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California's Great America tickets
Enter the Bay Area’s most exciting theme park for a day of riding, splashing, and endless entertainment!
The San Francisco Explorer Pass is the best choice for maximum savings and flexibility.
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!
Stop by during the holiday season to experience WinterFest! California's Great America transforms itself into a Winter Wonderland, complete with holiday lights, carolers ,world-class entertainment, seasonal treats, and more.
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!
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!
Present your pass at Guest Services located near the far right Front Gate entrance to receive your admission ticket.
Hours vary by season. Please check online for daily hours of operation
4701 Great America Pkwy
Santa Clara, CA 95054
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).
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.
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