Disney California Adventure Park

Disney California Adventure Park

Disney California Adventure Park
4.5
Amusement & Theme ParksDisney Parks & Activities
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Sunday
8:00 AM - 10:00 PM
About
Buckle up for an exhilarating ride around Pixar Pier on the Incredicoaster, zoom through the desert landscape of Cars Land on Radiator Springs Racers, and explore a campus created for the next generation of Super Heroes at Avengers Campus.
Duration: More than 3 hours
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  • L_K1509
    London, United Kingdom1,332 contributions
    Another fantastic park
    Arrive early to enjoy more rides Clean park throughout day Loads of places to sit on benches or walls and plenty of places to eat and drink Very colourful park Best rides I think are Guardians of the galaxy, Soarin and Radiator springs car race. Tip! Use single rider lane for car race, so much quicker. We went single rider and ended up in the same car twice. Car seats 6.
    Visited March 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written March 6, 2023
  • Single Mum Travels
    Canberra, Australia182 contributions
    Another Great Adventure
    Like Disneyland head to Guest Services in Disney California Adventure Park to collect a Birthday badge for anyone celebrating a birthday while there. We had a fantastic time here, recommend eating at Pym's Test Kitchen for something different. Also we came across Redwood Creek Challenge Trail which we hadn't noticed before, my son had a fantastic time playing in there and it was a welcoming very quiet break from the noise of the park. Just note kids 12 and under can do the flying fox in there, but he turned 13 while on our trip so he then couldn't do that part anymore it still didn't stop him doing the rest. Favourite rides were Monsters Inc., Toy Story Mania and Web Slingers. Cannot wait to come back again.
    Visited January 2023
    Written March 27, 2023
  • JeannineBC
    Summerland, Canada518 contributions
    Very enjoyable day
    After a full day at Disneyland, my adult daughter and I had a day planned here. We had chosen our rides, food we wanted to try and experiences to be had. We had our lightening passes so on the day we planned our day based on wait times (that we can skip with our passes) & how high our desire for the ride was. What we found quite quickly upon arrival is that the rides closed down on a regular basis so that was hard for planning and for using our lightening passes. Booking your time slot didn’t work with the closures and the lines were much longer as there were all the people who had tried to use their passes, the lines were almost as long as the standby lines in some cases. The rides did reopen fortunately, you just need to monitor the ride through the app. Despite the closures, we were able to go on all the rides we were interested in with my favourite being the Guardians of the Galaxy. What an amazing thrill ride!! Grizzly River Run was a of fun and the Incredicoaster was amazing: thrilling, terrifying and exhilarating. We also went on the Palaround Ferris Wheel, Web Slingers and Golden Zephyr which were also fun. The only one we were somewhat disappointed in was Web Slingers. We felt that they could have made that a lot more than they did. Like Disneyland, food, drink and merchandise are expensive but you have choice as to whether or not you purchase. We were so impressed with the cleanliness of the environment.
    Visited April 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written April 11, 2023
  • Tom K
    Davenport, Florida321 contributions
    1st time here and may be the best Disney park
    1st time at this park and we did early entry. We actually got on every ride, but webslingers. This was with leaving at 2 and heading to Disneyland. The different parts of the park were amazing and great mix of rides. This is my new favorite park.
    Visited April 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written April 24, 2023
  • Fly-Wills
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates498 contributions
    A must visit, amazing park. A marvel lovers dream
    An amazing park that you won’t get bored of! I could spend all morning in avengers campus. For any marvel lover this park is a must visit. The avengers campus boasts several rides including Guardians of the Galaxy - mission breakout. This is the old tower of terror that has perfectly been converted into guardians. It is easily the best ride in both parks. For any marvel or guardians fan, you have to do this ride. Even queuing is worth it, there is so much entertainment and props during the queue. Cars land is also great! The cars ride puts you on a high speed circuit, and lots of the cars characters (full size cars) drive around the area. The California area is quality, boasting a massive roller coaster ‘the incredi-coaster. A giant Ferris wheel, lake and lots of tasty food outlets. Highly recommend trying the mango beer. The Sanoma Vineyard is also nice to visit in the sun. But expect hefty alcohol prices. A hot dog along the Main Street is highly recommended for food choices. We also dined at the restaurant on the pier ‘Lamplight Lounge’, which is level with the water. We watched the light show from here, which is a must see. Chose this over the fireworks. After visiting both parks (Disneyland resort and CA) we felt CA was definitely the less busy of the two. There’s more room to walk around and not feel as busy as Disneyland resort.
    Visited May 2023
    Traveled as a couple
    Written May 20, 2023
  • RoyaltyC
    Calgary, Canada417 contributions
    Second time this year
    Got on Soaring after 10 minutes wait on a Tuesday morning. I wanted to do it again in the afternoon but the wait was an hour. Radiator Springs kept breaking down. Single rider lane saved lots of time. Food and wine festival seemed to be popular. My old favourite Boardwalk Pizza and Cocina were not so good this time. Guardians of the Galaxy is a must even though the wait was almost an hour. World of Colour was spectacular. I got in the virtual line around 12pm and got ticket to the 930pm show. This is my favourite park of the 2. It was much busier in April than in January.
    Visited April 2023
    Written May 29, 2023
  • bridgete478
    4 contributions
    FABULOUS!
    So fun and fabulous. Get the park hoppers and the genie pass. Get the tacos birriea! Kids loved everything, especially guardians, Incredibles, soarin, and cars ride + Mac and cheese bread bowls! Thanks Disney! Could live in the parks!
    Visited June 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written June 5, 2023
  • therealS1
    Honolulu, Hawaii229 contributions
    Wonderful Time…Wonderful Memories.
    Our family of 9, with 5 adults and 4 kids could not have had a better time. So much better than Disneyland which we two for the two days prior. All employees, cast members and the like were exceptionally nice and helpful. We did the Lightning Pass with an optional fee for the Cars ride. That saved us a lot of time and allowed us to get on every ride we wanted to. The upkeep seems so much better at this park vs Disneyland. Also, we ate at multiple venues and enjoyed the food for the most part. We love the flexibility to enjoy adult beverages and walk throughout the park. We look forward to our next (California) adventure.
    Visited June 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written June 9, 2023
  • tiffmgilmore
    Pleasant Hill, Missouri15 contributions
    Just go!
    We had a great time. We have been to Disney World and Disneyland now. I would definitely go back to Disneyland. We always rope dropped the park, and loved the park the first half of the day. Around 3:00, it really started to get busy but it was still manageable.
    Visited June 2023
    Traveled with family
    Written June 19, 2023
  • Bev B
    Temecula, California2,954 contributions
    Fun
    I love coming over & walking California Adventure Park. Sip a drink on the terrace & enjoy fun rides. It’s getting a bit busy for summer… but still fun. A taste of our California. I’m a native😍… So Cal.. we are not all bad😂. 100 years of Mickey… not Disneyland- 68 years old.
    Visited June 2023
    Traveled solo
    Written June 22, 2023
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steve w
Brentwood, CA17 contributions
Feb 2024 • Family
On 2/10/24 on jacket fell off the Goofy Ski School ride and onto a catwalk right above the station. I spoke to the ride lead right after I got off the ride. They stated they would retrieve the jacket the next time the ride stopped. We were staying on property so the staff at the hotel created a list item case and called the ride several times during the day. I could see the jacket from our room and it was there the complete day. The next day I looked again and the jacket was gone. So we headed to lost and found (even though it was never lost I knew exactly where it was). Got to lost and found the morning of 2/11. They stated no jacket. We checked again the next day no jacket. So beware there is a THIEF that works on Goofy's Sky School ride. I created a police report with APD. So THIEF hope you enjoy my jacket.
Written February 21, 2024
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Angie H
1 contribution
Feb 2024 • Family
Amazzing day!! But NO Baymax meet (apparently for a while)

