Parque Diversiones, San Jose

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Theme Park · Hidden Gem · Water / Amusement Park
The Parque Diversiones Dr. Roberto Ortiz Brenes (English: National Amusement Park Dr. Roberto Ortiz Brenes; also known as Parque Diversiones) is an amusement park located in San José, Costa Rica. The park's motto is "healthy children help sick children". The park was named for Dr. Brenes because it was his proposal which resulted in it being established. His idea was that the profits from the amusement park would assist to support the National Children's Hospital "Dr. Carlos Saénz Herrera", which was established in 1964. The Amusement Park began operating at the end of 1981.

Among other attractions, the amusement park has four roller coasters:

Bocaraca (completed 2005) a Vekoma Whirlwind roller coaster.

Teletren (2002) a kiddie roller coaster.

Ciclon (1987) closed and removed at 2006, replaced by Disko in 2007.

Ghibli (1984) another kiddie roller coaster.

Bumeran (2012) a Vekoma Boomerang roller coaster.

Torbellino (2018) a Zamperla Wild-Mouse roller coaster.Beside the steel coasters, there are three water coasters:

Splash Caribe

Reventazón

PacuareExcluding roller coasters, this park has some attractions too, starting with the youth ones:

Disko

Skymaster

Torre

Tornado

Conchas Locas

Carros chocones para adultos

Rueda de Chicago

PulpoFamily rides are present in this park:

Electrónicos (arcade)

Tren Pachuco (train that goes all around the park)There are a lot of kiddie attractions, located at Plaza Tio Conejo (a themed area for kids).

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  • If you are not a visitor in Costa Rica and looking to spend some time for a weekend, this place has a lot to offer. If you are a person who loves theme parks, then no other choice, you have to go...  more »
  • This is an adventure park with a purpose. The park's motto is "healthy children help sick children". Costa Rica´s Children´s Hospital is financed by the profits of this park. So if you visit, you...  more »
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  • Amazingly good! A place where you can have fun and share nice time with family !
  • It has very thrilling rides for a very cheap price, although the food is more expensive than most that you find anywhere else, so I would recommend bringing your own food

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