Californias Great America

Santa Clara, CA

Where are we going?

Californias Great America
4701 Great America Pkwy
Santa Clara
CA 95054


What is there to do?

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! 

How much does it cost?

Adults: $38.99 for single day admission.

Children: $38.99 for single day admission.

Discount: Season passes available


Need a little extra help?

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.


When can we go?

Seasonal hours, so check for the day you want to visit. Water park hours may vary.

March to November


Any top tips?

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!

I’m Hungry!

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!

Healthy Eating

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. - Fun things to do with kids and best places to visit in the US
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