Children playing in the playground

Amazing pirate themed playground designed and delivered by Lappset Creative

A magnificent Pirate Ship-themed play area is one of the new outdoor attractions at the LEGOLAND Deutschland Resort Piranteninsel in Günzburg, Bavaria. The Pirate Ship was designed and delivered by Lappset Creative.

Legoland Resort, Germany
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Themed attractions in the LEGOLAND

LEGOLAND Deutschland Resort opened the 2018 season on 24 March with the introduction of four exciting new attractions, among them the large Pirate Island Hotel with a huge Pirate Ship in the LEGOLAND Holiday Village by Lappset Creative.

Three other attractions include The Great LEGO Race, Europe's first LEGO-themed virtual reality roller coaster, the popular LEGO Star Wars™ MINILAND Model Display, extended with key scenes from the seventh film in the sci-fi saga, and the LEGO NINJAGO heroes embarked on a new 4D movie adventure.

The playground is located next to the Pirate Island Hotel

Ships to sleep in, buccaneer menus, a pirate ship playground – on 24 March, the €26.6 million Pirate Island Hotel opened its doors in the LEGOLAND Holiday Village, right by the park. The entire area is modeled like a pirate island.

The centrepiece of this children's paradise is the impressive pirate ship in front of the Pirate Island Hotel. The large wooden construction provides budding buccaneers with all the room they need to sail the LEGO seas.

The Pirate Ship is made of sustainable wood

The main material used in the ship is PEFC-certified pine, which has grown slowly in the north. Therefore, it is a very strong and long-lasting natural, ecological, and sustainable material. The 11-meter-high masts are made of powder-coated steel with printed fabric sails. The Pirate Ship is 18.5 metres long, and 16.5 metres wide and the mast height is 11.5 metres. The size of its sails is 40 square metres. The entire vessel weighs about 10 tons. Skull Island is 8.3 metres long, 6.8 metres wide and 3.3 metres high.

"We selected and used the best materials for each use considering functionality, durability, visual design and safety." - Tero Puotiniemi, Senior Concept Designer, Lappset

LEGOLAND® Deutschland Resort is part of the Merlin Entertainments Group. LEGO, the LEGO logo, the Brick and Knob configurations, the Minifigure, DUPLO, FRIENDS, MINDSTORMS, NEXO KNIGHTS, NINJAGO and LEGOLAND are trademarks of The LEGO Group. ©2018 The LEGO Group.

The Pirate Playground at LEGOLAND is designed to be an immersive experience that brings out everyone’s inner pirate

Children playing in the playground

Children playing in the playground

Alanen Asko 2023
A smooth design process

The design process went smoothly and the outcome was a good balance between functionality, play value, capacity and theming. The overall design fits excellently with the IP owners, Legoland’s requirements and the budget. Our technical design and manufacturing took about 12 weeks and the installation 3 weeks. The hand over was on the 2nd of February 2018. Legoland’s team did a great work and provided marvellous LEGO Pirates props/characters, which are now attached to the Pirate Ship’s bow.

- Asko Alanen, Lappset Creative

Children balancing in the playground
Children climbing to the Pirate Ship
A LEGO pirate
Girl having fun on the playground
Filled with adventure, this fun playground is sure to be a favorite spot among kids who visit the resort
The centerpiece of this children's paradise is the impressive pirate ship in front of the Pirate Island Hotel

The centerpiece of this children's paradise is the impressive pirate ship in front of the Pirate Island Hotel

Lappset Creative

For additional information, please contact: Asko Alanen, Lappset Creative asko.alanen@lappset.com

LEGOLAND Pirate Island Hotel

Please visit LEGOLAND Germany and have an amazing Pirate Island Hotel experience.

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LEGOLAND Press contact

LEGOLAND Deutschland Freizeitpark GmbH Marion Pachmann, Senior PR Manager Venessa Brand, PR Executive LEGOLAND Allee 89312 Günzburg press@LEGOLAND.de Tel.: +49 (0) 8221-700 221

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