Efteling Announce €35m ‘Symbolica: Palace of Fantasy’ Dark Ride for 2017

"Symbolica will be the largest and most expensive Efteling attraction ever."

Efteling have announced a new dark ride: 'Symbolica: Palace of Fantasy'; the largest and most expensive attraction at the Dutch theme park.  The €35m ride, to be located in the centre of the park, is set to open in summer 2017.

A themed fantasy ride for the whole family, Symbolica will take visitors on an adventure through secret rooms in a magical palace.  

With six people to each carriage, there will be a choice of three different routes to take, each offering a different interactive journey.

Commenting on the announcement, Fons Jurgens, President and CEO at Efteling, said, "Symbolica will be the largest and most expensive Efteling attraction ever. By constructing Symbolica, we are renewing and expanding our range of attractions en route to becoming an international destination with 5 million visits per year. Symbolica will be an attraction for the whole family. Because visitors of all nationalities and generations use their imagination.

"This dark ride will help Efteling to maintain its distinctive edge and its position at the top of the list of European theme parks, not only through unique and characteristic storytelling and thematisation, but also through our close attention to detail in every aspect of the attraction. Every ride will guarantee wonder and amazement and excite the imagination in a new and different way."