The Galleon pirate ship is a "fantastic family ride – one that we have considered adding for quite some time," according to George Frantzis II, a park co-owner.

"With this being our milestone centennial season, there was no better opportunity than now for us to make this acquisition – one that will certainly be welcomed by our loyal customers," he said.

Also new is a three-lane fun slide, featuring 100ft fibreglass chutes that drop from a 28ft high platform.