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The Carousel

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Winter Trading Hours (April - September) Monday - Friday: 11am - 4.30pm Saturday and Sunday: 10.30am - 6.00pm Summer trading Hours (October - March) Monday - Friday: 10.30am - 5.00pm Saturday and Sunday: 10.30am - 6.00pm Winter and Summer hours...more
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1 Eastern Beach Rd, Geelong, City of Greater Geelong, Victoria 3220, Australia
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

My 2 years old daughter enjoyed the carousel. It took less than five minutes to be served and the Carousel went for less than 5 min.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Adel M
Reviewed 9 October 2018

We took our small grandchild for our first visit to The Carousel. The horses are beautifully restored but the inside area lacks character with stark atmosphere. No feel of carousels of the past, no carousel music at all inside and staff appeared apathetic! I certainly...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank VickiN318
Reviewed 3 October 2018

After birthday lunch at the waterfront three generations of family roamed down to the carousel which is always a favourite with the junior members.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank bjwtoghermore
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Old restored carousel, something from yesteryear. My kids have been here so many times over the years. Stunning views, easy parking and great cafes and restaurants nearby.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank ahancocks
Reviewed 4 September 2018

The Carousel is a beautifully restored blast from the past that is lovingly maintained in working order. Cheap price of $5 for a kid to ride, the artwork on the horses and carriages is great to see. Worth a visit when in the area by...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Tony W
Reviewed 2 September 2018

Lovely setting right on the beach. All the horses have been restored & bring back childhood memories. It is indoors so it is a perfect place for birthdays etc. without worrying about the weather.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank yamsoof
Reviewed 28 August 2018

One of the highlights of a visit to Eastern Beach. It adds a unique flavour to all there is to see and do, in a safe and friendly family environment.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank kenfionawright
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

The Geelong carousel is great for little kids, my 5yo and 2yo really enjoyed riding around on the horses. Its a good spot for a pause during a waterfront walk while giving the kids something to do. There's also plenty of wonderful cafes around if...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Kate N
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

Almost every time I take my daughter near this carousel she insists she must have a ride. Beautifully restored, this is a treasure that kids will love. Right on the foreshore, it is very well priced and the ride is a decent amount of time....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank aussieroo77
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

This is a great spot and the carousel is very popular at anytime of the year . Took my 18 month old on it and she had a great time worth a look

Date of experience: July 2018
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JudithO198
6 March 2018|
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Response from Leah W | Property representative |
Hi Jude, Thank you for your question! The park that was located on Eastern Beach next to the Yacht Club was called Highlight Park. Unfortunately this closed down many many years ago. We do however have a beautiful Ferris... More
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