Awards 2018

Eighth edition of the Diamond ThemePark Awards



The main focus of the Diamond ThemePark Awards has been put on parks from Belgium and the Netherlands. But also several European categories are being included.

  • Best Amusement Park Be/Ne
  • Most Child-friendly Park Be/Ne
  • Best Kid's Park Be/Ne (=> specific target audience of kids up to 12 years old, so no family parks to be included here...)
  • Most Sensational Park Be/Ne
  • Best Rollercoaster Be/Ne
  • Best (non-rollercoaster) Ride Be/Ne
  • Best Zoo Be/Ne
  • Most Beautiful Animal Enclosure Be/Ne 
  • Best new Animal Enclosure Be/Ne 
  • Most Beautiful Birth Be/Ne 
  • Best Adventure / Experience inside the zoo Be/Ne
  • Education-Award Be/Ne (=> infotainment, scientific programs, conservation programs,...)
  • Best Restaurant Be/Ne 
  • Best Event Be/Ne (=> no seperate category for Halloween this edition)
  • Best Theme Music Be/Ne 
  • Most beautiful Park Be/Ne (=> landscaping, theming)
  • Best Staff Be/Ne
  • e-Award Be/Ne
  • Greatest action on SocMed Be/Ne
  • Best Show in a park Be/Ne
  • Best Waterpark Be/Ne
  • Best European Themepark
  • Best Ride EU
  • Best New EU
  • Nicest Overnight Experience EU
  • Best European Zoo
  • Jury: Spotlight Award

The Expert Jury consists out of the FANjury and a PARKjury. All nominated parks from Belgium and the Netherlands will also have the chance to vote for their favorites, based on their professional experience in this sector. The votes from the Expert Jury will only determine 50% of the total score, the rest is up to the public to vote.

Voting will be finished on March 4th. The winners will be announced during a special event in Safaripark Beekse Bergen.


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Beste Pretpark /
Best Themepark (BeNe)
NL: Efteling
BE: Walibi Belgium