Baron 1898 at de Efteling - Kaatsheuvel, NL
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N 51° 38.882 E 005° 03.051
31U E 641886 N 5723884
Quick Description: In the famous Dutch amusement park de Efteling, you will find the ride Baron 1898 since 2015.
Location: Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
Date Posted: 3/2/2022 1:03:32 AM
Waymark Code: WM15VE7
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin
Views: 1

Long Description:
About the ride - The Story:

"Baron 1898 is themed after a Dutch gold mine. The story tells of Gustave Hooghmoed, who one day finds gold in a cave (the Heksenbult) and builds a beautiful mining complex called Baron 1898. However, the white women do not agree: they guard the gold and try to prevent Baron Hooghmoed from finding comrades to descend into the mine shaft and mine gold."

Source: (visit link)

About the ride - The Ride itself:

"The chain takes the train to a height of 30 meters in just a few seconds. The lift hill has an angle of 45 degrees. At the top of the shaft tower, the train rides a little further down, after which it is suspended for two seconds. At this stop-before-you-drop, visitors look 35 meters straight down. After this, the cable 'breaks' through the white women and the train falls 37.5 meters down, with a steepest angle of 87 degrees. The train shoots into a tunnel: the gold mine, which is filled with fog: the white women. After this, the track exits the tunnel again and goes through an Immelmann, half a loop followed by half a corkscrew. Immediately afterwards, an action photo is taken of the train. The train then goes over the square with a zero-g-roll, an elongated corkscrew, after which a very sharp spiral follows. Then comes a small camelback, or bunny-hop and a bend and the train turns into the braking section, where it is slowed down slowly and drives back into the pick-up building."

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See a movie of the Baron ride here: (visit link)
Maximum Height: 90.00

Construction Material: Steel

Train Type: Multi Car

Car Type: Cars Above Track

Number of Inversions?: 1

Length of Ride: 1,500.00

Duration of Ride (time): 01:10

Water?: No

Included in Admission?: Yes

Host Park Name: Efteling

Minimum Height Restriction?: Yes

Minimum Height Required: 47

Number of Riders: 18

Manufacturer of Ride: 55

URL to Host Park: [Web Link]

Link to Ride Details: [Web Link]

Cost: Not Listed

Top Speed: Not Listed

"Express Pass" Available?: Not listed

Visit Instructions:

Post a photo of yourself near the entrance of the coaster and try to capture some aspect of the ride. Be sure and describe your ride too!

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