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California's Great America

Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA 95050
+1 408-988-1776
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Really fun rides, expensive food and drinks

The rides of California’s Great American are really thrillingly. Some are minimum of 12 years or... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ivo L
via mobile
Anshuman Sethi

Awesome Place to spend a Day..Rides, Food everything is Great. Kids will really have a Great Fun... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2017
Anshuman S
via mobile
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The new roller coaster, called Stealth, mimics flight and is one of the park's thriller rides.
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good42%
  • Average19%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“gold striker” (40 reviews)
“season pass” (38 reviews)
Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA 95050
+1 408-988-1776
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The rides of California’s Great American are really thrillingly. Some are minimum of 12 years or so. In October the park is quieter especially in the morning. Waiting times were max 2 minutes. And continued throughout the day actually. Prices of food and drinks were...More

Thank Ivo L
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Awesome Place to spend a Day..Rides, Food everything is Great. Kids will really have a Great Fun time here.

Thank Anshuman S
Reviewed 3 October 2017

The first time I was here was more than 20 years ago. I've been back several times since then. Even though my enthusiasm for roller coasters has waned over the years I still enjoy returning once in a while. I did a 5 K run...More

Thank sunshinestatedoc
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

We bought season passes this year we're actually the best thing for our family. We were actually able to purchase season pass tickets by making monthly payments which was awesome. We definitely purchase the all you can eat day pass which saves you ignore miss...More

Thank Angela A
Reviewed 18 September 2017

We've gone to Great America since it opened. We had a fun day, but this park is definitely not what it used to be years ago. Several of the rides we'd looked forward to riding were closed to prep for their Halloween event, but the...More

Thank Moogie95833
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

For the year of 2017 we all got season passes specifically to take our 1 year old daughter this summer. Gold pass offers entry for the summer, Halloween and winter festival. Regular pass is for great America summer only. The place is not as clean...More

Thank Victor B
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

I've been going to this amusement park ever since I was a child. I am 47 now and I still act like a child ! Lol. It was called Marriotts Great America back then. The park has changed a lot since then, with rides and...More

Thank Bruce S
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

It was a nice day to spend at the park.Kids had a great time on the rides.Our favorites were Flight deck and the Demon roller coasters,they were definatly worth the wait in the lines.Drinks and food are very expensive in the park.If you purchase them...More

1  Thank Stephanie N
Reviewed 1 September 2017

We enjoyed most of the rides and especially those with splashing and water. Loved Flight Deck and Patriot and Rip Roaring Rapids rides. We got wet and and mostly enjoyed the lazy river run. The food is dissappointing, so plastic and junk food around. No...More

Thank Athensjuel
Reviewed 22 August 2017

My family (kids 6 and 9) and I visited the park on a Thursday in July and it was a great trip. We arrived first thing in the morning and stayed until 5PM. Many friends we talked to (including in the bay area) didn't know...More

Thank beachboy381
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17 August 2017|
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Response from licha19 | Reviewed this property |
If you buy the gold season pass includes you parking and Halloween hunt. Otherwise if you buy your day pass for this season you'll have to buy your ticket separate for the Halloween hunt
Erik K
29 July 2017|
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Response from amitonly | Reviewed this property |
Cannot unless it's for medical reasons.
Laura V
31 May 2017|
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Response from LYLE M | Reviewed this property |
Best thing to do is call customer service.