Like Selva Magica, La Feria Chapultepec Magico is an enjoyable amusement park, and was one of the parks that was a part of the TPR Tour from a few years ago. The traditional style amusement park features some great classic coasters along with a selection of favorite amusement rides. Today, however, many of those rides were closed as seen on the front board at the entrance. Checking over it though, the three big coasters were open, so I decided to go ahead and enjoy the park for the afternoon and evening.
One of the things going on at the park is that it too is adding a Plaza Sesamo themed area, located within the area of the front gate. This has led to the use of a temporary entrance, but if it ends up being anything like the one at Selva Magica, it should be a nice addition for the kids visiting the park, and perhaps it could lead to a new coaster credit in the future. (This was the only park for this trip where there were no new credits to obtain, so it was simply a visit to enjoy some old favorites again).
Because of the Halloween/Dia de los Muertos season, the park had a special zombie walk in part of the park, where there were scareactors wondering around to scare visitors and partake in photos with them as well. Every so often, and alarm would go off, and they would gather to participate in a zombie dance.
The one coaster that was closed was the spinning mouse coaster, Raton Loco. While I seem to remember that this was a pretty wild ride with the amount of spinning, I wasn’t too worried about it being closed for the day since I rode it when here for the previous tour.
In many regards, riding the other coasters served as a nice reminder of how good they were, as it had been a while since riding them. One of the classics is Cascabel, which is the Schwarzkopf Shuttle Looper. The launch on this ride is much like the others of the same model, with a decent amount of force, although I will say that it wasn’t quite the same as Bullet at Selva Magica the other day, but it was still a ton of fun.
The moibus wooden coaster, Montaña Rusa, was a surprise when giving it a ride as I had not recalled the airtime that it offers in a few of the hills that followed the first big drop. The one downside to the operation on this day was that they only had one train running, so there was no dueling of the two tracks.
The true highlight of the day was re-riding Quimera, the Schwarzkopf triple-looping coaster. This is perhaps one of the most intense coasters that I have ever ridden, as there were a few moments at the bottom of the bigger drops going into the first couple loops that would cause some graying out. The speed with which this coaster rides is incredible, and may be one of the best ways for someone to see what it feels like to be in a fighter jet during the moments of the highest positive g’s.
As the night came, I enjoyed a few night rides before going back to the hotel. The next day I was feeling pretty physically worn out, which may have been a combination of being on the go the past couple of days, as well as spending a lot of time standing on the subways, so I took a day off just lounging at the hotel and working on reports which allowed me to get energized for the next day to visit my favorite park in Mexico, Six Flags Mexico!
See more of the 2018 Mexico Trip:
1: The Journey South / 2: A Day in Monterrey / 3: More Mexican Coasters / 4: Exploring Guadalajara /
5: Looking for Guadalajara Coasters / 6: Selva Magica / 7: A Night of Lucha Libre / 8: Cancun / 9: Back to Mexico City /
10: Día de los Muertos Parade / 11: La Feria Chapultepec Magico / 12: Six Flags Mexico / 13: ¡Kataplum! /
14: Día de los Muertos in Mixqic