Flamingo Timeline

2019

Cycle Monorail Removed

2018

2018 Map

2018 Map

2015

Sky Flyer Removed

2014

2014 Map

2014 Map

2013

Hero Opened

Twistosaurus Opened

2013 – 2014 Winter Map

2013 – 2014 Winter Map

2012

Pterodactyl Opened

Junior Driving School Removed

2012 Map

2012 Map

Wild Mouse Removed

2011

Zooom Opened

Corkscrew Removed

2011 Map

2011 Map

2009

Mumbo Jumbo Opened

2007

2009 Map

2009 Map

2008

Waikiki Wave/Tidal Wave Removed

2007

Flip Flop Opened

Jungle Carousel Opened

Splash Battle Opened

Terroriser/Circulator Removed

Runaway Mine Train Opened

2007 Map

2007 Map

2006

Waltzer Removed

Zig Zag Removed

2006 Map

2006 Map

Tractor Ride – Muddy Duck Farm Opened

Kumali Opened

2005

Velocity Opened

The Bullet Removed

Vortex (formerly Rockin’ Tug)

Magnum Force Removed

2004

Top Gun Removed

Lost River Ride Opened

Thunder Mountain Removed

2004 Map

2004 Map

Flamingo Star Removed

2003

Klondike Creek Removed

2003 Map

2003 Map

Voodoo Opened

2002

Cliff Hanger Opened

2001

Flying Trapeze Removed

Helitoys Opened

Mischief mansion Opened

2001 Winter Map

2001 Winter Map

13th January 2001 – Siberian Tigers

13th January 2001 – Siberian Tigers

2000

Magnum Force Opened

24th June 2000 – Jaffa Doing The Parrot Show

24th June 2000 – Jaffa Doing The Parrot Show

1999

Junior Driving School Opened

6th February 1999 – Parrot Show

3 Photos

1998

5th December 1998 – Sooty The Mangabey

10th October 1998 – Bird walk

10th October 1998 – Bird walk

Flying Trapeze Opened

9th May 1998 – The Return of The Penguins

2 Photos

5th December 1998 – Siberian Tigers

5th December 1998 – Siberian Tigers

1988

Dino Roller Opened

1997

Wild Mouse Opened

1996

Top Gun Opened

1995

Terroriser/Circulator Opened

UFO Opened

Flamingo Star Opened

Crazy Loop Removed

1995 Map

1995 Map

1994

Zig Zag Opened

1993

Flamingo land opened Pleasure island in Cleethorpes

Waikiki Wave/Tidal Wave Opened

Sky Flyer Opened

1991

Waltzer Opened

The Bullet Opened

Thunder Mountain Opened

1998

1998 Winter Map

1998 Winter Map

1990

Corkscrew Opened

6th February 1999 – Rhoda and Carlon

6th February 1999 – Rhoda and Carlon

People Mover Opened

1987

Balloon Race Opened

1986

Crazy Loop Opened

1985

Wacky Races Opened

1984

Gallopers Opened

Zoo Monorail Opened

1984 Map

1984 Map

1982

Go Gator Opened

1979

1979 Map

1979 Map

1978

The Park is sold to Robert Gibb

1978 Bought by Scotia director Robert Gibb Robert Gibb a director of Scotia Leisure bought the park after it ongoing financial problems  

1974

Flamingo Park Changed Name to Flamingo Land

1974 Map

1974 Map

1972

1972 Map

1972 Map

1970

Scotia leisure Era

From 1970 to 1978 the park was owned by Scotia Leisure ran by Don Robinson a Scarborough business man  

1966

1966 – Chimps Tea party

1966 – Chimps Tea party

1961

Flamingo Park Opened

The Park was founded by Edwin Pentland Hick and officially opened by England football legend Billy Wright

1961 Over 200,000 People Visited The Zoo In Its First Season