LEGOLAND® California in Carlsbad, CA

1 LEGOLAND Dr.Carlsbad, CA 92008
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With more than 60 thrilling rides and attractions themed after the popular LEGO® children’s toy, LEGOLAND® California Resort is the perfect theme park for kids and parents to experience together. Guests can explore creatively designed areas, including Dino Island, Castle Hill, Imagination Zone, Miniland USA, DUPLO® Village and LEGOLAND® WATER PARK, as well as themed shopping and dining venues.

Good To Know

from Ashley, one of our Carlsbad Travel Experts
  • SEA LIFE® Aquarium located within walking distance.
  • Smoke-free park.
  • World's first LEGOLAND® WATER PARK is located inside the theme park.
  • New for Summer 2018: LEGO City Deep Sea Adventure submarine ride!
  • Lockers and strollers available for a fee.
  • No outside food or drinks.
  • Parking fees apply.
  • Geared towards kids age 2-12.
  • Over 60 kid-friendly rides, shows & attractions.

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Diana K.

I didn't expect to have so much fun - but I did! We took our family there to celebrate our grandchildren's birthdays. It was priced really fair and there's a ton of different stuff to do. We got there early and rode rides then went to the see the Legos and to the Aquarium. It was a great time I will always cherish. Next time we'll stay another day and go to the waterpark too.

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from LEGOLAND® California Resort
AWESOME AWAITS at LEGOLAND® California Resort, where families with children ages 2-12 can enjoy more than 60 rides, shows, and attractions! This summer, dive underwater on the new LEGO® CITY: Deep Sea Adventure submarine ride. The adventure begins on a real LEGO® submarine that takes you on a hunt for treasure. On your journey, you’ll encounter all kinds of real sea creatures, as well as bright LEGO fish and scuba divers. Head to Castle Hill and enter a world of knights and princesses to conquer the Dragon Coaster, get a Driver’s License in Fun Town and marvel at cities built entirely out of millions of LEGO® bricks in Miniland. Soak up the sun and cool off as you splash and play at the LEGOLAND Water Park with over 10 million gallons of fun! LEGOLAND Resort is also home to SEA LIFE® Aquarium, featuring the new Sea at Night exhibit where you can learn more about bioluminescence. There’s so much to do you’ll want to stay the night. Located steps away from the Park entrance, the amazing LEGOLAND Hotels, including the new LEGOLAND Castle Hotel, both have 250 themed rooms and are packed with LEGO features.

Join your favorite ninja heroes at a very special dojo training session in the new LEGO® NINJAGO®: Master of the 4th Dimension 4D film now open inside LEGOLAND® California Resort! Become part of the 4D action as Master Wu prepares the ninjas to take on the teachings of the mysterious ‘Scroll of the 4th Dimension’ but with disastrous consequences. Kai, Nya, Lloyd, Zane, and Cole find themselves in a whole heap of trouble for not only them but for the whole universe!

LEGOLAND has more than 60 rides, shows, and attractions including, LEGO NINJAGO World! Ninja work to become masters of the ancient art of Spinjitzu and demonstrate all that they have learned on the interactive LEGO NINJAGO The Ride. This interactive, cutting-edge, technological marvel allows riders to control animated fireballs, lightning, shockwaves, and ice.

Inside LEGOLAND, you can enter a world of knights and princesses to conquer the Dragon Coaster. Kids can drive their own cars at Driving School. Make new friends at LEGO Friends Heartlake City.

The Resort is also home to the LEGOLAND Water Park featuring the LEGO Legends of CHIMA™ Water Park where you can splash and play. Right next door is the wonder-filled SEA LIFE® aquarium with the new Sea at Night display coming this spring featuring an amazing bioluminescence display.

There’s so much to do, you’ll want to spend the night. The amazing LEGOLAND Hotel is packed with themed LEGO features and the new LEGOLAND Castle Hotel is now open.

