Tree falls on boat at Efteling, injuring three

Posted | Contributed by Jeff

Three people were injured when a tree toppled onto a boat in the Gondoletta ride in the Efteling theme park early on Tuesday afternoon. One of the theme park visitors sustained a head injury, the second a broken leg and the third suffered only minor injuries.

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See, maybe there is such a thing as too much charm.


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rollergator's avatar

Are we going to hear the same complaints that we heard when it happened at SFMM with Ninja?

The (formerly) charming trees have gone rogue - they're attacking!


You still have Zoidberg.... You ALL have Zoidberg! (V) (;,,;) (V)

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I just want to know - was anyone around to hear it, and did it make a sound?

I think the important takeaway from this is that charm can be deadly.


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Was the tree black?

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Rick_UK's avatar

I didn't think that ride could be any more painful! 22 minutes!


Nothing to see here. Move along.

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Now they can replace the tree with a solar panel.


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RCMAC said:

Was the tree black?

No, but its family was.


Buncha Canadian Walnuts.

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For our environmentalist Coasterbuzzers, an alternate headline: "Tree falls on boat at Efteling, injuring tree"

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If the tree were in the wild, it would have lived much longer. In fact, I've heard of an upcoming expose documentary entitled "Blackbush."

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ApolloAndy said:

expose documentary entitled "Blackbush."

I don't know what you thought you were watching, but that weren't no documentary and it weren't about trees, if you catch my drift.


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After Cedar point closed Paddlewheel, the vengeful Bucky Beaver moved to Efteling.


Something tells me this tree didn't go back up again after the boat went around the corner...

--Dave Althoff, Jr.


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