Six Flags Great Adventure Fact Sheet and Park Highlights 2012
Six Flags Great Adventure theme park offers fun for the entire family with 13 thrilling roller coasters, three distinct children’s areas, interactive animal entertainment like Dolphin Discovery and Safari Discoveries and a sensational concert line-up. Six Flags Great Adventure is the largest park in the Six Flags system and serves some of the largest markets in the country - New York, New Jersey and Philadelphia.
Six Flags Great Adventure is not just a one-day visit; it has truly become a multi-day family destination. Adjacent to the theme park, encounter nearly 1,200 exotic animals from six different continents in the largest drive-thru safari outside of Africa. Right next door, Six Flags Hurricane Harbor offers fun in the sun at the No. 1 water park in the Northeast.
Jackson, N.J., approximately one hour from Philadelphia and New York City. Take Exit 7A off the N.J. Turnpike (I-195 East) to Exit 16A. Or, take Exit 98 off the Garden State Parkway (I-195 West) to Exit 16. Driving directions can be found here.
For pricing, concert schedules, events and group sales call (732) 928-1821 or visit the park's website.
220 Full-time Positions
4,100 Seasonal Positions
Philadelphia 52; Washington, D.C. 186; New York City 70; Albany 195;
Baltimore 145; Boston 274; Hartford 175
Total property: 2,200 acres
For current pricing, please visit our Tickets page.
Six Flags Great Adventure kicks off its 39th season with Opening Weekend Presented by Lowe’s April 5 and runs daily through April 15 for Spring Break Presented by WONKA® NERDS®. The park operates weekends through May 20, with daily operation beginning May 23 and running through Sept. 3, plus weekends through Oct. 28. For hours and opearting calendar are available online.
2012 PARK HIGHLIGHTS
New! SkyScreamer – Theme park guests have more to scream about with the introduction of SkyScreamer, the newest sensation in tower rides. The 24-story SkyScreamer swings riders in a 98-ft. circle at speeds of 40 mph high above the newly-themed area, Adventure Alley.
New! Adventure Alley – Experience the thrills, fun and nostalgia of the newly-themed Adventure Alley. Featuring rides beloved both yesterday and today, Adventure Alley will offer classic, new bumper cars named Fender Benders; a music-themed scrambler, Déjà Vu; and Air Jumbo, a flying elephant ride, along with the iconic Big Wheel, a 150-foot Ferris wheel.