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Gardaland Theme Park is one of the top theme parks in Italy. Located in the Castelnuovo del Garda commune near Verona, it is spread across 109 acres and is packed full of rides and attractions. But, as a theme park that caters to both adults and children, there are some park rules and regulations in place to ensure everyone’s safety. If you’re planning a trip, make sure that you familiarise yourself with these Gardaland rules so that you can enjoy a hassle-free trip.

Gardaland Rules & Regulations

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Ride Restrictions

  • The rides are all subject to minimum height and age restrictions.
  • For some rides, there are also maximum height and age restrictions. 
  • There are health restrictions on some rides for guests with heart conditions, pregnant guests, etc. 
  • A number of rides are designed just for children, such as Doremifarm, Ortobruco Tour, Mr. Ping's Noodle Surprise, and more.
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Personal Belongings

  • During park hours, you can keep your luggage, suitcases, bags, helmets, and packages in the cloakroom near the Ticket Office Area or at the West Information Office.
  • Bags that can be carried on the shoulders can be taken inside the park.
  • Do not store valuables like jewelry, wallets, phones, video cameras, etc. in the cloakroom.
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Visiting with Children

  • Children under the age of 12 must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
  • Get bracelets at the entrance with your child’s name and your phone number in case they get lost.
  • For children less than 110cm tall, you can rent out a stroller from the Information Office for a fee of €5 per day.
  • A Nursery with a nappy-changing area, high chairs, etc. is located in the Fantasy Kingdom area.
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Guests with Disabilities

  • There are many rides that can be accessed by guests with physical, sensory, and cognitive disabilities.
  • Guests with disabilities can use the Park Guide  to check which rides are specifically suited to their needs.
  • There are demarcated areas for guests with disabilities to easily view all the shows.
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Pets and Guide Dogs

  • Pet dogs and guide dogs are welcome inside the park. 
  • Dogs must be kept on a leash and, if large, must also wear a muzzle.
  • They cannot get on any rides or access the shows and must stay in the designated areas in restaurants.
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Forbidden Items

  • Entry with bicycles, skateboards, roller skates, etc. is prohibited.
  • Knives, scissors, and/or other sharp objects of various types are not allowed inside the park.
  • Firearms and other dangerous materials cannot be brought into the theme park.
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COVID-19 Measures

  • Guests are asked to book tickets in advance to avoid crowds at queues. 
  • It is recommended to wear face masks and maintain social distancing. 
  • Hand sanitizing stations have been installed at various points across the park.
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Lost & Found

  • Head to the "Welcome" Information Office at the Ticket Office Area, for assistance with lost belongings. 
  • You can also visit the "West" Information Office in the West Village.
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Food & Drink

  • Outside food and beverages, alcohol, and glassware are not permitted in the park.
  • However, most restaurants offer child-friendly menus, as well as gluten-free and vegetarian options.
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  • There is a paid parking space available at Gardaland Theme Park.
  • It costs €6 per day for cars and campervans; motorcycles and buses can park for free.
gardaland rules and regulations


  • Smoking is not allowed in the park except in designated smoking areas.
  • Smoking is also not allowed whilst queuing for attractions and shows.
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  • If you want to leave the park momentarily and return later, you can have a “pass” stamp affixed at the entrance/exit.

Frequently Asked Questions About Gardaland Rules & Regulations

What are the most important rules at Gardaland?

It is important to remember that access to each ride is subject to a number of height, age, and health restrictions, and that outside food and smoking are not allowed in the theme park.

What safety rules do I need to follow at Gardaland?

It is important to follow the height, age, and health restrictions on each ride. Children under the age of 12 must be also accompanied by an adult at all times.

What facilities are present at Gardaland?

Gardaland Theme Park has facilities for luggage storage, baby nursing, free Wi-Fi service, phone charging points, a first aid medical service, and more.

Can I carry food and drinks inside Gardaland?

Outside food and beverages, alcohol, and glassware are not permitted in the park.

Can I take my pet inside Gardaland?

Yes, you can take your pets inside Gardaland, but dogs must be kept on a leash and, if large, must also wear a muzzle.

Are guide dogs allowed inside Gardaland?

Yes, guide dogs and other service animals are allowed inside the park.

What should I wear to Gardaland?

While there is no dress code, it is recommended that you wear comfortable clothes and shoes to Gardaland. You can also carry a small bag with a change if you intend to do the water rides.

Are there restrooms at Gardaland?

Yes, there are many restrooms at Gardaland, and they are also accessibility friendly.

Is photography permitted at Gardaland?

Yes, taking photographs is permitted inside Gardaland Theme Park.

Is there parking at Gardaland?

Yes, there is parking near Gardaland, with spaces reserved for guests with disabilities. However, parking is limited and operates on a first-come basis.

Is smoking permitted at Gardaland?

No, smoking is not allowed in the park except in designated smoking areas.

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