We had a fantastic say! Saw other reviewers say how awful things are but we did not see any of that. Washrooms were clean, plentiful. We found food that was good snd lots of optioms. Did mobile order, we also brought some light snacks so didn’t have to eat multiple meals. Lines were the only issue but we bought lightening lane for Star Wars -Rise of resistance ($26 usd each) worth it. We also had bought the full LL pass and we’re able to use on a few rides so it really depends the rides you do if its worth it. Do single rider too where you can. The other Smugglers run StarWars ride my hubs said was terrible. The star wars area is amazzing. Make a reservation for Ogas Cantina so you get a table. Very cool place for a rest and drinks. Cocktails were great and we only had garlic bread/cheese but it was amazing and everyone at our table liked their food. A must for SW fans, but even if you’re not its wortg it!

The real stars and wow came from San Fransokyo. Very cool and we stayed here for a long time to eat, look around. Lunar New Year was very cute too. We missed parade but would have been nice.

We came from Canada, and main/only character we wanted to see was Baymax as my son is a huge fan. Only Hiro was there and they told us Baymax would be gone maybe for months (?) as suit being fixed. I mean, honestly doesn’t Disney have many Baymax suits? This was a huge miss that theu cannot advise of this somewhere. People spend thousands to travel to see favourites. Disney has invested millions in San Fransokyo, Baymax’s city, whats the point if no Baymax? My son was crushed. We bought merch, baymax macaton and cup, bought the gold coin from machine, you could buy big baymax balloons too.

This review is really for Baymax lovers so you don’t get your hopes up if going soon.

