ETF Ride Systems

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ETF Ride Systems
PredecessorEerste Textielmachine Fabriek BV
Founded Nederweert, Netherlands (1999 (1999))
Area served
Products Amusement ride systems
Parent ETF Group
Website Official website

ETF Ride Systems is a Dutch manufacturer of amusement ride systems. It was founded in 1999 and is owned by the ETF Group. The company has manufactured both tracked and trackless systems for both dark and outdoor rides.



ETF Ride Systems was founded in 1999 as a subsidiary of the ETF Group. The ETF Group currently encompasses ETF Machinefabriek, Sioux Electronics, ETF USA Corporation, and ETF Ride Systems. [1]

One of the company's first projects was to create a dark ride system for Sally Corporation's Labyrinth of the Minotaur ride. It opened in 2000 at the Terra Mítica amusement park in Spain. The ride system consists of several vehicles featuring laser blasters moving along a trackless system. [2] Although this tracked dark ride system was used on other rides, the company has also developed a trackless dark ride system to expand on their offerings. [3]

In 2010, ETF Ride Systems began designing a new ride system for Europa-Park in Germany. Following nine months of design and construction, Da Vinci Flight opened in August 2011. The ride system consists of several vehicles suspended from an overhead monorail line with guests controlling the speed of the ride through the use of on-board pedals. [4] [5]


The company also has several concepts for rides which they have yet to construct. [14]


Bullyversum Bavaria Film Studios Flag of Germany.svg Munich, Germany2012Mystic MoverTrackless [15]
Bazyliszek Legendia Flag of Poland.svg Chorzów, Poland2018Multi MoverTrackless [16]
Challenge of Mondor Enchanted Forest Flag of the United States.svg Turner, Oregon, USA2006Mystic MoverTrackless [17]
Challenge of Tutankhamen Walibi Belgium Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Wavre, Walloon Brabant, Belgium2003Multi MoverTrackless Sally Corporation [18] [19] [20]
Da Vinci Flight Europa-Park Flag of Germany.svg Rust, Germany2011Suspended FlightTrack Bound [4] [5]
Ghost Hunt Lake Compounce Flag of the United States.svg Bristol, Connecticut, USA2008Mystic MoverTrackless Sally Corporation [21]
Ghostwood Estate Kennywood Flag of the United States.svg West Mifflin, Pennsylvania, USA2008Mystic MoverTrackless [22]
Kingdom Quest Legoland Discovery Centre Flag placeholder.svg Several locations worldwideMulti Mover
Mystic Mover
Track Bound
P&P Projects [15] [23] [24]
Labyrinth of the Minotaur Terra Mítica Flag of Spain.svg Benidorm, Alicante, Spain2000Multi MoverTrackless Sally Corporation [2] [25]
La Aventura de Scooby-Doo Parque Warner Madrid Flag of Spain.svg San Martín de la Vega, Madrid, Spain2005Mystic MoverTrackless Sally Corporation [26] [27]
LEGO Factory Adventure Ride Legoland New York Flag of the United States.svg Goshen, New York, USA2021Xperience MoverTracklessHolovis [28] [29]
Maus au Chocolat Phantasialand Flag of Germany.svg Brühl, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany2011Multi MoverTrack Bound3DBA [30] [31]
Motor Mania ring°werk Flag of Germany.svg Nürburg, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany2009Multi MoverTrackless [32] [33]
Nights in White Satin: The Trip Freestyle Music Park Flag of the United States.svg Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, USA2008Multi MoverTrack Bound Sally Corporation [34] [35]
Popcorn Revenge Walibi Belgium Flag of Belgium (civil).svg Wavre, Walloon Brabant, Belgium2019Multi MoverTracklessAlterface [36]
Safari Tuneli Vialand Flag of Turkey.svg Istanbul, Turkey 2013Mystic MoverTrackless P&P Projects [24] [37]
Symbolica Efteling Flag of the Netherlands.svg Kaatsheuvel, The Netherlands 2017Multi MoverTrackless [38]
Thor's Hammer Tusenfryd Flag of Norway.svg Vinterbro, Norway2013Multi MoverTrack Bound P&P Projects [24] [39]
Vi På Saltkråkan Astrid Lindgren's World Flag of Sweden.svg Vimmerby, Sweden2007Mystic MoverTrackless Sally Corporation [3] [40]
Volcans Sacrés Vulcania Flag of France.svg Saint-Ours-les-Roches, Auvergne, France2013Multi MoverTrackless [41]
Zindan Vialand Flag of Turkey.svg Istanbul, Turkey 2013Mystic MoverTrackless P&P Projects [37]

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