Product Details – Lego City Volcano Explorers 60124 Exploration Base
Help the scientists and explorers discover new information about the volcano with this LEGO City Volcano Explorers set! Find a spot to set up the exploration base so the scientists have the equipment they need. Then use the excavator and dumper to place boulders in the rack and break them open to find the crystal elements. Fly the drone over the volcano to get a bird’s eye view. Science rocks!
Lego City Volcano Explorers – Exploration Base Features
Get busy with some serious scientific work!
Volcano features a lever to trigger the volcano eruption.
Mobile operations center features a detachable truck cab with space in the back to carry a boulder, rolling wheels and a side that opens to reveal the operations center.
Excavator features an extendable hammer arm.
Wheeled dumper features rolling wheels and a handle.
Drone features spinning rotors.
Boulders can be placed in the boulder rack and the excavator used to crack them open and retrieve the crystals.
Base Building Kit (824 Piece), Including 6 minifigures.
Ages 8 – 12
Things we Like About Lego City Volcano Explorers
The volcano on the Exploration Base has a lever which enables you to pop lava rocks up causing an “eruption” this makes for a fun interactive feature. The truck/mobile operations unit is big and rugged looking and it opens up on either side to reveal the inside. The cab area has a crane on the back and there are lots of nice little accessories and attachments to go with it. The whole look of this vehicle has been well thought out and it is a bit different from the usual Lego truck.
We also liked the 6 mini-figures included which have a good balance of male and female characters as well as workers, adventurers and scientists.
The whole volcano and crystal finding scenario of this set makes for lots of creative game play for younger Lego enthusiasts.
Common Complaints About this Lego Set
The volcano looks a bit small compared with the monster mobile truck and the rest of the set.
When it was first announced for release in summer 2016 it was tagged at a $120 recommended retail price but we are seeing in excess of $150 at some shops but this price expected to change.
Is This Lego Set Worth The Money?
Lego City Volcano Explorers set is not cheap but as you get lot of pieces this set should appeal to most Lego fans.
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