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Boomerang Bay Water Park

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Lazing along the river at Boomerang Bay.

Lazing along the river at Boomerang Bay.

California's Great America. Used with permission.

Overview:

California's Great America offers the state's only onsite water park that's included with theme park admission. Attractions at the medium-sized Boomerang Bay include a wave pool, a lazy river, and a bunch of water slides, all themed to the land down under. The water park offers a great way to cool down after a hot day waiting in line for Great America's coasters and other rides.

Special Note:

The park used to be owned by (the now defunct) Paramount Parks and was known as Paramount's Great America.

Location and Phone:

Santa Clara (near San Jose and San Francisco), CA

(408) 988-1776

Admission Info:

General admission passes include access to both the water park attractions and the dry rides. Reduced prices available for seniors (62+) and juniors (48"and under). Reduced prices available for tickets purchased in advance and online at the park's Web site. Season passes available.

Hotel Info:

Compare rates for California's Great America-area hotels at TripAdvisor.

Directions:

From San Francisco: US 101 S to Great America Parkway exit

From San Jose: US 101 N to Great America Parkway exit

From Oakland: I-880 S to 237 W to Great America Parkway exit

Park Features:

Body slides, wave pool, lazy river, interactive sprayground, raft slide, kids' water play area with a tipping bucket.

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