Southern California Theme Parks

Disney California Adventure Park

Disney's California Adventure

Disney California Adventure Park
900 Disney Way
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 781-4565

Disney California Adventure is where Disney stories come to life!. Right across from Disneyland Park, enjoy a full day-to-night experience at Disney California Adventure. From the thrills of Cars Land to the romance of Buena Vista Street, Disney California Adventure Park is made up of seven lands and features more than 35 adventures and attractions.

 

The 55-acre Disney California Adventure theme park consists of seven themed lands. Buena Vista Street, Cars Land, Paradise Pier, Grizzly Peak, Hollywood Land, "a bug's land" and Pacific Wharf.

There's no end to the adventure as your imagination runs free in this one-of-a-kind Disney Theme Park. Enjoy the World of Color spectacular where water, light and fire create a kaleidoscope of fantasy.

Come and celebrate the fun and adventures of California as you embark on California Screamin', a looping roller coaster with plenty of 'air-time', and "Soarin' over California", where you actually feel like you're flying over some of the states greatest landmarks. Zip into the interactive adventure of Toy Story Mania or delight in the musical magic of The Little Mermaid Ariel's Undersea Adventure.

Hours:

Disney's California Adventure® Park

9:00 am - 10:00 pm

Current California Adventure park hours

Disneyland® Park

9:00 am - 12:00 am

Current Disneyland park hours

 

 

Disney's California Adventure or Disneyland with Transport from Los Angeles $153

 

Disney California Adventure Park Attractions

Buena Vista Street

Buena Vista Street

As you enter Disney California Adventure through Buena Vista Street, you immediately will be immersed in a locale reminiscent of Los Angeles in the 1920s. Buena Vista Street brings the spirit of Walt Disney into the park as never before. A bustling center of entertainment and opportunity that transports guests to the California that attracted Walt Disney in his early days as an animation pioneer.

The Red Car Trolley
The Red Car Trolley, based on Los Angeles' historic Pacific Electric Red Car Line, transports guests from Buena Vista Street down Hollywood Boulevard. Street characters and entertainers such as the "Red Car Trolley News Boys" and "Five & Dime" add to the lively fun along Buena Vista Street, engaging guests as they step back in time.

Cars Land

Cars Land

Home to the Radiator Springs Racers, Cars Land invites guests to step right into Radiator Springs and meet all of their favorite friends from the hit Disney Pixar films "Cars" and "Cars 2." as they journey down Route 66. Spanning 12 acres in Disney California Adventure Park, Cars Land is truly a must-see.

Cars Land Attractions:
Radiator Springs Racers - a high-octane indoor/outdoor adventure that revs through Radiator Springs and concludes with a high-speed race through the mountains of Ornament Valley.
Luigi's Rollickin' Roadsters - invites guests to climb aboard miniature Italian roadsters, Luigi's Italian cousins, as they whirl into the traditional dances of their village.
Mater's Junkyard Jamboree - Baby tractors swing guests through a Cars Land hoedown.

 

 

Paradise Pier

Paying tribute to the classic amusement parks that populated the California coast from the beginning of the 20th century through the 1940s, Paradise Pier features vintage-style rides and games, as well as many Victorian-inspired shops and restaurants.

Paradise Pier Attractions:

  • California Screamin'
  • The Little Mermaid ~ Ariel's Undersea Adventure
  • Toy Story Midway Mania!
  • Silly Symphony Swings
  • Mickey's Fun Wheel
  • Goofy's Sky School
  • King Triton's Carousel
  • Jumpin' Jellyfish
  • Golden Zephyr
  • Games of the Boardwalk

Grizzly Peak

Grizzly River Run

Experience this heart-pounding thrilling raft adventure that sends you roaring down an abandoned mine as you rush on a river through the scenic foothills of the Sierra Nevada. Grizzly River Run is one of the tallest, longest, fastest whitewater rapids ride yet!

Hollywood Land

"a bug's land"

It's Tough to Be a Bug!

Be fascinated in this stunning 3-D film, filled with surprising in-theater special effects, Audio-Animatronics® characters and secrets of the insect kingdom that you would never imagine

Join your host Flik, creator of a bug's land, as he reveals the sensational marvels of the insect kingdom.

Pacific Wharf

Pacific Wharf

Pacific Wharf offers guests a variety of ways to immerse their senses, with delicious tastes, tantalizing smells and live music. Tour the working bread factory at Boudin Bakery to watch the creation of sourdough bread and receive a tasty sample. Pacific Wharf also features charming restaurants offering variety of foods that provide a taste of California's diverse culinary heritage.