*Special ticketed events are not included in admission ticket.

Daily parking fees are:
Cars: $20
Campers/RV's: $30
Motorcycles: $10
Preferred Parking: $30

Reserve San Diego Customer Reviews

69 Reviews
Gehan goubran
Garden grove, CA
3 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"A must go"
November, 2018 NEW
So much recommended for kids
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Jean-Luc GONZALEZ
FR
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"From 0 to 90+ years"
October, 2018 NEW
Very nice and amazing place for kids and others. We never feel to be in commercial park. Everything is built around intelligent games and we particulary appreciated the submarine place
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MARTHA CORONEL
HOBBS, NM
2 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Loved it!!!"
October, 2018 NEW
Legoland is not just for small children. There’s so much to see and do, loved the submarine treasure hunt! Very nice staff, definitely family friendly for all ages, Lego miniland was awesome to see, a lot of work and very detailed.
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Claire M.
Long Beach , CA
3 Reviews
Verified Traveler
"Kids had a great time"
October, 2018 NEW
Kid had a great time 2 girls ranging in age from 5-7 really enjoyed them selves .
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Alberto A.
Tucson, AZ
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"Amazing Experience"
October, 2018
Overall a great experience for my sons 5th birthday.
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Miriam Martinez
Yuma, AZ
1 Review
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"Great"
September, 2018
Buying from reserve san Diego was fast, easy and the best option we had since we saved around $10 a ticket!
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Fernanda Velazquez
indianapolis, IN
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"LEGOLAND was awesome"
September, 2018
Everybody was friendly
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Tip: There is a lot to do

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Helmut Stumpf
CA
1 Review
Verified Traveler
"Nice place"
September, 2018
Excellent resort for kids and really nice.
Was there for 2 days and explored it about 80% of it. It's huge
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Tip: Go for 2 days

