the ride is designed and developed by the German based company Mack Ride, a leading European based Roller Coaster Brand.  The amusing experiential film takes its riders through a tunnel journey with Fab 5 characters -Andy, Mimi, Riki, Mayur and Mithu with VR visuals that align perfectly with drops, twists and turns. The 2-minute roller coaster can accommodate 12 adults or 24 children at a time.

Kartik Aryan, said, “Tunnel Twister Ride is a unique roller coaster featuring high-tech simulator. Adding VR to the roller coasters refreshes & excites the guests and makes them experience a new level of interactivity.”

Mr. Shirish Deshpande, CEO EsselWorld Leisure Pvt. Ltd, said, “This incredible technology is a definite game-changer for our amusement park rides. It represents everything our brand stands for - delivering the most thrilling and innovative rides and attractions for the family. This roller coaster gives an immersive and authentic VR experience to our guests.”

Pioneers in the entertainment and leisure industry EsselWorld is amongst the leading amusement parks in India, having various rides catering to all age groups. An amalgamation of thrill, fun, entertainment and pure happiness - EsselWorld offers it all!

Report By: Priyanka Macwan
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