Other than that the day was dabukous!!
Written February 14, 2024
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Skyler P
Toronto, Canada8 contributions
May 2023 • Family
This was my family and I’s first visit to this park. Personally, I prefer this park over the Disneyland Park, as it was less busy and less overwhelming in terms of how many attractions there are. They also had great plant based food options for me and my family. We love Pixar movies and grew up watching Cars and playing the video game, so Pixar Pier and Radiator Springs were the highlights! My favourite ride was the Incredicoaster! I will definitely want to go back to experience it again and do any of the rides I didn’t do this time.
Written February 9, 2024
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Quest28675275674
1 contribution
Dec 2023 • Couples
A very disappointing experience!
1. Quality of the rides, very poor and after waiting a very long time to get onto the rides they barely lasted a minute for most.
2. Friendliness, you would expect better customer service. Most staff we interacted with were not very friendly and didn't seem to care about their jobs.
3. Quality of food was very poor considering the prices you had to pay.
4. The ticket prices are absolutely insanely expensive. Paying $300+ for tickets into a park that was very poorly managed, low quality and simply not what was advertised is very disappointing. Not to mention no Milatery discounts either, really not good at all.

Overall very low rating, disappointing experience and not worth the money.
Written December 24, 2023
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Bev B
Temecula, CA2,954 contributions
Dec 2023 • Solo
When I need a boost in Spirit… I head to the Happiest Place. I’m a Magic Key holder so I like to dine @ Magic Key Terrace & go on my husband’s favorite ride & mine Soaring Around the world. Decorated beautifully for Christmas🎄🎄❤️😍
Written December 13, 2023
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masseria bio
6 contributions
Dec 2023 • Family
Customer service is not consider at all, we spent 2 hours in a line once and 1 hours in other 2 lines. If you consider the cost 300$ + 35$ park + 30$ Fast pass you will aspect more or at least put a maximum number of guests.
Written December 10, 2023
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Rjlx
Burton upon Trent, UK56 contributions
Oct 2023 • Family
Visited here for the oggie boogie bash. It is a great park. During the oggie boogie bash the liens weren’t too bad meaning you could experience everything. It is the best park (including the Disneyland park) out of all of them
Written December 8, 2023
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Squishette
Albuquerque, NM9 contributions
Nov 2023 • Family
I visited this park Thanksgiving week 2023 with my husband and 6 year old son along with another family. Overall, it was a very disappointing experience. First, the park was so packed that it felt unsafe. I either carried my child or had them in the stroller to avoid him being shoved or stepped on. Secondly, the lines were so long (even with Genie+!) that we were only able to get through 1/3rd of the park and only did 4 rides. 3 out of the 4 rides were booked with Genie+, and you can only use it once per ride. My son cried because he could not ride his favorite ride again without standing in line for over an hour. The most disappointing ride was Cars. The woman at the front would not let us rejoin our party after taking our child to the bathroom, resulting in waiting in line for almost two hours. The ride broke down twice in the two hours, and you either suffer in line or pay $21 extra per person for Lightening Lane. How does Disney expect little children to stand in line for so long? The food was ok, but 90% of the time standing in line was much shorter than mobile orders. The wait times on rides is not accurate. Always add an extra 30 minutes. I really hope Disney changes their policies. They (especially the CEO) are making money hand over fist and are losing loyal customers (like me) by the droves. PLEASE lower the crowd capacity- - it is NOT safe and leaves people frustrated and angry. It leaves children crying because they can’t ride rides due to the wait times and parents wanting to cry because you either disappoint your child or out hundreds of extra dollars. Ride wait should be no longer than 20 minutes at maximum. I saw a cast member being screamed at by a disgruntled customer over ride wait time. I saw another customer in a cast member’s face over his wife being shoved in a crowd. Please bring back the Disney magic! The paid Instagram influencers aren’t fooling us any longer!
Written November 24, 2023
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QZOCK
Seattle, WA282 contributions
Nov 2023 • Family
I’ve been several dozen times… but new for me …
Star Wars - nice recreation of the expo planets and the Star Wars worlds.
You can meet Chew and Mando and the baby Grogu walking around.
The rides are great for the video game and younger generations, but enjoyable for the geezers like me.
Continuing on new for me: Winnie the Pooh, simple ride but excellently done.
California Adventure Park: the IncrediCoaster is indeed that.
If you go and just ride it, admission is worth it.
Roller Coaster technology has advanced to incredible levels.
Pixar ride is cute, and well done.

As I remembered, food still mediocre.
Parking and entering the park has been improved from what I remember.

Disney does a good job keeping everyone entertained.
Written November 24, 2023
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Delorean72
derby37 contributions
Nov 2023 • Family
No Disney magic here anymore. We did go when it was a busy day (we didn’t realise) but we had 3 days and didn’t get on many rides.

Queues were horrible everything was 75 minutes. Food was gross.

We are at the sanfrantokyo place which was jam packed full of people and was just filthy and gross.

We had teriyaki chicken from one of the stalls and threw it as it was horrible.

The food was crazy overpriced, tickets are a rip off. Parks packed, everyone angry and nasty.

We also visited universal which, was so much better.

This was our 3rd and final visit to Disney CA back to Florida next time or Paris.

Save your cash and go to universal 100%
Written November 21, 2023
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