SFGA 05/29/07 Trip Report!
Six Flags Great Adventure:
Trip report from Six Flags on May 29.
From Jen V
Posted May 30, 2007 at 4:22 PM
Today we visited Six Flags Great Adventure with three friends. Overall, our day was amazing, exciting, and we're sure to visit back soon. The park opened at 10:30 and by time we got into the park after parking and waiting for tickets it was about 10:50. We ran staight to the Flash Pass booth; This early there was no lines, so we picked up a Golden Flash Pass. TOTALLY WORTH IT. First we scanned Super Man, 2 minute wait with a Flash Pass, 1 and a 1/2 hour wait with out a Flash Pass. Then we ran to Scream Machene; 1/2 hour wait with out, 1 minute with the pass. We then scanned El Toro (2 1/2 hour wait) which we waited TWO minutes for. Medusa had a regular hour wait but a 1 minute wait with the Flash Pass. Then we ate at Nathans (reasonable prices) and reserved KK. 3 hour line, 3 minute wait in which we hopped right on. Then we started towards the other end of the park. 1 minute instead of 1 hour for Batman, and 2 minutes for Nitro in stead of 2 and a half hours. Then we went to El Toro again, 5 minute wait, the line was about three hours long by now. Back to Kingda Ka, 8 minute wait with a 3 1/2 hour line. Medusa was our last ride in which we waited 3 minutes for. I really don't know how you could go to the park with out the Golden Flash Pass. My dad was talking to some guy who was asking him about it; they were there all day and got on 2 rides, even longer than us and we got on 12. (Including Skull Mountain and Runaway Mine) YES, the Robin side of Chiller was open but my friends and I were too freaked that it only had lapbars for going upsidedown. I'm a happy customer and will be sure to visit again soon.
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Nice tips on the Flash Pass.
What about the cleanliness of the park and the overall crowdedness, not counting queue lines?
From Jen V
Posted May 31, 2007 at 2:30 PM
To my suprise, the park was actually pretty clean, and I did see maintenance workers around cleaning and stuff. I saw a couple police men, too. The crowds were good besides the queues. You can walk around comfortably with out being smooshed, and the lines for food weren't too long. Another quick thing, KK was closed until around 1:30-2:00 until it finally opened. Then later on around 4:00, they opened up all 4 trains. We later found out the couple hours it wasn't opened in the morning were spent on trying to open the other 2 trains.
Flash Pass is a great invention. I can't wait to get back to GA again. Great report!
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