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Gardaland Opening Hours, Closing Times and When To Visit

Gardaland Opening Hours

Gardaland
SEA LIFE Aquarium
LEGOLAND® Water Park
  • General timings: 10 AM onwards.
  • Last admission: Two hours before park closing time.
  • Closed: January and February 2024
Families enjoying at Gardaland Park

Open dates for March ‘24: 23rd-31st

Timings

  • 23rd-24th: 10 AM - 6 PM.
  • 25th-27th: 10 AM - 5 PM
  • 28th-29th: 10 AM - 6 PM
  • 30th-31st: 9:30 AM - 7 PM

March ‘24 closures: 1st-22nd.

Gardaland Park

Timings for April ‘24:

9:30 AM - 7 PM*

*These are the rough timings for this month; however, on some days of April the park closes slightly earlier.

Gardaland Park Rides for Children

Timings for May ‘24

10 AM - 6 PM*

*These are the rough timings for this month; however, on some days of May the park closes slightly earlier.

Timings for June ‘24:

1st-14th: 10 AM - 6 PM
15th-30th June: 10 AM - 11 PM

Timings for July '24

10 AM - 11 PM

Timings for August '24

10 AM - 11 PM

Timings for September '24

10 AM - 5 PM*
*On some days in September, the park has extended opening hours

Opening times for October '24

10 AM - 5 PM*

*On some days in October, the park is open for extended hours. It is also closed on certain dates. Check your ticket at the time of booking to confirm opening hours.

Opening times for November '24

Nov 1: 10 AM - 10 PM.
Nov 2nd and 3rd: 10 AM - 7 PM

Closed: 4th - 30th

Opening times for December '24

10:30 AM - 6 PM on weekends

Closed: Weekdays except 23rd to 27th and 30th-31st.

  • General timings: 10 AM onwards.
  • Last admission: Two hours before park closing time.
SEA LIFE Aquarium
A couple of tourist with penguins at SEA LIFE Kelly Tarltons Aquarium

Opening times for February ‘24

10 AM - 4 PM on weekends and from 12th - 14th.

Closed: Weekdays

Mother and son watching sea life

Opening dates for March ‘24

10 AM - 6 PM on weekends and from 25th-29th
Closed: Weekdays

Opening dates for April '24

10 AM - 6 PM*

*On some days in April, SEA LIFE Aquarium closes slightly early.

Opening times for May '24

10 AM - 6 PM*

*On some days, SEA LIFE Aquarium closes slightly earlier.

Opening times for June '24

10 AM - 6 PM

Opening times for July '24

10 AM - 6 PM

Opening times for August '24

10 AM - 6 PM

Opening times for September '24

10 AM - 5 PM on weekdays and 10 AM - 6 PM on weekends

Opening times for October '24

10 PM - 6 PM*

SEA LIFE Aquarium is closed on certain days in October. Check your ticket at the time of booking to confirm the details.

Opening times for November '24

10 AM - 5 PM on weekends.

Closed: Weekdays

Opening times for December '24

10:30 AM - 6 PM on weekends and the last week of December.

Closed: December 25 and weekdays.

LEGOLAND® Water Park

Opening times for May '24

18th - 31st: 11 AM - 6 PM

Closed: 1st - 17th

Opening times for June '24

1st - 14th: 11 AM - 6 PM
15th - 30th: 10 AM - 6 PM

Opening times for July '24

10 AM - 7 PM

Opening times for August '24

10 AM - 7 PM

Opening times for September '24

1st - 15th: 10 AM - 6 PM

Closed: 16th - 30th

What's the Best Time to Visit Gardaland?

Peak Season vs Low Season

Peak Season vs Low Season

Peak Season: June - August
Low Season: September - May

Summer brings warm temperatures and sunny days, perfect for outdoor fun. However, expect large crowds during these months, especially on weekends and holidays. Although you can enjoy extended park hours, a lively atmosphere, and special events, longer wait times for rides are more common in this season.

The weather is milder in the fall and spring, making it comfortable for exploring. There are also fewer visitors during this period, creating a more relaxed and peaceful experience. With shorter lines for rides and more personalized attention, you stand a better chance to enjoy the amusement park at a leisurely pace.

Weekday vs Weekend

Weekday vs Weekend

Weekdays see fewer visitors compared to weekends. This means shorter wait times for popular attractions, easier access to restaurants, and a more serene atmosphere. Arriving early on weekdays ensures minimal wait times.

On Weekends (Friday–Sunday), Gardaland tends to be busier, especially Saturday and Sunday. However, visiting over the weekend often means more entertainment options, and extended opening hours. If visiting on the weekend, arriving at 10 AM or thereabouts enables you to beat the crowds and enjoy attractions with shorter lines.

Weekdays in the low season offer the best combination of manageable crowds and shorter wait times.




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How Long Should I Spend at Gardaland?

While Gardaland can be explored in a single visit, keep in mind that it has several (potentially unmissable) attractions. If you intend to visit only Gardaland, half a day is enough to cover the most important rides. If you are also keen to visit SEA LIFE Aquarium and LEGOLAND® Water Park, then consider spending an entire day or two.

Gardaland ride

Half a day

If you have half a day to spare at Gardaland, focus on key rides you don’t want to miss. If you’re an adrenaline junkie, make a beeline for Oblivion: The Black Hole, Raptor, etc. If you’re visiting with family, check out the child-friendly rides like Mr Ping’s Noodle Surprise. If you’re visiting with young children, head to Peppa Pig Land. While you won't have time to see every detail, these attractions offer a good taste of Gardaland’s offerings.

Aquarium

1-2 Days

If you have an entire day or more to spend inside Gardaland, divide your time among the major attractions inside i.e. the theme park, SEA LIFE Aquarium and LEGOLAND Water Park. Of these three attractions, SEA LIFE Aquarium is likely to cost you the least amount of time, as the entire area can be covered in about 90 minutes. You can choose to divide your time between Gardaland and Legoland based on the rides and attractions that interest you.

Frequently Asked Questions About Gardaland Opening Hours

What are the opening hours of Gardaland?

Gardaland generally open from around 10 AM. During summer and winter, the timings may be extended or reduced respectively. Do check the opening hours before you plan your visit.

Is Gardaland open every day?

No, Gardaland and its sub-attractions SEA LIFE Aquarium and LEGOLAND Water Park are closed on certain days of the year, particularly in the winter months during October to December. Do check your ticket at the time of booking to note the timings.

Does Gardaland have evening hours?

Yes, Gardaland offers extended evening hours generally during the summer months and on weekends. On Halloween, Gardaland is open until 12 AM.

Are there any specific timings for last admission?

Admission to Gardaland ends two hours before closing time.

How long should I spend at Gardaland?

The exact time you want to allocate for Gardaland depends on your interests/agenda. If you would like to visit just the amusement park, half a day is sufficient to cover the exciting rides and attractions. If you are interested in exploring LEGOLAND Water Park and SEA LIFE Aquarium, spending a full day is recommended.

When is the best time to visit Gardaland?

To get ahead of the crowd, visiting Gardaland during the weekdays in low season (September–May) is a good idea. While planning your visit, either aim to go early in the morning or in the late afternoon.

Is the Gardaland open on public holidays?

Yes, Gardaland is open on public holidays. However, it is closed for several days at a stretch during the winter months, so it is a good idea to check again at the time of booking.

Should I visit Gardaland on a public holiday?

While you can visit Gardaland on public holidays, you might encounter longer queues and wait times. If you want a more relaxed experience, Gardaland is is best enjoyed on a weekday — either by visiting as soon as it opens, or going later in the afternoon.