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海洋公園-越礦飛車 Ocean Park Mine Train
Hong Kong

立即化身成為西部牛仔,駕駛著瘋狂的越礦飛車,在沙塵滾滾的西部礦野忘我奔馳!齊來領略天旋地轉的感覺,剎那之間極速往返85米的高空和地面之間。這一秒鐘,浩瀚的海洋彷彿就在你身旁,轉眼之間,水平線倒轉傾斜,飛車又從半空之中翻騰滑落。在一輪驚險的呼叫聲之中,享受最痛快的體驗。

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Uploaded: 11/11/2012
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