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“Fun for the whole family” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Six flags great escape

Six flags great escape
89 Six Flags Drive, Queensbury, NY
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Ranked #7 of 13 Attractions in Queensbury
Type: Amusement
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“Fun for the whole family”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

I like how the park keeps adding and updating rides and making the experience better. One thing that is discouraging is that more and more rides are beginning to cost money to use them. Also the price of extras ie, food, games, etc. is astronomical. I bought my daughter a slushie for $8 and on the cup it advertised .99 refills. If you read it fast it says only at Seven Eleven. What a way to take the consumer's money.

Visited July 2013
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English first
Conway, New Hampshire, United States
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Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
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“Big Rip Off”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2013

This was definitely our last visit to this attraction. For openers the handicapped parking requires one to drive up the road and onto the other side to obtain a ticket which, unless you could somehow push my wife's wheelchair over a pedestrian bridge, then required that you drive back down the road and finally turn into the park and then park several hundred feet away. At the gate security will do a bag check and instruct you to return any food to your car or throw it away.This in spite of the fact that we had three diabetics in our party. The park is semi clean and the employees inside were considerate of our needs. The internal food is overpriced but eatable. the parking cost $20 andvseveral of the internal rides and attractions are extra cost. We will not be back!

Visited June 2013
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Eastbourne
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“A little refurbishment needed”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

This was a great day out, no doubt about it, but there are some parts of the park that would benefit from a little refurbishment. The rides on offer here are great for all the family, but lack any real theming and some are in good need of a paint job. The Comet Roller-coaster was by far the best ride in the park; not only is it historic but also offers a ride which is fun and not too rough considering its age. Splashwater Kingdom is a good little waterpark but is strangely split in two, meaning you will have to walk out of the gates on one side of the waterpark, up a hill, and then into the other side; a walk which is not comfortable on a hot day due to the tarmack heating up. The wave pool is also very shallow and is for some reason frequently closed for 15 minute breaks every so often. Odd, never seen this in other waterparks. Other than this, like the rest of the park, the waterpark is great fun and offers a great variety of slides and attractions. Try the Cliffhanger, it's a blast!

Visited July 2013
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“Perfect for the Mild to Moderate thrill seekers”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2013

This is our 3rd time back here (a 6 hours drive!) Our children are not extreme thrill seekers so the rides here are awesome for us. The park is well designed and capitalizes on space, meaning that the rides are close to each other (unlike Canada's Wonderland) There are the usual "toss-your-cookies-rides" like the "Drop Zone Tower, Massive looping coasters (3 i think) but the water park with Funnel quad tube, loooong lazy river, fantastic kids splash and ride area, tube ride and EXTREMELY AWARE life guards make this Six-Flags our favourite.

BUY the $15 dollar drink cup on your way in....refills are free all day. We are cheap/smart and bought 1 cup and refilled it as often as we wanted all day long. Don't get sucked into the other cup offers. If you go back for a second or third day it costs 99cents to refill as much as you want for the entire day.

Visited July 2013
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Nepean
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“Excellent Experience”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

Park staff were friendly, lines ups to rides were minimal and they had a ton of rides and attractions for young children. Will definitly go back!

Visited July 2013
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