Six Flags Great Adventure is the world’s largest theme park with world-class coasters, Safari Off Road Adventure, three kids’ areas and events like Fright Fest and Holiday in the Park. Next door, Hurricane Harbor water park features 25 thrill slides, massive wave pool, lazy river and water play areas.
Six Flags Great Adventure is an amusement park located in Jackson, New Jersey, owned by Six Flags. Situated between New York City and Philadelphia, the park complex also contains the Hurricane Harbor water park.
The park opened in 1974 under restaurateur Warner LeRoy. Six Flags took over ownership of the park in 1977. Today, the park contains eleven themed areas.
On August 30, 2012, Six Flags combined its 125-acre (51 ha) Great Adventure Park with its 350-acre (140 ha) Wild Safari animal park to form the 475-acre (192 ha) Six Flags Great Adventure & Safari park, making it the second-largest theme park in the world, after Disney’s Animal Kingdom.