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Address: Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA 95050
Phone Number: +1 408-988-1776
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The new roller coaster, called Stealth, mimics flight and is one of the...

The new roller coaster, called Stealth, mimics flight and is one of the park's thriller rides.

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We went the weekend before Halloween, so it was rather busy. I Have learned from other places in Florida, spend a little more and get the upgraded pass which allows front of the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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Tampa,Fl
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Tampa,Fl
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93 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went the weekend before Halloween, so it was rather busy. I Have learned from other places in Florida, spend a little more and get the upgraded pass which allows front of the line access, since we purchased ahead of time, we got a great deal on our tickets. For what I consider a smaller park I think they did... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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35 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time to this park. As a roller coaster fan, I have visited Magic Mountain, Cedar Point, Knott's Berry Farm, Disney, Universal and both Busch Gardens. Gold Striker is one of the best wooden coasters I have experienced. It is so fast and it maintains a high speed the whole ride. Flight deck was also very good. Rip Roaring Rapids... More 

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USA
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204 reviews
66 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Place was clean, staff was friendly, while I didn't eat-wasn't hungry, they did have soda fountains... was a nice touch. Coke products to include lemonade.

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San Francisco, California
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20 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Great fun with teenagers. This was my second year of attending. Here are some tips: Arrive early an hour early and be there when they drop the entrance rope at 7pm. Head straight for the back of the park without distraction. If you start with the high school maze, you can then do the toy maze and Cornstalkers all before... More 

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San Jose, California
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278 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

For the last five years, we have purchased season tickets to Great America and have enjoyed the park, waterpark and now The Haunt. Our favorite are the mazes, haunted houses and the ghouls that walk/stalk the park. Our favorite attractions are the Cornhuskers, the Psycho Mouse coaster, and Dia de Los Muertos. We will be back every year!

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San Jose, California
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31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

Still a lot of fun and some great thrill rides! Boomerang Bay is really fun! Like most theme parks, food and beverages are very expensive, but you can get a discount if you have a season pass. Food court also has a good selection of foods for all tastes. And, the sports bar has beer and wine (shhhhh!). There is... More 

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15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Husband and I decided to try out the Halloween HAUNT at great America. We paid $15 a person to do the buffet before. Absolute horrible and dry and there were supposed to be "monsters" roaming around as part of the fun. There wasn't a single one. It was cafeteria style. Not worth it! The HAUNT itself was fun. We paid... More 

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Mariposa, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

California Great America is one of the best deals for a family or anyone wanting to have some fun. There season pass deal is a great deal and on the payment plan it's perfect for my family. We go 4 to 6 times a year. The rides are perfect for all ages and the water park is perfect for hot... More 

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Chico, California
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

It was just me and my boyfriend no kids and we had a great time. There were no lines to wait in we got on all the rides so fast. It wasn't packed at all it was a perfect day to go and because we had such a great time we now have a season pass to great America. It... More 

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Las Vegas NV
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122 reviews
53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016

CGA was a last minute addition to our trip itinerary. It was opening night of Halloween Haunt. Though the hours were only 7pm until midnight, it turned out to be an excellent time to visit the park. I'm primarily interested in riding roller coasters, but we enjoyed the overall atmosphere of the event. Getting there a little before 7pm, we... More 

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