Dreamworld reopens, many rides still closed

The park will donate $25 from each guest's fare to the Australian Red Cross (Getty)
The park will donate $25 from each guest's fare to the Australian Red Cross (Getty)

Dreamworld admits it has a battle on its hands to regain the confidence of theme park visitors.

The park reopens on Saturday, six weeks on from the ride tragedy that claimed four lives, including a New Zealander.

Chief executive Craig Davidson says they're putting every ride they have through thorough safety checks.

"We understand that people may have that mindset and we're fully understanding of that.

"It's up to us to show and prove we are good to go, we are a safe park and a safe operation, and restore that confidence."

A number of major attractions remain closed until a safety audit can be completed. The Thunder River Rapids ride, where the tragedy occurred, has been shielded from view.

The park will donate $25 from each guest's fare to the Australian Red Cross.

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