As with all Six Flags parks, Discovery Kingdom offers Fright Fest. The annual Halloween celebration includes haunted mazes, special shows, and other features to mark the holiday.
Phone and Location:
Guest Relations: 707-644-4000 x374
Vallejo (near San Francisco), California
For an additional fee, the park offers the Flash Pass go-to-the-front-of-the-lines program. VIP tours available for an extra fee (which is quite high).
Directions and Hotel Info:
From U.S. 101 North: Take Highway 37E exit to Fairgrounds Dr.
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- Among its great thrill machines, the park features Medusa, a floorless coaster, Roar, a wooden coaster, and the launched coaster, V2: Vertical Velocity.
- Animal attractions include Ocean Discovery, where guests can interact with dolphins and other marine animals, Butterfly Garden, and Lion's Den, an African lion habitat.
- Attractions for younger kids include the Thomas & Friends area featuring characters and rides from the popular train-themed children's show, Looney Tunes Seaport, and Tava's Jungleland.
New at the Park:
New for 2012: Superman Ultimate Flight
Unique launched coaster will send riders soaring into a 150-foot loop for some high-in-the-sky inversions.
New for 2011: SkyScreamer
A spinning swing ride, SkyScreamer will rise a 150 feet into the air and reach speeds of 43 mph.