Californias Great America

Santa Clara, CA

Theme Park
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Address: 4701 Great America Pkwy, Santa Clara, CA 95054, USA How do we get there? Number: 408-988-1776
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About this activity

Let us guess: you're a thrill seeker, looking for those amazing rides that will get your heart racing? No, wait, you're just a little adventurer looking for some sweet and entertaining kiddie rides that are perfect for your age? No, hang on, you're looking for an amazing water park with lots of fun attractions where you can slide and splash all day? Are we close?

Well, whoever you are, you can be sure that there is something for you at California's Great America - perfect for YOUR family's great adventure!

You're a family, so let's start with those family rides! You can drive back in time on the Oldfield Speedway, nothing like an antique roadster to get your day started! Maybe it's the classic bumper cars that take your fancy, or that old fashioned carousel experience on the world's tallest double decker carousel! What an experience!

Looking for something a bit....watery? Why didn't you say so! Boomerang Bay Water Park has a TON of water attractions, from the longest lazy river in the area, a twisty typhoon slide to the super fun kiddie areas just for the little ones!

What's that? You're more into the thrill rides? Let's go! There is that classic thrilling wooden coaster, or the incredible Flight Deck where you are suspended on a 360 degree vertical loop, and yes, it goes 50 miles per hour! There are twirls, spins, loops, and free fall drops galore at Calfornia's Great America - what will you be picking first! 

To break up your day, there is live entertainment throughout the day in various locations, so when you arrive, be sure to check what's on so you can plan your rides around it! 

Activity location


Located at 4701 Great America Pkwy in Santa Clara, the park is 45 miles from San Francisco on the US 101 South, or 3 miles from San Jose on US 101 North.

Parking is $15 for regular parking. RV parking is $22.

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How much does it cost?



$38.99 for single day admission.



$38.99 for single day admission.



Season passes available


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Californias Great America FAQ’s

The park ensure that safety is paramount for all who visit, so make sure you take note of the height or weight requirements on the rides. It's for your own safety!

You may bring in baby food and formula into the park.

There are PLENTY of places for you to grab some food! From churros, pretzels, and good old American fare including burgers, chicken strips and pizzas, you will never be with an empty tummy!

If you have little kids, they have their own mini park! Planet Snoopy is a great place to visit as it's jam packed with fun rides and experiences!

They LOVE having schools there! So much so, that they have special days! Two days in May are for school groups only, with all you can eat picnic lunch! There are also homeschool days too.

You may bring in baby food and formula into the park.

No outside food can be brought into the park, but if you have any food allergies you can bring in your own food. There are food outlets which serve salads, sandwiches and water too.

There are a limited number of wheelchairs available on a first come, first serve basis to rent. When you arrive, check which rides are accessible for you.

You can buy single tickets at the entrance but they are cheaper online so buy in advance!

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