Have any questions about Margaritaville at Lanier Islands? Check out our most frequently asked questions below, and if you can’t find what you’re looking for, don’t hesitate to get in touch.
How tall is Blizzard Mountain?
Blizzard Mountain is bigger and better! Measuring 575 feet long and 8 stories high, you’ll have to hold on to your feathers as you race down!
What are the height restrictions for Blizzard Mountain?
Blizzard Mountain requires a minimum height of 42” tall to race down. One person per tube.
Can I pay individually for attractions?
Yes! Most attractions at License to Chill Snow Island can be purchased individually by tickets. Click here for our Activity Ticket Pricing Sheet for ticket pricing and requirements.
Note: Margaritaville’s Lakeside Lights Spectacular does not accept tickets.
What is the gate fee to enter Lanier Islands Resort?
Lanier Islands Resort charges a $20.00 daily gate and parking fee for every vehicle that visits the resort. Resort access/parking is included with our winter season passes.
Can I leave and return to the park on the same day?
Admission to Snow Island is valid the duration of the day from the time of first entry. To reenter with attraction privileges, you must be wearing your wristband. If your wristband is removed, you will not be able to utilize the attractions until you purchase a new wristband or ride tickets.
Lanier Islands daily resort access and parking is valid for reentry on the same day of purchase by presenting your parking receipt.
What forms of payment does Margaritaville at Lanier Islands accept?
Margaritaville at Lanier Islands accepts payments in the form of cash, credit (Visa, Mastercard, American Express, and Discover), and traveler's checks.
For added convenience and for the health and safety of our guests and team members, contactless payments are available at most locations in the park. This includes contactless cards and mobile payments such as Apple Pay, Samsung Pay, and Google Pay.
Does License to Chill Snow Island have a Season Pass? How can I upgrade?
Yes! We offer Season Pass for License to Chill Snow Island. You can upgrade your Daily Admission by presenting your itemized receipt at our admission gates on the same day of your visit.
What time does Margaritaville's Lakeside Lights Spectacular start?
Margaritaville's Lakeside Lights Spectacular begins every night of the holiday season at 5 PM. Please check here for the full hours of operation.
Do I have to pay an admission fee if I am just walking throughout the park and not participating in any of the attractions?
No. Admission to License to Chill Snow Island without access to the rides and attractions is complimentary.
Is there a place where I can take a photo with Santa?
Yes, Santa will be visiting Paradise! You can get your photo and tell Santa (with social distancing protocols in place) your wish list at Santa's Work Shop and Gift Shop. He will be here nightly Nov 6th through Dec 24th. Visits, which include one photo print our and digital download, are $10 per family (up to six people) or four ride tickets. One visit and photo print with digital download are included with our Ultimate Winter Chill Season Pass.
Can I bring food inside the park?
No outside food/beverage except for bottled water can be brought into the park. If you wish to bring a picnic lunch, you may leave it in your vehicle and enjoy it outside the park gates.
Are pets/animals allowed inside the park?
Aside from service animals, pets and other animals are not permitted inside the park.
Are strollers permitted?
Yes, strollers are welcome in the park. There is fun for the entire family!
Where can I eat inside the park?
You can enjoy a meal at various locations throughout the park from Jack Frost's Shark Shack to Glacier Café and at additional concession stands.
What is your weather policy?
The park does not issue rain checks or refunds for inclement weather. It is advisable to view the local weather forecast prior to your visit. Outdoor attractions may be suspended in the event of heavy rain, high winds, and lightning. If the attractions have been suspended for longer than 90 minutes due to inclement weather, see an admission associate for further information.
How do I find out if the park is closing?
You may call our Guest Relations team at (470) 323-3440 any date that operations may be affected by weather. You may also keep an eye out on our social media platforms, as we post every time we close.
Is there a smoking area?
Smoking is permitted within designated areas only – Small area behind Tipsy Snowman Bar and parking lots. All other areas of the park remain smoke (including vapor) and tobacco-free.
What's the best way to dress for a visit to License to Chill Snow Island?
The Thrills and Chills are here! We also have real snow, so you are sure to feel a little cool and wet. Be sure to dress warm during your visit as all attractions are located outdoors. You might consider wearing water resistant clothes including gloves and boots.
Do you have an ATM? Can I get cash back?
No. There are not ATMs available in the park. No outlets offer cash back on debit/ATM cards or checks.
I have a small child, what is there for him/her to do?
Our snow play areas are designed for guests of all ages. Amusement rides do vary in height requirements, so please check with an admission attendant on what rides your little one can ride before purchasing your ticket.
Is there a shuttle to my car? To Legacy Lodge or RV Resort?
There is no shuttle service between parking lots, and service to the Legacy Lodge and Margaritaville RV have been suspended due to current social distancing guidelines.
Do you have wireless internet access inside the park?
Wireless internet access is available in most areas of the park. Please use the IslandsGuest network.
Do you have lockers? Where are they and what do they cost?
We have lockers next to Blizzard Mountain and at LandShark Landing. Prices range from $10 - $20 depending on the size of the locker.
Where can I purchase alcoholic beverages? Can I bring my own?
Outside alcoholic beverages are not permitted in the park. Alcohol sales are located in the park at Santa's Tiki Bar, Tipsy Snowman Bar and Glacier Café.
I have an infant; Does he/she need to have a ticket?
Children 2 years of age and younger are not required to have a ticket; they are free.
How old does my child have to be to go to the park without an adult?
It is recommended that an adult accompany anyone under the age of 16. After 6 PM, an adult must accompany minors under the age of 18.
Is the park handicap accessible? Amusement Rides?
We have handicap parking available at several parking lots. Please note, Blizzard Mountain requires the use of stairs. Select amusement rides can make accommodations.
Is there a map of the park?
You can view/print a map of the park here, or you can obtain a copy inside the park at the ticket booths.