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
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.
Carousel itself is very good but behaviour from some (not all) staffers are bit rude. It even crossed my mind whether it is because of our color?! Who knows?!
It was closed when I went there on a weekend, but from outside it happened to me that there is not much going on there, there used to be a ferris wheel here up until last year which was really nice. it's a pity it got removed :(
Kids loved it. Ladies in ticket office were very blunt. Had to pay for my 2 month old because I had to hold him while supervising my 4yo.
I love it. The carousel is just beautiful and the ride was fun as well.