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TripAdvisor Reviews
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meaw_chick
Lake Elsinore, California
"Family-friendly amusement park"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed November 15, 2018 NEW
Our family is an annual pass holder of Legoland. We have been going there since my son was 4 yrs old and now he's 6. The regular parking is $20/ day (you should consider getting a premium annual pass that includes parking if you'll be going there often). The park is smaller than Disneyland but they have plenty of shades, trees, benches for parents to sit while waiting for your kids to go on a ride. I love the water park but it gets so busy in summer when school is out. The foods are sub par and expensive. The only negative thing is lines always very long especially for popular rides like Ninja Go and roller coasters. The pirate park and Duplo Town are great for kids to go wild. Free Wi-Fi and sometimes they have kids eat free promotion at one of the restaurant inside the park. Plan your day ahead and you'll have a great time.
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Hitoshi2013
Danville, California
"Fall in Legoland"
TripAdvisor user rating 4 out of 5
Reviewed November 15, 2018 NEW
Great time to visit. Weather was perfect. Closing time was extended to 6pm which was perfect for one last ride.
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Connector430297
"Underwhelmed plus a frustrating incident"
TripAdvisor user rating 2 out of 5
Reviewed November 15, 2018 NEW
My wife and I took our toddler daughter to Legoland CA to have a great time. For the price of admission ~$100/ea plus $20 parking, you'd expect it to be a top-notch park. We arrived as they opened so we could make the most out of our day and tickets.What we found instead was a theme park without much of a 'theme' that seemed built ~50 years ago despite being less than 20 years old. Everything seems cheaply made without much effort to 'glam' it up that you'd expect from an amusement park.For example, 1) the carousel is made of cheap plastic horses that are way too close together and the ride is over before you know it. (yes, I know - 'cheap plastic' is kind of the idea behind Legos)2) The boys manning the helicopter ride couldn't count to 24 so my daughter and I were let into the area to pick a helicopter only to find no more available which meant going back in line to wait another round and a very upset little girl along with a barely audible apology.3) The Miniland looks like it's been in the sun for way too long and could really use some freshening up to impress the paying audience.4) There are areas where kids can go inside and play with legos, but it's no different than if you were in your own living room.Here's what really ticked me off. A character in a big Lego costume walks past us going the opposite way flanked by two staff members, presumably on the way to a show. My daughter runs up to the walking character and gives him a hug like she always does to Chuck E. Cheese. The Lego character gave her 3 seconds before the staff member said ‘Ok sweetie, we have to be somewhere.’ and moved on. Kids like my daughter are the very reason the park exists (and that the girl has a job), so swatting her away like an annoying fly is disgusting. If you really had to be somewhere, then don't parade through the park where you'll come in contact with CHILDREN/CUSTOMERS.We left after 3 hours and had just much fun at our local playground.
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OnAir25071625191
Riverside, California
"LEGOLAND"
TripAdvisor user rating 2 out of 5
Reviewed November 15, 2018 NEW
Lines were very long. Rides are not as nice as other resorts in Southern California but they are just as expensive. Too many upcharges, had to pay extra to park close to entrance. Wasn't willing to pay another $55 per person for fast track to front of lines. We were a family of 4 and had already paid over $400 for one day so was not willing to pay another $220 on top of that for fast track. I'm a senior citizen and we were taking our 2 grandchildren but no senior discount was offered on the website when we bought the tickets, very unusual. Also, our youngest grandchild who is 3 years old could not go on most of the rides because of height and age restrictions but we had to pay the same price for her as we did for her 5 year old brother who could go on almost all the rides. Doesn't seem fair. Honestly, we felt we had been price gouged.
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Orval O
"Took my 6 year old granddaughter to LEGOLAND. We all had a wonderful time! The ideal age to e"
TripAdvisor user rating 5 out of 5
Reviewed November 14, 2018 NEW
LEGOLAND 11/9/18 We saw most of the park in one long day. We heard people in line saying they were going for 3 days straight; I wouldn’t recommend it. The park officially opens at 10:00 but you should get there for the soft opening and better parking at 9:30 or so. Get a paper map at the entrance, as well as downloading the phone app, which lists wait times and directions to your selected ride. Staff: The workers were great, making it a good experience for the child and adults. Food: surprisingly good at the Knights BBQ: sausage, chicken, salads, cooked vegetables, beans, chili, beer. You can and should bring your own water and snacks. Lodging: we skipped the LEGOLAND hotel, fearing the screaming children running down the halls. The nearby Grand Pacific Palisades was fantastic, and quiet. Rides in the order we did them, mostly counter-clockwise through the park: #1 LEGO Technic Coaster was a great roller coaster, with a big drop early on, then medium-mellow. Kid wanted to go again, and we did, with a 20 minute wait time (already!). #2 LEGO Ninjago: a ride where you somehow shoot bad guys. We were all confused, but it was still fun. #3 Dragon Coaster: a mellow roller coaster. #4 Royal Joust: the kid rode a model horse around a track, pretending to joust. She liked it. #5 The Hideaways: climbing wall for kids. #6 Aquazone Wave Racers: perfect for a warm mid-day ride, with some splashing. But we got hot waiting in line. We should have gone to lunch before this one. #7 Captain’s Cranky Challenge: a fun spinning and rocking ride. #8 Bionicle Blaster: spin in multiple ways, some controllable. #9 Sky Patrol: ride in a “helicopter” going up and down as you direct it. Fun for kid and Mom. Driving School: Kid chose not to do it. Maybe getting tired? Coastersaurus: we meant to ride this roller coaster, but ran out of steam first. #10 LEGO City: Deep Sea Adventure: Our last ride, and everyone’s favorite. A submarine ride, nominally about identifying treasure, but more about seeing real fish and sharks and rays. Great for all ages! Miniland: Cities made out of legos wowed the adult’s. We saw it on our way out. The plaques describing the number of pieces and the time involved were impressive. Must see! Also, the many statues of animals made out of legos all around the park were amazing.
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Frequently Asked Questions about LEGOLAND® California Resort

Does a WATER PARK ticket need to be used the same day as LEGOLAND®?
Yes. The WATER PARK is only accessible through LEGOLAND®, so it must be used on the same day.