Attractions:
Walt Disney Imagineering's Blue Sky Cellar
The Bakery Tour—Hosted by Boudin Bakery

 

 

Disney California Adventure Park Attractions

Guardian of the Galaxy

World of Color

Disney California Adventure® Park's nighttime spectacular, "World of Color" is a dazzling array of water, color, fire, light and playful characters, displayed into a kaleidoscope of fantasy and imagination. Be immersed in this 25-minute show as you are transported into another world where animated sequences are projected onto a wall of water created by more than a thousand jets of water. Watch as they form incredible shapes in time to the music as Disney characters come to life.

The Little Mermaid – Ariel's Undersea Adventure

Be part of Ariel's world on this sensational attraction filled with music and favorite characters from The Little Mermaid!. You will find yourself immersed in Ariel's adventures as you climb aboard a giant clam shell and slowly descend below the waves to an underwater world teeming with movement, color and magic.

Once "under the sea," you will find yourself immersed in the classic story of "The Little Mermaid," sharing Ariel's adventure through advanced Audio-Animatronics technology, a magical cast of characters and a captivating musical score that will entice you to sing along.

Toy Story Mania!

Put on some 3-D glasses, board your ride vehicle and zip off into a 4-D world of exciting, midway-style games as you compete in this interactive "Toy Story" adventure. Toy Story Mania! is an attraction inspired by Disney Pixar's Toy Story films. Play games hosted by favorite Characters including Woody, Buzz, Rex and Hamm! Use your spring-action shooter to launch darts at balloons, rings at aliens, and more!

California Screamin'

Enjoy this state-of-the-art wooden roller coaster. Blast-off from the beach, twist, turn and loop upside down while enjoying lively onboard music.

Soarin' Over California

Imagine you are flying in a hang glider. Now picture yourself soaring above spectacular sites like the Golden Gate Bridge and Yosemite. Feel the wind in your hair as you see the glories of California and enjoy this awe-inspiring scenic tour of the Golden State, ending with a bird's eye view of the Disneyland Resort itself. Located – Golden State

The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror

Check into the once-glamorous, and now vacant, luxury Hollywood Tower Hotel. Encounter the hotel's ghostly guests. Explore the mysteries of what happened that fateful night when lightning struck. Get an adrenaline rush from the view at the top of the abandoned elevator shaft before plunging 13 stories into the fifth dimension, know as The Twilight Zone.

Cars Land

Cars Land is a recreation of Radiator Springs, the Route 66 town made famous by the movie Cars. Tour a real-life Radiator Springs at Disney's California Adventure entertainment area.

Say hello to Radiator McQueen and other characters from the Disney-Pixar animated smash hit, pull up to Flo's V8 Café for refueling, and take a spin on three exciting new rides. Speed freaks will love Radiator Springs Racers, a fast-paced race through Ornament Valley, and the younger set can climb into a tractor-pulled Junkyard cart that spins in time to jukebox tunes. Luigi's Flying Tires take visitors on an aerial glide through the air — in oversized radial tires.

Ariel's Undersea Adventure

Inspired by the Disney film The Little Mermaid, this new ride combines cutting-edge special effects with "good, old-fashioned theatrical storytelling" to immerse visitors in the movie's plot, music and characters. After boarding clamshell-shaped cars, visitors will dive below the waves to meet Ariel's friends Flounder and Sebastian, travel through the evil Ursula's lair, and descend into Ariel's Grotto, where an audio-animatronic Ariel will serenade guests with the song Part of Your World. Ariel's Undersea Adventure is located in the Paradise Pier area of Disney California Adventure Park.

Goofy's Sky School

Located in the Paradise Pier section of the California Adventure Park is Goofy's Sky School, a steel roller coaster that takes passengers on a wild ride through sharp turns, steep drops and sudden stops. Under the madcap tutelage of flight instructor Goofy, this classic "wild mouse" roller coaster takes budding pilots on flying lessons filled with twists, turns and wacky antics

Disney's California Adventure Facts

Disney's California Adventure, Operating since 2001
Annual Visits: 5,630,000
Disney's California Adventure® Park

Disneyland, Operating since 1955
Annual Visits: 13,360,000
Disneyland®
Downtown Disney® District

How to get to Disneyland and Disney's California Adventure Park

Tip:
A good way to avoid long lines at a popular ride is to get to the gate before the park opens, have your route plotted, be among the first in the door and make a beeline for that famous coaster before the crowds arrive.

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