Theme Parks

There are four major theme parks and four water parks in the Los Angeles area offering their own unique rides attractions. All of these parks are entrance fee based, that is once you have paid your entrance fee, all the rides entertainment are free. Look out for the special money off vouchers leaflets found in hotel lobby's throughout the city before booking any trips. Also take into account the various locations before booking. Disneyland Knott's for example are in Anaheim, whilst Universal Six Flags are some 60 miles away in the Valleys.

1313 Harbor Boulevard

Opened in 1955 this is the original home of Mickey friends still as magical for children as ever. New for 2001 is Disney's brand new Californian Adventure Park 55 acres of amazing attractions including Screaming California roller coasters, the Grizzly River rafting expedition and a Hollywood Pictures Back lot tour where you can learn all about the movies.
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Knott's Berry Farm
8039 Beach Blvd
Buena Park

America's first and oldest theme park situated just 10mins. from Disneyland. Recreates the atmosphere of the Old West with its 1880 ghost town and authentic western memorabilia. Great Roller Coaster Rides , entertainment, shops and specialty rides make Knott's Berry well worth a visit. Knott's Soak City is right next door.
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Knott's Berry Farm with Transport 10 hours Starting from USD $78 per person
  No holiday to California is complete without a visit to Knott's Berry Farm. Ride the big coasters - Xcelerator, GhostRider, Montezuma's Revenge, Hammerhead and Boomerang, or maybe you'd prefer to see one of the spectacular shows. Be sure to visit Knott's California Marketplace where unique shopping and dining awaits you

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Universal Studios
Universal City
Hollywood Freeway(101)

Tel: 1-800-UNIVERSAL
Universal Studios, Movie Stars Homes' and City Tour 8 1/2 hours Starting from USD $90 per person
Click here for more information. What a day this is going to be! See all the sights you've heard about for years - Grauman's Chinese Theatre, the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Beverly Hills and Rodeo Drive. The day just keeps getting better when you arrive at Universal Studios, the world's largest film and television studio. With thrill rides, live action shows and not forgetting Universal City Walk - where shopping, dining and entertainment await.
VIP Experience at Universal StudiosŪ Hollywood Flexible USD $135 p/p
For an exclusive behind-the-scenes look into the world's largest film and television studio - this is the deal for you! You will have access to Universal Studios' movie and production facilities, where many of the most famous movies and television shows in the history of Hollywood have been - and continue to be - filmed. Don't just watch the movies - live them!

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Six Flags Magic Mountain
Magic Mountain Parkway
1-5 Golden State Highway
Tel: 805-255-411 or
Situated North of Hollywood in the San Fernando Valley Six Flags is not for the faint hearted. Renowned for its hair raising rides including the awesome Superman the Ride, you now have Goliath an 85mph 255 foot plunge into total darkness. This is a Warner Brothers Theme Park and all rides take their name from a Warner Film. Although the home of the thrill seeker you also have Loony Tunes smaller rides in this Park. Right next door is Hurricane Harbor Water Park, part of the Six Flags Group,
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Water Parks
Please note that these parks are complete swimming parks and require bathing costumes. They are not merely rides with water as you will find in log rides at Disney Knott's etc.

 Knott's Soak City
Next to Knott's Berry Farm
8039 Beach Blvd
Buena Park
Tel: 714-220-5200
Get soaked at Soak City, Knott's newest attraction. Situated right next to the world famous Knott's Berry Farm, Soak City consists of 21 water rides and attractions themed to the Southern California of the 50's 60's all the fun of the water.
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 Wild Rivers Waterpark
8770 Irvine Center Drive
Irvine. CA

Tel: 949-768-WILD
Situated just off the 405 ( San Diego Freeway ) 20mins. South of Disney is Wild Rivers, where you can get wet go wild in this family water park. Contains over 40 water rides attractions with two huge wave pools, for kids adults.
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 Raging Waters.
111 Raging Waters Drive
San Dimas. CA

Tel: 909-802-2200
Situated 30mins. East of Downtown LA and 20mins. North of Anaheim Raging Waters is California's Largest Water Park. With over 50 Acres of rides attractions you sure to find a ride here that suits you.
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 Hurricane Harbor
Next to Six Flags
Magic Mountain Parkway
1-5 Golden State Highway
Tel: 818-367-5965
Next to Six Flags Magic Mountain in Valencia. Part of the Six Flags Group Hurricane Harbor consists of 22 rides dozens of watery adventures for all the family. Try the 75ft.speed slides of Black Snake Summit.

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