Can we visit just the WATER PARK without going into LEGOLAND®?
No, the WATER PARK is only accessible through LEGOLAND®. Therefore, you must also purchase an admission to LEGOLAND® in order to access the WATER PARK.

Can we bring outside food and beverage to the LEGOLAND® WATER PARK?
You may bring any outside food and beverage that has been purchased inside LEGOLAND®. You may not bring food from outside of the Park.

Does LEGOLAND® California have a Baby Care Center?
Yes. Our Model Mom Baby Care Center is centrally located in the Fun Town area of the park, close to Driving School and the Fun Town Market Restaurant. Here you will find a baby-changing area with diapers, rocking chairs for nursing mothers and highchairs, as well as a refrigerator and microwave for preparing a baby's meal.

What is the food and beverage policy at LEGOLAND®?
Please note that coolers and outside food are not permitted in the Park, however bottled water and any food or beverages required for specific dietary needs are allowed.

Are locker rentals available?
Yes, lockers are available throughout the park for an additional fee.

What is the pet policy at LEGOLAND®?
Pets are not allowed at the park.  However, service animals are welcome in most locations throughout the Park and can accompany a guest via the standard queue. All service animals must be on a leash at all times, not display any hostile behavior towards other guests.

What is the smoking policy at LEGOLAND®?
In line with our family-friendly values and top priority for the safety of children, LEGOLAND® California Resort is a smoke-free park and all smoking is therefore prohibited within the park (including e-cigarettes). Guests wishing to smoke may exit the Park gates to do so.  A designated smoking section is available outside of the Park for those guests that choose to smoke.

Are strollers available to rent?
Strollers can be rented on a first-come, first-served basis at The Marketplace, in The Beginning. You are also welcome to bring your own stroller or wagon.

  • Single strollers: $14.00
  • Double strollers: $17.00
  • Infant strollers: $14.00
Are wheelchairs available to rent?
Wheelchairs and Electric Convenience Vehicles (ECV) are available at The Marketplace in The Beginning on a first-come, first served basis. In fairness to all parties, reservations are not accepted.  Guests may also bring their own wheelchairs and ECVs.
  • Wheelchair: $15.00
  • Electric Convenience Vehicles with Canopy and USB Charge Outlet: $50.00
Guests must be at least 18 years of age to rent and/or operate an ECV.

Are backpacks allowed?
You are welcome to bring a backpack into the Park.

How much is parking at LEGOLAND®?
  • Cars: $20
  • Campers/RVs: $30
  • Motorcycles: $10
  • Preferred Parking: $30
Re-entry available with valid parking stub during same day of visit. Buses and bicycles are free. Handicapped parking spaces are available near the park entrance, with valid placard.

Is admission to the new LEGO® CHIMA WATER PARK included in regular WATER PARK admission?
Yes, admission to the new LEGO® CHIMA WATER PARK is included with the Resort Hopper ticket and the WATER PARK Hopper ticket. You can upgrade a LEGOLAND® only ticket or SEA LIFE® Hopper ticket to include admission to the WATER PARK at Guest Services or at the WATER PARK entrance.

Do toddlers (ages 1-2) have to pay admission to the WATER PARK?
Toddlers (ages 1-2 years) are required to have an admission ticket for WATER PARK entry ($5).

Can we bring coolers to the park?
No, you may not bring any coolers of any size inside LEGOLAND® or the WATER PARK.

Are strollers allowed?
Yes, you may bring in your strollers. Designated stroller parking is not available.

Can I bring in my own chair to the LEGOLAND® WATER PARK?
No, we provide chairs on a first-come, first-served basis.