Six Flags 2021 opening dates for Great Adventure, Wild Safari, Hurricane Harbor
STATEN ISLAND, NY – Six Flags Great Adventure announced it will open the Jackson, NJ theme park on Saturday, March 27.
Six Flags Entertainment Corporation, which operates 26 theme parks and water parks, said in a press release last week that it was preparing to welcome guests again for the 2021 season and to celebrate the company’s 60th anniversary. .
“Our guests and members of our team are set for the thrill and fun of Six Flags back in 2021,” said Senior Vice President of Park Operations Bonnie Weber.
“Last year, we set the standard for safely operating our fleets, and entertained millions of customers in accordance with government and CDC [Centers for Disease Control and Prevention] sanitary guidelines in 21 of our 26 parks. We provided a local and outdoor entertainment venue spanning tens to hundreds of acres where families and friends could safely spend time together, ”she added, referring to the reopening. last year amid the coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19).
And for the 2021 season, Six Flags Great Adventure will break three world records by launching its roller coaster of legendary proportions this summer – the tallest, fastest and longest single-rail roller coaster, the Jersey Devil Coaster.
The coaster will ascend 13 stories and hit speeds of up to 58 miles per hour as runners soar through dark and ominous woods along 3,000 feet of track. It is inspired by famous New Jersey folklore and will feature five intense elements, including three dramatic inversions.
Last month, the coaster had its last piece of track placed – which marked the completion of the construction of the track on the eagerly awaited screaming machine.
Ironworkers from TCN & Co, the ride assembly company based in Marlton, NJ, along with the ride maker and Six Flags project supervisor, signed the last piece of orange steel before it was reassembled at its location. rest at the top of the extreme, 87 degrees, vertical drop.
Guests and team members will follow strict safety and health guidelines, including face masks, non-contact temperature and safety controls, and enhanced cleaning and disinfection measures. The theme park will also closely monitor attendance during opening hours to maintain good social distancing.
Additionally, the Six Flags Wild Safari Drive-Thru Adventure, the world’s largest drive-thru outside of Africa, will open on Saturday, March 20, according to Six Flags. It will be a non-contact, self-guided animal experience where guests can learn about 1,200 animals from around the world by playing a personalized audio tour throughout their 4.5 mile journey.
Most of the animals are roaming free and can walk to the guest vehicle.
The 350-acre reserve will also make its debut with a plethora of baby animals, including bison, Asian water buffalo, and joe kangaroos.
And Six Flags Hurricane Harbor will open for the 2021 season on Saturday, May 15.
This tropical-themed oasis will provide refreshment for the whole family with more than 20 thrilling high-speed slides, a half-mile lazy river, two huge pools, and two interactive kids’ areas.
Due to the current health crisis, the park will use a online reservation system to manage attendance, plan daytime guest entry and stagger arrival times to minimize proximity exposure. Six Flags will set attendance limits well below the park’s capacity.
All members, season pass holders and all guests with a day or group ticket will need to make a reservation https://www.sixflags.com/reserve. Customers who require day tickets will be able to book during the purchase process.
Customers will enter their online order number, ticket number or membership / season pass number, select the day and approximate time of their visit, acknowledge their understanding of the company’s health policy, will order prepaid parking if needed and watch a short video outlining the new social distancing and sanitation procedures.
The company is running a virtual, contactless recruitment process to find 4,000 employees to fill positions in the park from March 2021 to January 2, 2022.
Jobs will be available at the New Jersey Great Adventure Theme Park and Hurricane Harbor Water Park, as well as the attraction’s Wild Safari. The parks will offer positions in more than 10 diverse departments.
Applicants should apply online at www.sixflagsjobs.com.