(2:42 pm EST) -- Yes, your family will soon be able to ride in a submarine at LEGOLAND California.

The kids' theme park, based in Carlsbad, California, has announced it will add the LEGO City Deep Sea Adventure Submarine in the summer of 2018. Guests will actually board a real-life submarine before being submerged underwater to spot sea life -- including stingrays and exotic sharks.

Also announced for 2018 -- with a debut date as early as January -- is LEGO Ninjago Masters of the 4th Dimension, a 4D show at the LEGO Showplace Theater.

Both rides are part of a large expansion at LEGOLAND California, which includes the addition of a second resort hotel, LEGOLAND Castle Hotel. The hotel is expected to open next summer, as well.

--Amanda Norcross

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