The Carousel is an iconic Geelong landmark. The Carousel was originally built in 1892 and subsequently restored in 1996. It features 36 Dare horses and 2 chariots and is one of only 200 such carousels operating around the world. It is a must visit in Geelong for people of all ages. The waterfront views add to the charm of this historic fun attraction. Ice creams, confectionaries and snacks are available at the Carousel pavilion.
- The mobility lift enables a wheelchair to go on the Carousel ride.
- Trading hours are subject to change due to private functions.
- Entry to the Carousel Pavilion is free, only those actually riding the Carousel need to buy a ticket.
- Children: $4.00 AUD
- Concession: $4.00 AUD
- Multiride Tickets: $35.00 AUD
- Special timings apply in the festive season and on occasions.
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95% of people who visit Geelong include The Carousel in their plan
2 PM - 3 PM
43.16% of people start their The Carousel visit around 2 PM - 3 PM
People usually take around 1 Hr to see The Carousel
54.35% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting The Carousel
The last if it's kind. Carousel right at the waterfront. The shimmering sea is the real appeal. Have a stroll or simply sit along the ledge to enjoy the scenery. There is a huge lawn area that children and run around and a playground nearby too. The popular Cunningham restaurant is right at the end of the pier if you want some unique dinning experience. There are also rows of restaurant fronting the waterfront too. Westfield shopping is also just 10 mins walk too.
Wonderful little carousel and great price too. The kids thoroughly enjoyed the ride and the views are beautiful.
Wonderful place to bring your kids.
An old fashioned Carousel to take the little one's on for a ride. Adults can ride too as long as there under a weight limit.
126 year old carousel. Very lousy ride. Not worth the nickel. Very dicriminatory staff.