Amusement Parks and Centres Operation in Australia: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Amusement Parks and Centres Operation Market Research Report | ANZSIC R9131 | Mar 2016

Wild ride: Increased tourist numbers and improving weather help return revenue to growth

IBISWorld’s Amusement Parks and Centres Operation market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Market Share of Companies
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Growth in the Amusement Parks and Centres Operation industry has been mixed over the past five years. This has been due to lower consumer sentiment, low real household discretionary income growth, some adverse weather conditions, and discounting by amusement parks to attract new customers and gain repeat business. Consumer spending has been under pressure from high housing costs, although this has been offset by high growth in international tourist numbers. Competition from substitute entertainment industries and services, such as sports and online content, has been putting pressure on industry operators and reducing revenue and profit.

The industry is sensitive to factors that cause changes to domestic entertainment spending and international visitor arrivals... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

The industry can be segmented by the type of product or service being offered. These include park admissions and services, rides, food and beverages, and coin-operated machines. The industry can also be segmented by type of establishment.

Admissions and services

Admissions to amusement or theme parks and other industry locations, and service fees to venues (such as mini-golf courses and go-kart tracks) make up the largest product segment, accounting for an expected 41.2% of industry revenue in 2015-16. This segment has declined over the past five years due to the major theme parks such as Dreamworld, Movie World, Wet'n'Wild and Sea World offering a greater range and number of discounted and unlimited-entry tickets... purchase to read more


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What is the Amusement Parks and Centres Operation Industry?

Amusement or theme parks offer attractions such as mechanical rides, water slides, games, shows and theme exhibits. They also lease venue space for other businesses to operate attractions or provide services (such as selling food) on a concession basis. Amusement arcades, centres or parlours are permanently located within a venue and offer many coin-operated games, such as pinball.

Industry Products
AdmissionsRidesFood and beveragesMerchandiseCoin-operated machines
Industry Activities
Amusement park operationsTheme park operationsWater park operationsIndoor rock climbing operationsAmusement and video game arcade centre operationsAmusement machines or rides concession operationsChildren's fun centre operationsGo-kart centre or track operationsMini-golf operationsObservation deck and tree walk operations

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