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California's Great America

Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA 95050
+1 408-988-1776
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Great America was clean and we had a blast.

The lines were inviting and the park was clean. Some of the shops were closed. Staff was friendly... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Reno, United States
Great family fun

My first time at this amusement park in a long time. I was amazed how clean and well-maintained... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brentwood, California
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The new roller coaster, called Stealth, mimics flight and is one of the park's thriller rides.
  • Excellent29%
  • Very good43%
  • Average18%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA 95050
+1 408-988-1776
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The lines were inviting and the park was clean. Some of the shops were closed. Staff was friendly. We will definitely go again.

Thank D5448RNjenniferc
Reviewed 1 week ago

My first time at this amusement park in a long time. I was amazed how clean and well-maintained the park looked. Restrooms were clean and plentiful throughout the park. The rides were fun, and because we went on a Monday the lines were incredibly short....More

Thank BC8297
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We bought the day pass online and when asked if wanted to upgrade to a fast pass I did. 2 days later when we use it the fast pass was dated for the day I bought the online ticket (even though I had put which...More

Thank Judy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wait times averaged about 25-30 mins for most attractions. Shows were limited but entertaining. Vertical Impact is a must see. Park is showing it's age with peeling paint, worn appearances and items out of service. Food choices were varied but spread out over the park...More

Thank StressLessLiveMore
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The rides are fun and the entry pricing was reasonable. The people that work here are awful. They do not care about customer service, they are overall miserable, and lazy, disorganized. So just stay away from anything other than the rides and you will have...More

Thank madbeaut
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great America has something for everybody and it's family friendly. Great rides. Get there early if you want to avoid the larger crowds.

Thank GlennFrancoSimmons
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The park is clean and in pretty good condition given its age. It is a large amusement park in a major metro area so the crowd can be a little rough at times. My main purpose for this review is to warn other parents about...More

Thank James C
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I went to great America with my family and the only issue with the whole day is that you can't bring in food. We all loved it and it was great fun also at its peak times expect long lines which is the same at...More

Thank paisleysam
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

I've been visiting this park for 30+ years. My last visit on 6/17/2017 was for my daughters 11th bday party. The power went out in the whole park and they had to close early. They handed out vouchers for entry for a return visit. This...More

Thank luvvacationfun
Reviewed 15 July 2017

Read all the negative reviews on that other site about how the staff was rude kids and the place was dirty and prepared myself. All for nothing, the "kids" who work there were the nicest most helpful people I have dealt with in decades. If...More

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Response from D5448RNjenniferc | Reviewed this property |
There was a ticket booth for the daily admission. I purchased mine through the hotel. I would imagine most of the hotels nearby would have tickets as well. I cannot speak exactly for the Halloween Haunt but I did see that... More
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29 July 2017|
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Response from amitonly | Reviewed this property |
Cannot unless it's for medical reasons.
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31 May 2017|
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Response from LYLE M | Reviewed this property |
Best thing to do is call customer service.