Six Flags Great Adventure is an amusement park located in Jackson, New Jersey. Owned and operated by Six Flags, the park complex is situated between New York City and Philadelphia and includes a water park named Hurricane Harbor. It first opened to the public as Great Adventure in 1974 under the direction of restaurateur Warner LeRoy. Six Flags acquired the park in 1977.
In 2012, Six Flags combined its 160-acre Great Adventure with its 350-acre Wild Safari animal park to form Six Flags Great Adventure & Safari park. At 510 acres, it is the second-largest theme park in the world following Disney’s Animal Kingdom.