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Pacific Park - Santa Monica Pier tickets

Gate Prices Adult $34.95
Child (3-12) $18.95
Take a sun-powered spin on the world's only solar-powered Ferris wheel. Breathe in the salty ocean air, then let it all out in a scream as you dive toward the Pacific on a steel coaster. Opened in 1996, this seaside park continues to thrill.

Visit a California classic and get access to unlimited rides and fun at the famous Pacific Park, an amusement park built right on the Santa Monica Pier over the Pacific Ocean.

Take a spin on the world’s only solar-powered Ferris wheel and enjoy the bird’s-eye-view of the surfers and ocean below, take a ride on the “West Coaster,” the park’s steel roller coaster of a thrill ride, get a feel for surfing on “Inkie’s Wave Jumper,” a rotating ride that simulates actual waves, and more.

Pacific Park highlights include:

  • Inkie’s Wave Jumper: a surf simulation ride that rotates letting riders jump up and down and bounce as if they were actually riding a wave.
  • Shark Frenzy: A new spin on the classic tilt-a-whirl. Hang on for a frenzy of excitement as you whirl around in the open mouth of great shark.
  • West Coaster: the only West Coast, oceanfront, steel roller coaster located on a pier over the Pacific Coastline.
  • Pacific Plunge: a 9-story tower ride that makes you feel completely weightless as it whizzes you 150-feet over the Santa Monica Bay in a 10-seat gondola before dropping you in a freefall.
  • Frog Hopper: this ride bounces young riders straight up and down to heights of 18-feet taking some exciting plunges.

Take part in a little friendly-competition with some of the Park’s classic midway games like “Wac-A-Mole,” “Riptide Ring Toss,” “Soccer Kick,” and more (please note: games are pay-to play and not included with the Unlimited Ride Wristband). Winners can even take home prizes like giant plush and licensed sports gear. When you ready for a break from all the fun, recharge at one of Pacific Park’s seven different food outlets like Whac-a-mole Tacos, Scoops Ice Cream and Treats, and Beach Burger.

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Getting In

Present your pass at the any ticket booth at Pacific Park to receive your Unlimited Ride Wristband. Each guest must present a valid ride card or wristband to go on the rides at Pacific Park. Children under 3 years of age ride free with a paying adult ONLY on the Pacific Wheel. All riders must adhere to safety guidelines posted at the entrance of each ride location.


Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier is open 365 days a year. The Park’s operating hours vary by season and may change due to inclement weather or special events. Prior to visiting, be sure to check the website or call (310) 260 8744 ext 0 for the current operating schedule.


Pacific Park on the Santa Monica Pier is open 365 days a year. The Park's operating hours vary by season and may change due to inclement weather or special events.


Convenient and affordable parking is available through the City of Santa Monica's beach parking lots located on and adjacent to the Pier. Hours vary seasonally; call to verify operating hours.


380 Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica, CA 90401

Driving Directions

I-10 west to Santa Monica. Take 4th St/5th St. exit, turn right 1 block to Colorado Street. Turn left on Colorado Street, 1/4 mile to the Pier.

Public Transportation

Metro: LA Metro Buses # 4/304, 33/333, 20, 720, Big Blue Bus. The Expo Line stops at 4th St. and Colorado Ave, about a 10 minute walk from the Pier. Walk west down Colorado Ave to arrive.

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