Great America Theme Park


Great America theme park is a 100-acre seasonal park in Santa Clara that is part of the Cedar Fair family of theme parks. It is Northern California's largest family attraction and is the only theme park in California to feature a water park inside a theme park for one admission price.


The park features 40 rides and attractions including 10 roller coasters, live stage shows, Nickelodeon TV characters and the 13 water slides of Boomerang Bay Beach Club.

Great America theme park features several family rides including the world’s tallest double-decker carousel, “Carousel Columbia”, and the “Barney Oldfield Speedway” where guests can take an antique car ride around the “Grizzly” wooden roller coaster.

Water rides include “Loggers Run”, “White Water Falls” and the “Rip Roaring Rapids” raft ride. Thrill rides include “SURVIVOR The Ride”, “Delirium” and the “Drop Zone Stunt Tower” as well as roller coasters “The Demon”, “Invertigo”, and the “Top Gun” jet coaster. Guests can also visit the Action FX Theater and enjoy the shows ”SpongeBob SquarePants 3D” and “The Funtastic World of Hanna-Barbera”.

Nickelodeon Central is the area of the park where guests can meet and greet their favorite Nickelodeon characters at “Nick Jr. House” and “Nicktoons Central”. Some of the attractions include the ”Dora’s Dune Buggies”, “SpongeBob’s Boatmobiles” and the “Wild Thornberry's Treetop Lookout”. Guests can also get ‘slimed’ at the interactive stage show, “Nick Live”.

KidZville is a busy town built just for kids features 18 rides and attractions for parents and kids to enjoy together. Rides include the “Cartoon Carousel”, the “Fender Bender 500” mini bumper cars and the “Taxi Jam” kid coaster.

Boomerang Bay Beach Club is the Australian-themed 13-acre water park located within this California theme park that includes the 355,000-gallon wave pool, “Great Barrier Reef”. It also features poolside cabanas, the heated ”Boomerang Lagoon” and the area’s longest lazy river, “Castaway Creek”.

Water rides include the 2-person tube ride, “DownUnder Thunder”, and the family raft ride, “Didgeridoo Falls”. Also featured are the enclosed tube rides “Ripsnort Ridge”, “Tasmanian Typhoon” and” The Screamin' Wombat”. Little ones can enjoy the “Kookaburra Cay” water playground and the bigger kids can explore the multi-level water fortress of eight family slides in “Jackaroo Landing”.

For more information on this California theme park, please contact:

Great America Theme Park
4701 Great America Pkwy.
Santa Clara, CA 95054
408-988-1776
www3.cedarfair.com/greatamerica/







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