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3 Best Amusement Parks in San Jose, CA

Expert recommended Top 3 Amusement Parks in San Jose, California. All of our Theme Parks actually face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes customer reviews, history, complaints, ratings, satisfaction, trust, cost and general excellence. You deserve only the best!

RAGING WATERS

2333 South White Road, San Jose, CA 95148 DIRECTIONS

Since 1985

Here’s The Deal:
Raging Waters is one of Northern California's biggest premier water parks. It is located in Lake Cunningham Regional Park. Raging Waters is spread over 23-acres of beautiful land. Raging Waters features a 350,000-gallon wave pool, endless river, and family raft ride. The park is attracted multiple visitors with its scenic panoramic views of Lake Cunningham. They have a million gallons of San Jose water slides, rides, and attractions. The park is the best kids' birthday party spot in San Jose. Their fun birthday party package comes with park admission, unlimited use of attractions, unlimited fountain soda, an all-day reserved table in the birthday area, lunch & a Raging celebration cake. They offer various in-park restaurants and snack areas that are perfect for any diet and appetite. Whether you're in the mood for a casual meal or sweet treat, you'll find just what you're looking for at Raging Waters San Jose. For your comfort, they provide unlimited entry and keyless locker rentals.

SPECIALTY:
Bombs Away, Dragon's Den, Great White Shark, Serpentine Slides, Shotgun Falls, Slide Creek Falls, Activity Pool, Sidewinder, Barracuda Blaster, Blue Thunder, Endless River, Pirate's Cove, Wave Pool, Little Dipper & Wacky Water Works

Price: Single Day: Gate Price: $49.99
Online Price: $49.99
General Admission - $49.99
Unlimited Visits Season Passes Starting at $54.99 online
Platinum Pass - $33

... More Prices Single Day: Gate Price: $49.99
Online Price: $49.99
General Admission - $49.99
Unlimited Visits Season Passes Starting at $54.99 online
Platinum Pass - $33
Gold Pass - $14
Silver Pass - $12
Bronze Pass - $5

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SANTA CRUZ BEACH BOARDWALK

400 Beach Street, Santa Cruz, San Jose, CA 95060 DIRECTIONS

Since 1907

Here’s The Deal:
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk is recognized as the best seaside park globally. Their bustling amusement park is renowned for its great rides, spectacular beach setting, and friendly attitude. Their indoor arcades feature the latest video and redemption games, pinball machines, a vintage game collection, a two-story miniature golf course, and a laser tag arena. Their restaurant menu has a variety of corn dogs, family recipes, deep-fried artichokes, chocolate-covered bacon, and twinkies. Their boardwalk rides are open on weekends, and arcades are available daily. Buy your wristbands online in advance to save up to $10 per person. They offer group discounts for school groups, youth groups, and more. At Boardwalk, parking lots are available for vehicles. Guests can be rented their wheelchairs for $10/day from the Guest Services Office near the Haunted Castle. They have the first aid office near the Haunted Castle ride. The Boardwalk is situated just 32.7 miles from the city of San Jose.

SPECIALTY:
Giant Dipper, Cliff Hanger, Cyclone, Double Shot, Fireball, Rock-O-Plane, Shockwave, Typhoon, Undertow, WipeOut, Looff Carousel, Cave Train, Freefall, Ghost Blasters, Haunted Castle, Logger's Revenge, Pirate Ship, Riptide, Sea Serpent, Sea Swings, Sky Glider, Space Race, Speed Bumps, Tornado, Tsunami, Beach Swing, Convoy, Jetcopters, Rock & Roll

Price: Season Pass - $89.95 + tax
Ride Wristband - $29.95 – $59.95 + tax
My Boardwalk Card 50 Points + 5 Bonus Points $50
100 Points + 15 Bonus Points $100

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GILROY GARDENS, INC.

3050 Hecker Pass Highway, Gilroy, San Jose, CA 95020 DIRECTIONS

Since 2001

Here’s The Deal:
Gilroy Gardens, Inc. is a family-friendly theme park in Gilroy, California. The park is ideal for garden lovers and families to enjoy with their young children. Gilroy Gardens features 21 rides, 27 attractions, six majestic gardens, and the world-famous Circus Trees. They have spacious fun-filled central water play areas where you can cool off in the summer heat. Gilroy Gardens has large 12 cabanas, all located on the park's west and east sides. You can take your lunch right to your cabana. Their meal delivery service includes pizza, chicken strips, salads, cupcakes, and more. You can enjoy their refreshing coca-cola fountain drinks all day long and get free refills on your first visits. Birthday party time is available from 11:30 am and 2 pm. Their washrooms are located outside of the park on the main pathway. Gilroy Gardens is situated just 32.5 miles from the city of San Jose.

SPECIALTY:
Apple and Worm, Artichoke Dip, Balloon Flight, Banana Split, Big Red Engine, Bonfante Railroad Train Ride, Bulgy the Goldfish, Claudia's Carousel, Garlic Twirl, Illions Supreme Carousel, Mushroom Swing, Paddle Boats, Panoramic Wheel, Pit Stop Racers, Tubs-o-Fun, Quicksilver Express Mine Coaster, Rainbow Garden Round Boat Ride & Sky Trail Monorail

Price: Admission Tickets $45
Premium Card $13.20/Mo*
Value Card $7/Mo*

Golden Ticket by The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (iaapa) for Landscaping Every Year Since 2005

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