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California's Great America tickets

Gate Prices Adult $30.00
Child (3-12) $30.00

Enter the Bay Area’s most exciting theme park for a day of riding, splashing, and endless entertainment!

Located in Santa Clara, California, Great America offers electrifying activities for every member of the family. You’ll get a rush of adrenaline on the dozens of thrill rides, splash about and ride the waves at the Boomerang Bay water park, make a stop at Planet Snoopy, experience the new 4D attraction Mass Effect New Earth at the Action Theater, and enjoy countless entertainment and dining options!

What could be better than a day in the California sun experiencing one of the most beloved amusement parks? Make the most of your visit to the Bay Area and adventure onto Great America!

The San Francisco Explorer Pass is the best choice for maximum savings and flexibility. Choose to use your pass for California's Great America tickets, then look to the list of other top attractions for your other Explorer Pass admission choices!

Getting In

Present your pass at Guest Services located near the the far right Front Gate entrance to receive your admission ticket.

Hours

Open March-December.
Hours vary by season. Please check online for daily hours of operation.

Note

Admission to WINTERFEST is included with your pass. Please check website for up-to-date hours of operation.

Address

4701 Great America Pkwy
Santa Clara, CA 95054

Driving Directions

From San Francisco: US 101 south to Great America Parkway exit (45 mi/72km);
From San Jose: US 101 north to Great America Parkway exit (3mi/5km);
From Oakland: I-880 south to 237, then west to Great America Parkway exit (45mi/72km);
From Sacramento: I-80 west to I-680 south; then Highway 237 west to Great America Parkway exit (142mi/229km).

Public Transportation

Via BART: Take the # 140, #141 or #180 VTA bus from the Fremont Bart station.
Via CalTrain: Connect to the VTA light rail at the Mountain View Caltrain station from points throughout the San Francisco Bay Peninsula and south to Gilroy.
 

Reviews for California's Great America

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We LOVE Great America
By Mamaof4 from California on
Pros:
Money Saver, Skip the lines Benefit, Safe, Family Friendly
Best Uses:
Active travelers, Great for families
Bottom Line:
Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

Comments about Smart Destinations California's Great America:

Great America is a wonderful place to visit with young kids or older kids. Rides for all.

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Read every thing WORD BY WORD
By Shortee Verified Reviewer from Fremont, CA on
Pros:
Money Saver
Cons:
Need To Be More Specific, Pick Up At Guest Services
Best Uses:
Great for families
Bottom Line:
No, I would not recommend this to a friend

Comments about Smart Destinations California's Great America:

Skip the TICKET line included. NOT the "Fast Lane" where you can cut in for the rides! So read, word by word on what's included.

Smart Destinations Response: We are sincerely sorry to hear that you did not get the most out of your trip! If you would like to send us an email with your order number, we are happy to look at the details and make any applicable changes. Thank you for taking the time to let us know how we can improve for next time.
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